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Everton Receives Backing From Liverpool City Council For $300M To Build Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 24 / 17

Premier League side Everton has taken "significant steps" toward building a new stadium on Liverpool's waterfront after agreeing to "a deal for Bramley Moore dock and receiving backing from the city council to act as guarantors" for the £300M ($375.5M)-plus loans required, according to Andy Hu...

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