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Football Federation Australia permits banned fans to see proof

Posted December 10, 2015 01:14:04

A-League fans banned from stadiums will be capable to view evidence against them in Football Federation Australia’s (FFA) reviewed appeals policy, chief executive David Gallop has announced.

Following a lengthy and heated meeting with representatives from all ten active supporter groups on Wednesday night, Gallop announced a number of alterations to FFA’s unpopular banning policy.

Alternatively of a “ban” notice, fans will now be issued with an “intention to ban” notice and will be allowed to see the proof against them, a essential problem at the heart of fan discontent.

That involves the 198 folks already banned, if the evidence against them still exists.

If the ban is maintained, they will have an opportunity to see an independent panel at a later date.

Gallop described the meeting —which lasted practically 4 hours — as productive.

He appealed to football fans to return to the game.

“We have made significant progress tonight in dealing with the grievances of the active fan groups. We want to see the terraces complete again this weekend,” Gallop mentioned.


Topics: sport, soccer, a-league, sports-organisations, australia

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Broken-hearted Hunt desires to get back onto the football field

Updated November 30, 2015 17:11:07

Brisbane star Ben Hunt is seeking forward to playing football once more right after moving on from his “heartbreaking” errors in the Broncos’ NRL grand final loss to North Queensland.

Two late errors from half-back Hunt opened the door for the Cowboys’ dramatic 17-16 win in last seasons’ decider such as his knock-on from the start of golden point added-time.

Hunt’s additional-time error gave the Cowboys excellent field position to kick the premiership-winning field goal and maestro Johnathan Thurston produced no mistake.

“Of course it was a heartbreaking night,” Hunt mentioned in his return to pre-season instruction at Red Hill on Monday.

“It was difficult for everybody, any individual who loses a grand final knows what it is like.

“But it is gone now, it is in the previous and we have to move on to subsequent year and to undertaking the greatest we can.”

“The head is cleared once more now, I was obtaining a bit bored at residence the last few weeks and was truly keen to get back.”

Half-back Hunt copped a one-week suspension for a lifting tackle in the dying minutes on Cowboys centre Kane Linnett that gave North Queensland a piggyback upfield as they pushed for a miracle comeback.

Hunt was pictured crying on the turf following the win and was consoled by outgoing skipper Justin Hodges.

Hunt revealed coach Wayne Bennett also sought him out for a chat soon after the game.

“Of course it was hard, I dropped the ball to shed a grand final …” Hunt stated.

“He (Wayne) was a excellent help to all of us and we had a true very good one-on-one chat about it.”


Subjects: nrl, rugby-league, sport, brisbane-4000, qld, australia

First posted November 30, 2015 17:05:53

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American football heading to Sydney

Posted November 29, 2015 15:09:34

Sydney will play host to the opening round of the American college football season next year, a match being hailed as a coup by the State Government.

When the University of California take on the University of Hawaii on August 27 subsequent year, it will be very first time the game has been played in Australia in decades.

Sydney’s Olympic stadium is anticipated to host 15,000 domestic and international visitors for the clash.

NSW Premier Mike Baird stated it took the State Government about 12 months to secure the match.

“It’s obviously a fantastic opportunity to take what is a massive occasion in America and bring it to Sydney,” he said.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports are hugely well-known in the US, exactly where fierce rivalries have created, and a robust Television audience has created.

Mr Baird stated it was “fantastic” for the economy as there would be “fans from each teams coming down to enjoy Sydney and New South Wales”.

“That clearly is going to help to drive the economy as nicely,” he said.

He was supported by the NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Main Events and Minister for Sport, Stuart Ayres, who mentioned it would bring a increase of $ ten million to NSW.

“Each universities have massive followings in the USA, and will see thousands of fans from across Australia and around the planet travelling to NSW to watch this opening round game,” he stated.

The University of California’s head coach said it was fantastic for promotion of the game worldwide.

“It is a excellent day for college football and all the fans of our sport,” Sonny Dykes told the official NCAA internet site.

“It shows the popularity college football is gaining, and we’re prepared to support additional introduce the sport to a lot of far more fans.”

Final year the university’s basketball group was element of a group of US colleges that played matches in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

The California versus Hawaii clash will be the very first college football match played in Australia considering that 1987, when Melbourne was host to a match amongst Brigham Young University and Colorado State.

Subjects: american-football, sydney-2000, nsw, australia

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