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Northampton football ground share

The Coventry Telegraph has reported that Northampton Town has agreed a deal to share its Sixfields ground with Coventry City.

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Deal agreed to redevelop Sixfields

The Sixfields Stadium is the home of Northampton Town Football Club Credit: ITV Anglia

Northampton Town Football Club have reached a deal with Northampton Borough Council to redevelop Sixfields Stadium.

Under the deal, the council will provide the club with a £12m loan for the project which inludes housing, a hotel and will boost capacity to 10,000.

The council says the loan will not cost local taxpayers. The club says it will allow them to generate income al year round and not just during the football season.

The deal will be discussed by Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet at its meeting on July 17.

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