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League One Side AFC Wimbledon Moves One Step Closer To New Stadium In Merton

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 23 / 16

League One side AFC Wimbledon is "a step closer to building a new stadium in Merton" after London Mayor Sadiq Khan "overturned a decision to call in the plans," according to the BBC. The club had been granted planning permission to build an initial 11,000-seater ground on Plough Lane by Merton ...

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