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Tottenham Confirms Move To Wembley Stadium For Next Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 01 / 17

Tottenham Hotspur confirmed on Friday that it will be playing all of its home games at Wembley Stadium next season "while White Hart Lane is demolished and a new stadium built in its place," according to Jack Pitt-Brooke of the London INDEPENDENT. That has "long been the plan" at Tottenham but "only...

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