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Chairman's boost for new stadium

18 Apr 2009 11:29:03

Chairman's boost for new stadium

The chair of Bristol City FC has revealed he has sold shares in his stockbroking company to raise funds to build the club's new stadium. Steve Lansdown, who is the co-founder of Bristol-based stockbrokers Hargreaves Lansdown plc, said the £47.2m raised shows he means business. He told the club's website: "It's been documented we need to raise money for the stadium. That's what I've done." The club's new home would be at Ashton Vale, close to its current stadium. 'World cup venue' .... read more


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