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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 17 / 17

A-League side Brisbane Roar sacked Managing Dir MARK KINGSMAN in "another off-field drama" at the club. On Monday, Kingsman wrote on Twitter, "Disappointed to have my employment terminated by @brisbaneroar. Thank you everyone for your support over the past 14 months." New leadership is reportedly ...

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