“The inclusion of Gold Coast United and North Queensland Fury gives football a very large footprint in Queensland, and should also provide some fantastic local derbies and contribute to more fascinating Hyundai A-League rivalries,” Buckley said.
“I want to thank Clive Palmer (Gold Coast United) and Don Matheson (North Queensland Fury) for being instrumental in helping us take this first step into an expanded Hyundai A-League.”
Harsh words indeed. Clearly he will now think twice before threatening the viability of other clubs. And before telling people not to go to the local derby which was the whole point of his club.
The real question is: was he or Miron even there at the opening of the season?