Eureka flag banned at A-League matches

October 26, 2008
Melbourne Victory supporters have been banned from flying the Eureka flag at A-League matches because it is considered to be a political symbol under the league's regulations.

Descendants of the Eureka Stockade oppose the move but the Football Federation of Australia has forced Melbourne Victory to tell its supporters the flag is banned because it is a political symbol, Fairfax newspapers reported.

Fans with the flag will be ejected from Docklands Stadium and will have their ...

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