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Former NZ Football Coach Fallon Says Heads Must Roll In Player-Eligibility Fiasco

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 03 / 15

Former New Zealand national football team coach Kevin Fallon "has called for the heads" of NZ Football CEO Andy Martin, High-performance Dir Fred de Jong and national team coach Anthony Hudson, according to David Long of STUFF. Fallon said that "the trio should be held accountable for the player-el...

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