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FFA To Consider Instituting Sanctions For Deliberate Bookings

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 05 / 17

A-League side Sydney FC Manager Graham Arnold "will not face sanction for asking players to pick up bookings ahead of the A-League finals" but a Football Federation Australia review "could end the controversial practice," according to the AAP. Arnold asked midfielders Josh Brillante and Brandon...

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