Victory fans get Eureka flag go-ahead

October 27, 2008
By Kellee Nolan
Australian soccer's governing body has denied it ever intended to ban Melbourne Victory fans flying the Eureka flag at matches.

Football Federation Australia (FFA), which governs the national A-league, issued a statement saying the banning of the flag at matches was "unintended".

Fairfax newspapers reported that Melbourne fans were told they would be kicked out of matches if they flew the Eureka flag because it was considered a political symbol under the league's regulations.
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