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Manchester United To Install Floodlights At Carrington Training Ground

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 17 / 15

ManU Manager Louis van Gaal "has won a battle to install floodlights at the club's Carrington training ground," according to Mike Keegan of the London DAILY MAIL. Van Gaal "was stunned to find that players could not train after dark at the swish complex on the outskirts of the city when he arrived l...

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