Smith Review brings battle on two fronts

December 1, 2011
By Guy Hand
The A-League will struggle to survive unless player salaries and high stadium rents are cut.

That is the big pill contained within the federal government's prescription for soccer - the Smith Review - released on Thursday.

Most of what lies within the 42-page report and its 11 recommendations is self-evident, or fairly easy to implement.

A-League clubs must tap into grassroots support better.

The competition shouldn't be expanded further until it is in ...

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