Usain Bolt’s football dream keeps on running but reality fails to keep pace

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The Jamaican sprint star was linked to a trial with A-League side Central Coast Mariners but once again the hype machine overtook both sporting and financial considerations

Gosford is a small town with big ambitions. Nestled on Australia’s central coast about 50 miles from Sydney, it has a population of fewer than 4,000 but is the commercial and administrative centre of the region. It has an art gallery and a historic harbour, a classic car museum and the “entertainment hub” of Mann Street. There is a A$650m plan to regenerate the centre and Gosford is twinned with both a ward in Tokyo and a city in western Slovakia. This week it was also the centre of the sporting universe. Well, almost.

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Written by Paul MacInnes
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jul/21/usain-bolt-football-dream-central-coast-mariners under the title “Usain Bolt’s football dream keeps on running but reality fails to keep pace”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.