Phoenix push claim for ACL eligibility

March 9, 2010
By Liam FitzGibbon
Wellington Phoenix say they should be entitled to qualify for the Asian Champions League, claiming they are no different to any other side in the A-League.

The New Zealand club's success in this year's finals series has raised questions over their eligibility for Asia's premier club competition.

Each season the A-League's minor premiers and grand final winners qualify for the following season's ACL, with Sydney FC already booking one spot for 2011 having lifted the Premiers ...

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