Sydney FC star Luke Brattan fears the absence of the club’s active supporter group from Saturday night’s finals derby could hurt the Sky Blues’ chances of winning “the biggest game of our lives”.
“The Cove” will snub their team’s do-or-die A-League battle against the Western Sydney Wanderers at CommBank Stadium as part of a finals series boycott due to “broken promises” stemming from the Australian Professional Leagues decision to sell grand final rights to the NSW government.
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“When you look up and see the fans, it’s a boost,” Brattan said on Thursday.
“It’s not ideal not having them there. It’s the stuff that gets you over the line when the game is hard and you’re…