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Everton agree deal to acquire land for new stadium

Everton Credit: PA

Everton Football Club have taken a big step towards building a new stadium on the banks of the River Mersey after securing a deal to acquire land in the city.

An agreement has been reached for a site at Bramley Moore Dock, according to Press Association Sport.

Goodison Park has been Everton's home since 1892.

Planning permission and funding for the expected £300million-plus project now needs to be negotiated.

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