Simon Hill is the voice of Australian football. Manchester born, he called Premier League football and FA Cup finals for BBC in the UK, before emigrating to Australia to work for SBS and Foxsports. His calls of the Socceroos matches in their history making World Cup finals run in 2005-6 are iconic and still send shivers down the spine. In this episode he talks about how he became a commentator, why he journeyed Down Under, the mayhem of those historic nights, and what makes great commentary, with examples of great moments included. Aguerrrrrrro!
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