New Zealand professional footballer Michael McGlinchey is a victim of an ongoing legal battle with Central Coast Mariners. On Thursday August 21st an independent arbitrator ruled that the player remained under contract at the Australian club.
However, McGinchey and PFA Australiacontest that decision and are considering all legal options including an appeal.
McGlinchey and the PFA are of the opinion that the player should no longer be under contract at Central Coast Mariners after the club’s A-League license had been sold to a new owner. The 26-time New Zealand international wants to join Wellington Phoenix, the A-League club from his hometown in New Zealand. He is already training with them.