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Architect Of Everton's New Stadium Says He Hopes To Recognize Club's History

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 23 / 17

Everton's new stadium architect, Dan Meis, is "keen to ensure" the club's history is "properly" recognized in the construction of the Bramley-Moore Dock development, according to Carl Markham of the PA. The American "wants to include the tradition of Goodison Park, the club's home of 125 years,...

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