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Robins in talks over new stadium

10 Mar 2011 12:30:04

Robins in talks over new stadium

Cheltenham chairman Paul Baker has revealed plans to relocate to the town`s famous racecourse are still alive.Talk of the move from Whaddon Road has been quiet since it was mentioned two years ago at a very early stage.But with Cheltenham racecourse bosses recently reiterating a desire to press ahead with their own redevelopment plans, Baker has confirmed he is due to meet with key figures next week to put together a potential business plan for a possible move.Speaking at Town`s shareholder meeting, the Robins chief was quoted on the club`s official website as saying: "It`s still early days but exploratory talks are continuing."I like the idea and I think a new stadium always gives a boost to a club."There are a number of things that would need to happen before we see any firm decision but we`re still in discussions with the racecourse, the Jockey Club and the borough council."


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