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Usain Bolt signals professional football dream is over

Jamaican sprint great Usain Bolt has signalled that his hopes of a professional football career are over, saying: "It was fun while it lasted."
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Usian Bolt still optimistic over ‘opportunities’ after rejecting Central Coast Mariners

Usain Bolt hopes he will still get a chance to play professional football after expressing sadness things didn't work out with A-League club Central Coast Mariners.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Usain Bolt not giving up hope on football career

Superstar sprinter Usain Bolt is adamant he can become a professional footballer despite his trial with an Australian club ending, insisting Saturday: "I still have it".
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Usain Bolt’s Australian football dream collapses

Sprint king Usain Bolt’s attempt to become a professional footballer with Australia’s Central Coast Mariners collapsed on Friday as his trial period was terminated after contract talks failed.
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Australian FA to fund Usain Bolt deal with Central Coast Mariners

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt could still sign for Central Coast Mariners after the Australian football association said it was working with the club "in regards to funding".
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Ricky Simms: Usain Bolt offered full-time Central Coast Mariners contract

Central Coast Mariners have offered Usain Bolt a full-time playing contract after he impressed during a trial, his agent Ricky Simms has said.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Mark Schwarzer: Usain Bolt has a ‘good chance’ for Central Coast Mariners deal

Usain Bolt has a "good chance" of being signed on a permanent deal by the Central Coast Mariners and the Jamaican's lack of experience could be his key to earning a professional contract, former Australia international Mark Schwarzer has told ESPN.
Usain Bolt takes a tumble during training. News Corp Australia

Ange Postecoglou: Usain Bolt has slim chance in football

Former Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has cast doubt on Usain Bolt’s hopes of re-inventing himself as a football player and earning a professional A-League contract at the age of 32.
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Usain Bolt not playing for A-League Coast Mariners in A-League opener

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will not feature in A-League Central Coast Mariners opening game away to Brisbane Roar on Sunday, as he is yet to lock down a contract.
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Usain Bolt rejects Maltese club move

Usain Bolt has rejected a two-year deal with Maltese champions Valletta, the eight-time Olympic champion’s agent has confirmed.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Usain Bolt offered contract with Malta football club

Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said on Tuesday, with the club saying it wanted to “write history” with the signing.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Usain Bolt baffled by drug test request

Usain Bolt was left stunned after being handed a drug testing notice despite retiring from athletics and having no professional contract as he bids to launch a football career in Australia.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Usain Bolt scores two goals for Central Coast Mariners in trial game

Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.
Usain Bolt takes a tumble during training. News Corp Australia

Usain Bolt hopeful of professional football debut in Sydney

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt looks set to make his first start as a professional footballer Friday, a challenge he said could determine if he has a future in the sport of his boyhood dreams.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 31, 2018 Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt (R), playing for A-League football club Central Coast Mariners, fights for the ball with a player from a Central Coast amateur selection team during a pre-season practice football match in Gosford, New South Wales. September 8, 2019, Sprint legend Usain Bolt's football training has been put on hold after he flew out of Australia for a "previously planned commitment", his A-League club has said. / AFP PHOTO / Andrew Murray /

Vicente del Bosque: Play Usain Bolt in defence

World Cup-winning coach Vicente del Bosque has some advice for sprint king Usain Bolt's new Australian club - play him in defence.
Usain Bolt takes a tumble during training. News Corp Australia

Usain Bolt takes one week leave from soccer

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will put his efforts to carve out a football career on hold for a week to fulfil a “previously planned” overseas commitment, the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners said on Saturday.
The Mariners' Usain Bolt is tackled by Daniel Bird of Central Coast Select

Usain Bolt makes Mariners debut in friendly

Olympic sprint champion, Usain Bolt, came off the bench to commence his football career with Australia’s Central Coast Mariners in a pre-season friendly at Gosford on Friday.
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Nervous Usain Bolt prepares for football debut

Usain Bolt is set to get a first taste of competitive football on Friday in a much-hyped game, but the sprint superstar admits he is nervous with his fitness levels not up to scratch.

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