Big guns out of A-League All Stars fixture

July 5, 2013
The A-League's All Stars outfit due to take on Manchester United threatens to be that in name only after crowd favourites Alessandro Del Piero, Shinji Ono and Emile Heskey all pulled out of the team on Friday.

The news is a blow to fans, some of whom have paid up to $189 a ticket, hoping to see a star-studded A-League line-up take on the English champions at a sold-out ANZ Stadium on July 20.

Instead, the All Stars concept will be sorely lacking stellar quality.

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