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Chelsea Appears Unlikely To Leave Stamford Bridge; Expansion A Possibility
Published June 19, 2014
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CLUB RELEASES STATEMENT: Chelsea said in a statement, "This study will review the potential for improvements to publicly-owned areas along Fulham Road and the area around the football ground, including the possibility of decking over the railway lines to the east and north of the ground. This could create landscaped public walkways and cycleways, while also reducing pedestrian traffic on Fulham Road and nearby streets on matchdays" (SKY SPORTS, 6/17). ESPN reported UEFA's introduction of Financial Fair Play rules has made expansion of its stadium a "crucial issue for Chelsea, who risk falling behind their domestic and European rivals unless they can boost match-day revenues." Abramovich has had previous attempts to buy the stadium thwarted by the Chelsea Pitch Owner, which fears that "any purchase by the Russian will be a precursor to a move away from the area" (ESPN, 6/18).