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Danish Women Risk Expulsion From World Cup As Pay Dispute Drags On

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 19 / 17

The Danish women's national football team "will not play Sweden" in a planned World Cup qualifier on Friday and risks "being kicked out of the competition" as a dispute between the players and the Danish FA (DBU) "has not yet been resolved," according to Philip O'Connor of REUTERS. DBU Sen...

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