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Inspector casts doubt on Bristol World Cup plan

September 17, 2010
Plans to build a £92 million stadium for England's World Cup bid were in doubt on Friday after campaigners won a significant victory in their bid to protect the site from development.

People living near the 42-acre stadium site in Bristol are celebrating after an independent inspector said the land should be given town green status.

Bristol City, who wanted to build the 30,000-seat stadium, said they were disappointed but remain determined to press ahead with the scheme.
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