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Sydney FC's Friendly With Chelsea Set To Break ANZ Stadium Attendance Record

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 27 / 15

The record attendance for ANZ Stadium "could be set by a football friendly involving an A-League club and the current English Premier League champions," according to Dominic Bossi of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Chelsea's tour match in Sydney on June 2, "looks set to herald a record attendance a...

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