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Queen's Park Challenges Scottish FA's Hampden Cost Claims

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 11 / 22 / 17

Scottish League One side Queen's Park challenged the Scottish FA to justify its claim that retaining Hampden Park as the national stadium would cost "many millions," according to the BBC. The club, which owns the stadium, said, "We have to date had no detailed access to any evidence to substantiate ...

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