Lawyers win in A-League's new stoush

April 10, 2012
By Doug Conway, AAP Senior Correspondent
The A-League's latest crisis is not just another battle of wills amongst soccer's billionaire brigade.

Men like Frank Lowy, Clive Palmer and Nathan Tinkler are used to getting their own way.

Palmer blew $18 million on his failed Gold Coast venture and clashed so openly with Lowy's Football Federation Australia that FFA booted him out.

Tinkler has spent $12 million on Newcastle and wants out, too, but in his case the FFA wants to make him stay. Why?

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