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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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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 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 /

Usain Bolt may start for Central Coast Mariners in upcoming trial match

Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey said he's considering starting Usain Bolt in a trial against a Macarthur South West United team on Friday.
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.
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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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Usain Bolt nervous ahead of Central Coast Mariners debut

Usain Bolt expects an onset of nerves when he makes his debut for Australia's Central Coast Mariners against an amateur side on Friday and says he is still short of fitness and struggling with the speed of the game.
Usain Bolt takes a tumble during training. News Corp Australia

Usain Bolt makes football debut Friday

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt admitted Tuesday he was struggling with the tempo of professional football but is working hard to raise his fitness levels ahead of his first trial match on Friday.

Usain Bolt takes first steps on Manchester United dream

Usain Bolt has taken the first tentative steps towards his Manchester United dream after the sprint king joined Australian side Central Coast Mariners for his first training session on Tuesday.

Usain Bolt trains with Central Coast Mariners in quest for pro contract

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt had his first training session with Australia's Central Coast Mariners on Tuesday and said he is ready to prove the doubters wrong by winning a professional football contract.

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