Teams: Australia & Newcastle United
Ayres Reappointed For 2 Years ...
Good decision on the eve of the finals with the indecision and uncertainty of everyone at the Adelaide Football Club put to bed.
Now Ayres can concentrate on applying the brylcreem, putting in his mouthguard, limbering the fingers up and coaching the lads in September
"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.