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League One Side Shrewsbury Town Applies To SGSA For Rail Seating

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 17

So-called safe standing is "set to be introduced to English football for the first time" after League One side Shrewsbury Town applied to install rail seating at its ground, according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. The club announced plans to convert around 400 seats at its 9,875-capacity ho...

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ANZ Stadium Hoping For Grand Final

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West Ham's Stadium Contract Revealed

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ANZ Stadium To Get Major Upgrade

The " great stadium war is over with a major upgrade of ANZ Stadium at Homebush winning out over a new facility at Moore Park," according to Webster & Chammas of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. State cabinet is expected to be told on Thursday that an upgrade of Parramatta Stadium "will continue ...

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ANZ Stadium Could Be Big Winner

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Athletic Bilbao To Extend Stadium Cover

La Liga side Athletic Bilbao presented the project to extend the cover at San Mamés stadium, according to Nika Cuenca of AS. The work will begin when the La Liga season ends May 15, and "it will allow for a 70% reduction of problems caused by rain." The field will not be able to be used ...

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Beşiktaş Celebrates New Vodafone Arena

Three years after Turkish Süper Lig side Beşiktaş "bid farewell" to its İnönü Stadium, the club "finally returned home on Sunday" as its new stadium, the Vodafone Arena, opened with a "grandiose ceremony," according to Hakan Baş of the DAILY SABAH. Turkish President Rec ...

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Sydney Clubs Vow To Fight New Stadium

Super Rugby side NSW Waratahs, National Rugby Side Sydney Roosters and A-League side Sydney FC have "vowed to fight the NSW government's stadium plans at Moore Park after claiming to have been misled in negotiations" with Sports Minister Stuart Ayres, according to Michael Chammas of the SYDNEY MORNI ...

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LLDC Ordered To Publish West Ham Details

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JLR In Talks To Lease Silverstone

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Architect Proposes Remodeled Bombonera

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