A-League's Gold Coast fold, players upset

April 5, 2012
By Liam FitzGibbon
Australian football's players' association says an A-League club must never be allowed to fail again after Gold Coast United became the third team on the competition's scrap heap.

As had been widely predicted, Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Thursday officially confirmed the club would not continue, just a day after announcing it would bankroll a new western Sydney franchise from next season.

While blaming a lack of public and corporate support for a team in the region, ...

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