Do new football stadiums economically benefit local communities?

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Do new football stadiums economically benefit local communities?

With plans for new football stadiums for Tottenham Hotspur, Queens Park Rangers and Brentford there are questions over how much of a positive impact they'll actually have on the local community.

According to the London Assembly’s regeneration committee,  despite the vast amounts of money new stadiums can bring in critics argue there's little evidence of the economic benefits to local residents. 

Something that needs to change according to Gareth Bacon who chairs the committee.

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