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Evian' Swiss ground move halted

February 26, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
UEFA have told Evian they will not be able to play stage Ligue 1 games in the Swiss city of Geneva as the club's search for a permanent, state-of-the-art home continues.

The French club, which is owned by food giant Danone, has been playing its home matches at the outdated Parc des Sports in Annecy since joining the top-flight for the first time ever in 2011. Undeterred by having a similar request rejected in 2010, a Franco-Swiss delegation travelled to UEFA HQ in Nyon on Monday to make ...

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