Teams: Australia & Newcastle United
But having said that, Cousins did fling his arm up at head level... regardless of whether Hardwick acted and in the process managed to avoid the contact you can't have players going around doing that...
If Hardwick was coming forward instead of moving backwards at the time he could've been hurt.
"They picked on the wrong man - and the wrong country. It was like pouring petrol onto a fire as far as I was concerned.
There's an old saying that the dog that barks loudest never bites. They did a lot of barking but we bit them pretty hard. Uruguay's attitude just showed how scared they were of us - it was their last resort."
- Vincenzo Grella, Parma & Australia.