‘ Fall guys’ – Straka
AN ashen-faced Franz Straka is convinced the Fury were set up to fail from day one.
Almost 48 hours on from Football Federation Australia’s much-criticised decision to can the A-League club, North Queensland FC’s ex-coach was a shadow of the energetic figure usually seen in public.
As he looked out over The Strand yesterday morning, t he Czech admitted t his week’s events had given him plenty to think about.
Each time, Straka comes back to the same sentiment: ‘ ‘ The Fury never had a chance’’.
‘ ‘ This announcement in October ( when the Fury were banned from renegotiating with players), you have a look at the games, how many did we lose by a goal? How many games were involved with wrong decisions against Fury?’’ Straka said.
‘‘ You have to be careful about what you want to say, but I think everything was prepared to stop the work here.
‘‘ This year for me and the young players, especially, was very hard.
‘‘ Maybe the people