FFA willing to pay to get Socceroos home

July 20, 2006
By Simon Kirby
Football Federation Australia is "ready, willing and able" to wear some of the cost of bringing home overseas-based Socceroos to play in the A-League, chief executive John O'Neill said on Thursday.Clubs would pay half the star player's salary and the FFA the rest in proposals under consideration by the governing body.While two veteran Socceroos have come home this season, defender Tony Vidmar expected to announce an A-League move from Holland this week and ex-Birmingham City midfielder Stan Lazaridis ...

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