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Lyon get green light for new stadium

February 13, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Lyon have taken a big step towards finally securing themselves a state-of-the-art stadium by signing the contract for its construction with the builders of their new home on Tuesday.

The OL Group and Vinci Construction France have put pen to paper on the agreement which will allow Lyon to move into their brand-new Stade des Lumieres - Stadium of Lights - for the start of the 2015-16 season.

The 58,000-capacity arena, which will be based in Decines, east of Lyon, has already ...

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