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Sydney FC’s Alex Wilkinson to make 300th appearance

Sydney FC captain Alex Wilkinson could easily have been making his 300th A-League appearance with – rather than against – Melbourne City.

The 36-year-old former Socceroos defender’s memorable career reaches another milestone at AAMI Park on Tuesday night when he chalks up a triple century of A-League matches.

His opponents will be Melbourne City, who offered him the chance to again play in Australia in 2016 after his contract expired with Korean club Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

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“I wasn’t sure what was going to happen afterwards when I headed overseas (in 2012) but I always thought that at some stage I’d come back,” Wilkinson said.

“The Korean season finished in November-December, and a lot of the A-League squads were…

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