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Gold Coast's Pantelidis admits players are concerned

Gold Coast United's Steve Pantelidis admits the players at the club are uncertain in regards to their futures.

Following news that billionaire owner Clive Palmer had pulled his investment from the club, Pantelidis said that it left the players along with the club as a whole extremely unsure of just what is ahead of them.

"Whilst FFA have said that it is business as usual, question marks remain and that makes the players feel uncomfortable," Pantelidis told tribalfootball.com.

"The players are unsure, there has been no official statement from Clive Palmer. I am happy here, I have bought land to build a house and I am just uncertain of what the future holds.

"But that is the life of a pro footballer I guess. If the club does go under, god forbid, then I will just have to look for a new club in another city."

It is still not 100% sure just exactly what is going on in Robina with conflicting reports stating that Palmer had pulled the pin but then club chief executive Clive Mensink saying that it was untrue and that he was potentially seeking share investors.

FFA CEO Ben Buckley eased fears when he said it was 'business as usual' but nothing truly official has come out leaving the club's future in the balance.

Andrew Slevison
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