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Soccer

Canberra has the X-factor: Gallop

FILE - AUGUST 21, 2012: Former NRL CEO David Gallop is expected to be appointed as the new chief executive of Football Federation Australia. Gallop who was CEO of the NRL for 10 years will replace Ben Buckley, who has been boss of the FFA for the past six years.
 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 05:  David Gallop speaks to the media at the announcement of his resignation as ARLC CEO at Rugby League Central on June 5, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra's inclusion in the A-League would give the competition an ''X-factor'', FFA chief David Gallop says.

Soccer

Newcastle A-League players toughen up in AIS 'cells'

Newcastle Jets player James Brown, left, and Canberra Rockets captain Robbie Deerly.

Lee Gaskin From five star to no star - James Brown has lived both extremes as a professional footballer.

Soccer

A-League snub 'slap in face' to Canberra

1 February 2012, social, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Women in Sport and Business luncheon at the University of Canberra. Kathleen McCaskie, Kathy Mumberson and Heather Reid.

Lee Gaskin Capital Football chief executive Heather Reid has described Canberra's latest snubbing for entry into the A-League as a ''slap in the face'' to the city's passionate soccer community.