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Channel Nine Keen To Show Saturday Night A-League Matches, Go Head-To-Head With AFL

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 22 / 15

Channel Nine "wants to screen Saturday night A-League games" and go head-to-head with the Australian Football League on Seven, according to David Davutovic of the HERALD SUN. Nine is the favorite to take over SBS’s A-League rights "as Seven’s interest is complicated by its AFL contract."...

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