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‘We’ve made massive sacrifices’: Sydney defender playing for daughter in Scotland he barely knows – Sydney Morning Herald

Ryan McGowan’s daughter Millie is almost three months old but, for almost all of her life, he’s been on the other side of the world in Sydney FC’s A-League hub.



When he returned to Sydney in June, McGowan spent two weeks confined to a hotel room. His stay was made slightly easier when Sydney FC upgraded him to a double room and provided a treadmill.
He was put through a rapid pre-season program for three weeks before playing in all six of Sydney’s games since the season resumed on July 17.
It has made for a frantic tempo on the pitch but the pace of life away from football has been slow. McGowan spends late nights and early mornings on calls with his …

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