This Soccer Club Could Be The Biggest Winner In Australia's Federal Election

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First the Liberal Party promised $500,000 for a junior league soccer club in the New South Wales suburb of Concord, which seems like a lot of money …

But then, according to Fairfax Media, the Education and Industrial Relations Minister Bill Shorten came around two days later, and said the Labor Party would give the club $1 million.

It’s in a seat Labor only holds by 2.2%, but Shorten said that was definitely not that reason he accused the Liberals’ Joe Hockey of bringing “half a cheque.”

“Oh, let’s pay a bit of respect to all the volunteers of this club … the committee of this club … the parents who send their kids here.”

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