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Long Awaited Australian Cup Competition To Start In 2014, Modeled After FA Cup
Published August 30, 2013
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QUALIFYING TALK: In Sydney, Dominic Bossi reported local association clubs "can qualify for next year's competition through existing regional and state competitions," such as the Waratah Cup in New South Wales. Semi-pro clubs "will enter the tournament in progressive stages due to a seeding system, with the 10 A-League clubs earmarked to be introduced at the round-of-32 stage." The final composition of the other 22 teams "will likely be formed on a pro-rata basis reflecting the number of registered players and clubs of each state and territory, with NSW and Victoria set to be the most represented members" (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, 8/30). In Canberra, Lee Gaskin reported with Canberra having missed out on an A-League team, Capital Football CEO Heather Reid said that "it was important the region's elite players could be exposed to top-level football." Reid: "It's another opportunity for our men's clubs. We're working with the FFA to promote these additional opportunities, especially in the absence of an A-League or an NYL (National Youth League) team, entry is really important from our point of view" (CANBERRA TIMES, 8/30).