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Johnny Warren's family furious at FIFA decision to cover statue during World Cup

Agron Latifi
Updated July 11 2023 - 6:06pm, first published 10:50am
Matt McKay and Tim Cahill unveiling the Johnny Warren statue in 2016. Johnny Spurgo (inset). Picture supplied.
Matt McKay and Tim Cahill unveiling the Johnny Warren statue in 2016. Johnny Spurgo (inset). Picture supplied.

The family of Australian football legend Johnny Warren have labelled FIFA's decision to cover statues outside the Sydney Footballl Stadium during the Women's World Cup as "disgusting and disrespectful".

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Agron Latifi

Agron Latifi

Sports Reporter

Wollongong born and bred. I love reporting about the Illawarra region and have been doing it for more than 20 years. I've moved into sport recently after covering the education round for the last five plus years for the Illawarra Mercury. It's been a great pleasure.

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