Griffiths quits Sydney FC for China

July 16, 2013
Sydney FC have suffered a blow with striker Joel Griffiths leaving the A-League club and expected to return to the Chinese Super League.

Griffiths sought and was granted a release from the final season of his contract on Tuesday, just seven months after arriving.

"Disappointed is a nice word to use to be honest," Sydney CEO Tony Pignata told 2MM radio.

"Unfortunately he got a really good offer and good luck to the lad. It's a good deal for him but we'll just go out ...

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