Marquee no certainty for new A-League team

April 5, 2012
By Liam FitzGibbon
Israel Folau was the face of the AFL's western Sydney invasion but Football Federation Australia (FFA) says the A-League's foray into the region won't necessarily hinge on a big-name signing.

A western Sydney team will become the competition's 10th side from next season after FFA confirmed on Wednesday it would bankroll the team to replace fallen Gold Coast United.

Despite the boost of an $8 million government funding package, FFA faces a big challenge in getting the club ready ...

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