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Why was the response all about the Matildas and not Lisa De Vanna?

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
October 11 2021 - 6:30pm
The joint statement by the Matildas was all about them and their current culture, not about Lisa De Vanna and support her after she revealed historical allegations. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

Football Australia has drawn a line in the sand and is prioritising its image - and the Matildas' image - over the health and wellbeing of a former player.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

Journalist

Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.