What impact does Birmingham hosting the commonwealth games have on our stadium

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With Birmingham being awarded the commonwealth games, what does this mean for the design of the new stadium ?

I haven't seen any news since and so was wondering if any esteemed ToffeeWeb-ers have heard anything

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Stan Schofield
1 Posted 22/12/2017 at 13:10:10
I recall a contract being signed recently with Peel Holdings for use of the land at Bramley-Moore Dock.
Dennis Stevens
2 Posted 22/12/2017 at 14:39:25
I'm guessing there probably won't be a running track incorporated into the design.
Brian Williams
3 Posted 22/12/2017 at 14:56:31
Err with all due respect what does Birmingham holding the games have to do with our stadium?

It's already been stated, some time ago, that Liverpool NOT holding the games will have no effect so it really doesn't matter where they're being held does it?

Andrew Heffernan
4 Posted 22/12/2017 at 17:57:54
No connection, no impact.
Dean Johnson
5 Posted 23/12/2017 at 18:34:31
The fact that we would no longer have to incorporate a running track and was part of the planning permission.

As Dennis says...

Philip Yensen
6 Posted 27/12/2017 at 09:37:07
Bollocks to a new stadium. Let's keep the old dear with a great team. What Goodison Park was built for.
Harry Wallace
7 Posted 31/12/2017 at 10:29:29
It will simplify design of the stadium although it was only ever going to be a temporary change. It will save council money on design work and implementation.

Everton are probably going to find the planning application harder to get through although it's still highly likely to go through because the mayor is heavily involved.

Alan McGuffog
8 Posted 31/12/2017 at 12:19:39
Just seen Elstones message to the Commonwealth. Boils down to " all we need is planning permission and the money to build it ". So that's comforting isn't it ?

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