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Former players share highs and lows of London

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 01 / 14

■ What did you expect playing in London would be like? Barber: I’m not sure what we expected from either London trip I took to play. I love the city, though. I had been to London a few times before my first game there and had been to Wembley [Stadium] to watch soccer. So I...

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