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At the Edge of Asia

*Tim Flicker writes on the poor state of Australian football relations in Asia Robbie Gaspar (pictured below) is a name known to few Australian football fans, and yet he is one of the few Australian footballers to have had a stellar decade-long career in Indonesia, Brunei and Malaysia . While games in Australia’s growing A-league…

Bonek Against the President

Letter to President Jokowi from Bonek 1927 On the Eve of the 70th Anniversary of Indonesia’s Independence “We Demand a Mental Revolution for Clean Football” Presiden Jokowi, whom we venerate, We pray that you – Father President – are always given health so that you are able to carry out the obligations of the national…

Warkop Pitulikur and Football Activism

*by Fajar Junaedi and Andy Fuller **an earlier version of this article was published on Football Fandom Indonesia. ***photos by Husin Ghozali Resistance towards injustice can appear anywhere. The resistance to the political forces that have sought to kill off the Persebaya football club emerged at an informal coffee house (warung kopi) known as Warkop…

What’s your next move, PSSI?

*Article by Ary Wibowo, Kompas newspaper, Jakarta **Translated by Andy Fuller Football, in Indonesia, is like a party. Football can become a means of national resistance, entertainment, a resource of happy stories, as well as a means of making a living. How depressing Indonesia would be without football.People of all ages – from very young…

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