Sydney beats Melbourne for soccer final

January 6, 2011
Melburnians might think they live in Australia's sporting capital but the city has missed out on hosting the Asian Cup soccer final in 2015.

However, Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu insists he is not worried that Sydney is likely to host the final after it was announced in the early hours of Thursday that Australia would stage the tournament.

"I think we've got to understand that this is an Australian event, it's going to be good for Australian soccer," Mr Baillieu told reporters ...

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