Etihad boss open to World Cup games

December 10, 2009
By Roger Vaughan
Etihad Stadium boss Ian Collins is keeping an open mind about his venue possibly hosting soccer World Cup matches.

A day after AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou declared the stadium would be off-limits to a successful Australian World Cup bid in either 2018 or 2022, Collins was confident a deal could be brokered.

"We're a venue for hire, we're always interested in whatever is going on," Collins said.

"We support maximising the use of our stadium and we need to ...

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