PLANE UN­LUCKY

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - SPORT -

LAST week­end’s thrilling A-League grand fi­nal caused huge drama for soc­cer boss

David Gal­lop. He was due to fly out of Syd­ney for Bahrain at 8.30pm on Sun­day for an AFC-FIFA con­gress.

The game went into 30 min­utes’ ex­tra time. Then, the un­for­get­table penalty shootout. Con­sid­er­ing FFA chair­man

Steven Lowy was al­ready over­seas for the meet­ing, Gal­lop had to stay for the tro­phy/toi­let seat pre­sen­ta­tion and missed the flight. He flew out on Mon­day night in­stead.

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