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Coldplay Concerts Force Sydney FC To Move Melbourne City Match To ANZ Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 06 / 16

A-League side Sydney FC fans can "thank Chris Martin for stealing their club's home ground on one of the biggest nights" of the A-League season, according to the AAP. The team would have hosted Melbourne City at Allianz Stadium on Friday night but "two Coldplay gigs forced them to move the blockbust...

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