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Construction Firm Ghemlanco Proposes Redesign, Added Investment For Eurostadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 10 / 19 / 17

Construction consortium Ghemlanco proposed a new design and extra funding for the Eurostadium in Brussels in a "last-minute effort to push ahead with the controversial project" for Euro 2020, according to Samindra Kunti of INSIDE WORLD FOOTBALL. UEFA has given a deadline for "clarity on the stadium ...

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Former Civic Leader Says Etihad Should Go

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Allianz Stadium Set To Be Knocked Down

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