Record crowds watch A-League openers

October 13, 2013
By Steve Larkin
As the national team stumbled abroad, soccer in Australia took another giant leap with record crowds attending the A-League opening round.

Adelaide United and Brisbane Roar banked season-opening victories on Sunday and helped the league create new attendance records.

Bolstered by massive crowds in Sydney, Melbourne and Gosford, some 100,998 people attended the opening round.

The figure surpasses the previous best for a regular-season round of 93,500, set in last season's ...

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