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Minnesota United FC’s Allianz Field update

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With the countdown to the opening of Allianz Field in 2019, this video shows off the latest state of Minnesota United FC’s new home.

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Latest renovation update at the LA Coliseum

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The LA Coliseum is getting ready for football. Watch as the home of the University of Southern California is fitting eight temporary press boxes and installing nearly 10,000 new seats for the south side of the iconic stadium.

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Inside the Kinnick Stadium renovation

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The US$89m renovation at the University of Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium is taking shape. See the progress being made at the north end zone in this behind-the-build video.

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Houston approves new Major League Rugby stadium

As Major League Rugby (MLR) gets ready to kick-off its inaugural season in 2018, America’s latest professional sport has been given a boost in Houston with the city’s council approving a US$3.2m deal to help build a new stadium for the SaberCats.

One of only seven franchises forming MLR, the SaberCats will move from Constellation Field and build a 3,500-seat stadium and two practice fields as part of a redevelopment at Houston Amateur Sports Park in time for the beginning of its 2019 season.

Funding for the venue is said to come from public improvement funds not city tax dollars, and will form a deal where team investors will be reimbursed for construction of the stadium, as well as a new parking lot, access roads and further public utilities.

The SaberCats will also commit to providing at least 200 hours of free rugby training for children and host high school matches.

The MLR season begins in April 2018 where teams from Houston, New Orleans, San Diego, Seattle, Glendale and Salt Lake City will compete in a pro league. Hoping to follow in the success of Major League Soccer, further cities including New York will join in 2019, while Boston, Chicago, Dallas and Kansas City are reportedly looking to get involved.

February 8, 2018

Written by James Billington


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