The Roar is mulling over the efforts of Canberra United to drive away their star player Ellyse Perry by making her choose between cricket and soccer.
Perry is by far the highest profile woman in Australian football and cricket. But her club have decided she can only play one.
“Ellyse needs to choose whether she wants to be a full-time Canberra United player and commit to training every day like everyone else does,” Canberra United chief executive Heather Reid said in the Sydney Morning Herald.
“Or if she still wants to try and mix her cricket commitment with football, then perhaps she will need to find another club.”
For mine I’m a firm believer that a winning team makes stars not the other way around. Also that nurturing prima donna’s is corrosive to any team.
On the other hand it’s hard to let the stars go…