Massive crowd shows A-League has arrived

December 14, 2006
By Guy Hand
Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC have helped lift the A-League into the stratosphere of Australian football attendances after drawing a 50,000-plus crowd for the first time in domestic soccer history.The 50,333 who packed Telstra Dome to breaking point for a tense 0-0 draw on Friday night was a record crowd for an Australian club soccer match - smashing the previous 43,242 from the 2000 NSL grand final in Perth.It was also a bigger crowd than any AFL match held at Telstra Dome in the past two years, ...

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