Expanding Australia: Getting it right founding expansion sides

Expanding Australia: Getting it right founding expansion sides

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Australian football is continually growing in popularity and prestige, attracting bigger crowds, well-known names and more and more lucrative commercial prospects to the sport.

As such, it has presented officials in charge of the Australian top flight, the A-League, with a dilemma.

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FTB: Why Phil Foden’s development is being cursed by City’s catalogue

FTB: Why Phil Foden’s development is being cursed by City’s catalogue

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There is absolutely no question that Manchester City’s Phil Foden is a Premier League quality midfielder. He might be just 19 years old, but the Stockport-born star is a top talent in his own right and likely one of the shining stars of the future for both club and country.

However, he finds his minutes on the pitch limited.

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MATCH FOCUS: West Ham 2-0 Manchester United

MATCH FOCUS: West Ham 2-0 Manchester United

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Manchester United supporters will have been cursing their side as they succumbed to a disappointing 2-0 away defeat to West Ham United, putting in a particularly sub-par performance.

True, their opponents have started the new Premier League campaign well, with Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini praising his side as they become “more consistent and more solid”, but it still should have been a seen as a game that Manchester United would come out of victorious.

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FA to investigate controversial tweet by Manchester City star Bernardo Silva

FA to investigate controversial tweet by Manchester City star Bernardo Silva

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The Football Association is set to investigate a tweet posted by Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva widely condemned as racist on social media.

The controversial tweet appeared to be in reference to his teammate Benjamin Mendy and was deleted later the same day.

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Bohemians hand league debut to 14-year-old forward in goalless draw

Bohemians hand league debut to 14-year-old forward in goalless draw

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Irish Premier Division side Bohemians handed a league debut to 14-year-old forward Evan Ferguson during their 0-0 draw with Derry City, bringing the youngster on as a substitute in the closing minutes of the match.

Ferguson came on in the 90th minute of the match away at Brandywell Stadium, as Keith Long’s injury-ravaged Bohemians side battled to earn a point.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Daniel Arzani

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Daniel Arzani

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Daniel Arzani is one of Australia’s hottest young prospects, so it seemed remiss to not cover the Manchester City talent in this edition’s player spotlight.

Currently on loan at Celtic, Arzani has faced a tough start to his time in Europe, having moved to Manchester City from their affiliated Australian side Melbourne City in August 2018.

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PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Olivier Kemen

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Olivier Kemen

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Olivier Kemen may not be a name too familiar to many football fans outside of France, but the Frenchman did spend time at Premier League side Newcastle United as a youngster.

The 23-year-old midfielder spent two years from 2013 to 2015 on Tyneside, with his future promise lauded at the time.

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