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A minute’s silence was held prior to Melbourne Victory’s league fixture vs. Perth Glory this weekend, after it was announced that Luca Jones, son of Socceroo’s goalkeeper Brad Jones (above), had passed away.
Luca, who was five-years-old, had been battling leukaemia for eighteen months. He was diagnosed just prior to the Australian NT’s 2010 World Cup campaign, causing his dad to abandon his dream of playing in a major tournament and race to his side. At the time, Brad was playing his league soccer for Middlesbrough but has since moved to Liverpool.
Please join us in sending our deepest condolences to Brad and his partner Dani at this difficult time.
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Lucas, we realise that your hair situ wasn’t (and shouldn’t have been) uppermost in your mind while you were visiting a soccer club for under-10′s in flood-hit Bangkok. For that reason, we’re not going to give you a hard time.
But you do seem to be sporting a bit of a combover there. Please be careful. These things have a way of getting out of control.
Harry Kewell and Sheree (not Sharee as The Daily Mail likes to call her) Murphy walked the black carpet outside the opening of Shane Warne’s new club, Club 23, at Crown Casino in Melbourne. Image taken 7.11.2011.