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Turf war over AAMI Park as Melbourne Victory, Melbourne City block Western United from venue ahead of A-League 2020-21


Western United CEO Chris Pehlivanis said that Victory and City are blocking their initiative – even though three of the six games matches the club envisages playing at AAMI Park would be Western’s “home” games against their Victorian rivals.

“We just think that it is unreasonable to oppose this at the current time and with the restrictions imposed by COVID-19,” said Pehlivanis.

Western United want to play more games at AAMI Park but are being blocked by City and Victory.Credit:Getty Images

“We are looking to build our own stadium and that won’t be ready for a couple of years.

“We had planned to play matches closer to the city so that our supporters who live over the Westgate Bridge but in metropolitan Melbourne could get to the games, but…



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