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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Liverpool City Council trying their best, but is it too late?

A motion by Councillor Flo Clucas OBE, has recently been carried which shows that Liverpool City Council will continue to work with the club to find a solution of the need for a new ground:

The full document as follows:

"538. Everton Football Club by Councillor Flo Clucas OBE

Motion by Councillor Flo Clucas OBE:

That this Council, mindful of the contribution that sport plays to the economic wellbeing of the City, and to its' international reputation, expresses its' concern that Everton Football Club should be seeking to move from the City.

Recognising work that been ongoing for some time to encourage the club to stay in Liverpool, and mindful also of the needs of local communities, this Council resolves if the period of exclusivity comes to an end with no decision that it:-

Continues to work constructively with the Club to find a solution to their need for a new ground; and

Ensures that local councillors and communities are involved in, and consulted about, any relocation.

A vote was taken, the Motion was carried."

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