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On occasions, Australian football can be Beautiful. On Sunday morning in Riyadh, it was Bold. To succeed in the mainstream, it will need to be both. Ben Shine reports. *  *  * On Sunday afternoon 17,000 sun-drenched fans at the SFS watched a uncharacteristically disciplined Sydney FC side methodically dispatch a Central Coast Mariners side…

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The Australia has long enjoyed a ‘special relationship’ with the United States. This strategic alliance, made official in 1951 in the form of the ANZUS treaty, has been held up by subsequent Australian governments as something to be cherished, upheld at all costs. In reality, the US has far closer ties with the UK (and…

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