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Sydney FC Exec Slams Football Federation Australia Over Predetermined Final Venue

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 26 / 16

A-League side Sydney FC Chair Scott Barlow "has launched a scathing attack on Football Federation Australia after the governing body elected to hold the FFA Cup final at AAMI Park in Melbourne," according to Tom Smithies of the Sydney DAILY TELEGRAPH. Sydney will face Melbourne City after the Melbou...

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