“He had an ability to get the big deals done”: The surprise name who initiated Franklin’s nine-year deal

Bravo Management's Liam Pickering has revealed it was Sydney and former CEO Andrew Ireland who initiated the length of Lance Franklin’s nine-year deal almost a decade ago. Franklin joined the Swans from Hawthorn in late 2013 on a $10 million deal in a bombshell move that shocked the football world, and many doubted the then 26-year-old would see out his contract in the Harbour City. After signing a one-year contract extension earlier this week, the eight-time All-Australian said he’s “definitely...

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2 months ago, SEN, Sydney Swans

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