Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Canberra A-League Franchise

With expansion talk being fuelled by the FFA. Wollongong and Canberra and others have been invited to bid. Tim Cahill is supporting, but not financing, the Wollongong bid. Carl Valeri, Joe Simunic, Caitlin Munoz will support a Canberra bid.

But the Central Coast Mariners are already in. CEO Lyall Gorman is on Nearpost Radio tonight talking about the Mariners experience, the initial investors and indeed what the other new franchises need.

A great insight into the organisation of a new football club.

And who was the first ever investor in the Mariners? Answer below

First investor:
Lyall Gorman's wife. (Apologies he didn't give me her name.)

Second investor:
Futureschool. A Central Coast education company run by Dennis King. His company operates across 17 countries. He put in 500,000.

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