Maze stadium to host Olympic soccer?

Well, even Irish reps on the IOC are buzzing with anticipation that the Republic can pick up some business off the British Olympics in 2012, providing the government provides much needed capital investment in world class training facilities, but Northern Ireland could be given an opportunity to christen the planned stadium at the Maze with a genuine world wide event – Olympic soccer!

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