"I understand from Central Coast Mariners that they have [made] an offer to Usain Bolt's management, which he is considering," O'Rourke told SEN radio on Monday. "That offer is much, much less than [the Bolt camp]...
Central Coast Mariners have offered Usain Bolt a full-time playing contract after he impressed during a trial, his agent Ricky Simms told ESPN.
Bolt, 32, netted a double in a practice game last weekend but did not play in the Mariners' 1-1 draw with the Brisbane Roar on Sunday, with News Corp Australia reporting that the eight-time Olympic gold-medal winner was in Melbourne considering his options.
However, he has now officially been offered terms by the Mariners, with Simms telling ESPN: "I can...
Usain Bolt has a "good chance" of being signed on a permanent deal by the Central Coast Mariners and the Jamaican's lack of experience could be his key to earning a professional contract, former Australia international Mark Schwarzer has told ESPN.
Bolt's much-publicised efforts to earn a professional football contract are in a state of limbo as the opening weekend of A-League action gets under way, with the Mariners yet to make a decision on his future following his trial.
Usain Bolt has turned down Valletta FC's two-year offer after deciding against a move to Malta.
The eight-time Olympic track gold medallist remains in Australia on trial for the Central Coast Mariners in the A-League but received an offer earlier in the week to play for Valletta FC and spearhead their Champions League aspirations.
But Bolt's agent has confirmed he opted against taking up their offer.
"There is a lot of interest in Usain playing football," Ricky Simms told ESPN. "We regularly receive...