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Movingthegoalposts

Football's role in
community regeneration

Since the beginning of the Premier League era in 1992, clubs across the UK have transformed into some of the most lucrative sports franchises in the world – but what has been the true community impact of the recently-developed wealth, exposure and new stadiums belonging to these clubs?

Here, we look at the influence of modern grounds and surrounding regeneration projects on their area over the last 20 years.