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Expansion L.A. soccer team plans new stadium on Sports Arena site
Expansion L.A. soccer team plans new stadium on Sports Arena site

The expansion Los Angeles Football Club plans to construct the country's most expensive privately financed soccer stadium on the site of the Sports Arena in Exposition Park, making it the first open-air professional sports venue to be built in Los Angeles since Dodger Stadium in 1962. The $250-million complex, covering 15 acres in the shadow of the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, would include a conference center, restaurants and a soccer museum. At its center would be a 22,000-seat stadium, home to the new Major League Soccer franchise when it makes its debut in 2018. The project, costing $100 million more than the team's projections seven months ago, still needs approval from the...

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