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Man City To Install Glass Tunnel To Allow Fans To Watch Players Prepare For Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 25 / 16

Man City fans "will be able to watch their players prepare for games next season" when a new glass tunnel is installed at the Etihad Stadium, sources said, according to Jonathan Smith of ESPN.com. The club "is set to revamp the ground," which was built for the Commonwealth Games in '02, moving ...

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