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Parliament Backs Wakefield Trinity's Plan For New 10,000-Seat Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 25 / 17

Super League rugby side Wakefield Trinity received parliamentary support in its "battle for a new stadium in the city" as the deadline for the club to inform the Rugby Football League of its "plans for next season and beyond approaches," according to Aaron Bower of the London GUARDIAN. Trinity is ho...

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