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Europa League Final To Be Played As Scheduled Despite Manchester Attack

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 24 / 17

The Europa League final "will go ahead as planned following the terror attack in Manchester," UEFA announced, according to Chris Bascombe of the London TELEGRAPH. The European football governing body issued a statement on Tuesday morning confirming Wednesday's game in Stockholm between ManU and Ajax...

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