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Central Coast Mariners Plan To Play Home Games At Brookvale, North Sydney Ovals

04 / 25 / 14

A-League club Central Coast Mariners plans "to play up to two home games in Sydney next season by bringing games to Brookvale Oval and North Sydney Oval, subject to the approval of the Football Federation of Australia," according to Dominic Bossi of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. After months of specula...

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