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Future is bright if the focus is right, says Francis Leach

As the Hyundai A-League gets set to go for another season, there’s no doubt it’s a machine in need of a tune up.

When it rolled out of the show room in 2005 it sparkled and turned heads. It was, for a couple of summers, the best thing on wheels.

Who could forget the 50,000 strong crowd at Etihad for the Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC game?  This wasn’t even a final. Yet it seemed that in the space of 12 months, football had gone from the basement to the penthouse in …