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Polish officials explain roof fiasco

October 17, 2012
By Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland -- Officials in Poland are scrambling to explain why they failed to close the stadium roof and prevent the country's World Cup qualifier with England from being postponed by a waterlogged pitch.

The match has been rescheduled for Wednesday.

Heavy rain on Tuesday left pools of water on the field at the $600 million National Stadium, which has a retractable roof. The roof was left open, despite intensifying rainfall.

According to stadium managers, the ...

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