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A-Leagues New owner wants Perth Glory to be the envy of everyone

Melbourne property developer Ross Pelligra has set his sights on returning Perth Glory to their powerhouse status after being unveiled as the new owner of the A-League club.

Glory — back-to-back National Soccer League champions in the competition’s last two seasons before the formation of the A-League in 2004 — had been in receivership since last July, when then-owner Tony Sage handed back the licence after struggling to keep the club running.

A planned sale to Primeland boss Robert Brij spectacularly collapsed in November, with the Australian Professional Leagues (APL) on Friday naming the Pelligra Group as Glory’s new owners.

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Pelligra already owns Italian Serie C side Catania, as well as the Adelaide Lightning women’s basketball team, the Adelaide Giants baseball team, and the Canberra Braves and…

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