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AFL Side Sydney Swans Obliged To Play Home Finals At ANZ Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 30 / 16

The Australian Football League "will have to pay compensation to ANZ Stadium" to guarantee that Sydney plays its home finals this year at the Sydney Cricket Ground and avoids "a backlash from Swans fans," according to Andrew Wu of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. While the Swans "have successfully ne...

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