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Liverpool Principle Owner Raises Doubts About Phase Two Of Anfield Expansion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 30 / 16

Liverpool Principle Owner John Henry "has raised doubts as to whether the club will push ahead with phase two of its Anfield expansion plan," according to Chris Bascombe of the London TELEGRAPH. Having "successfully overseen the opening of the new Main Stand earlier this season, swelling the ca...

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