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NSW Bids To Make Sydney The Permanent Home For A-League Grand Final

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 22 / 17

Sydney "could become the permanent home of the A-League grand final" as part of a NSW government plan to bid for the hosting rights for the competition's decider, "regardless of the teams competing," according to Dominic Bossi of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Discussions have reportedly taken place wit...

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