Beckham: England deserves great stadium
LONDON -- After almost a decade of planning, a $1.17 billion redevelopment plan was approved for Wembley Stadium on Thursday.
The new 90,000-seat stadium in north London, designed by Norman Foster, is scheduled to open in 2006. Critics are calling the plan the most expensive in the world.
Foster's design will include a "Triumphant Arch'' towering 400 feet above the stadium. Demolition on the old stadium is expected to begin Monday.
England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson ...
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