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Hangin' With ... NFL UK Managing Dir Alistair Kirkwood

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 22 / 17

ALISTAIR KIRKWOOD  is the managing director of NFL UK. Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium will be one of four that take place in London this year. On Oct. 1, the New Orleans Saints will take on the Miami Dolphins, also at Wembley. Games betwe...

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