Windsor Going South?

The continuing debacle over the siting of a new multi-sports stadium is likely to re-enter the political arena with the news that an IFA/ Linfield-commissioned report is due to recommend the closure of the South Stand at Windsor Park from January 2008, reducing the capacity of the stadium to 9,000. IFA Chief Executive, Howard Wells, admits he has “no idea where the money is coming from” to meet the cost of upgrading Windsor to the basic standard required to host international football- now there’s true leadership for ya, IFA-style!
With opinion strongly divided within the DUP over the location of such a stadium and republicans on record as opposing any alternative siting to that on offer at Long Kesh/ Maze site, it doesn’t appear that the IFA’s ‘wish’ for a massive financial bail-out is likely- in which case, this website and phone number may come in handy…

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