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Brisbane Roar's Rent Stoush With Queensland Rugby Union May Cost Club New Buyer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 28 / 15

Football Federation Australia is closely monitoring "embattled" A-League side Brisbane Roar amid suggestions that "the club could lose a potential buyer following court action from the Queensland Rugby Union to retrieve money for unpaid rent," according to Ray Gatt of THE AUSTRALIAN. The A-League cl...

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