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49ers could be out of Candlestick in two years

Posted on: February 15, 2012 4:29 pm
 
After the 2013, San Francisco doesn't plan to return to Candlestick Park. (US Presswire)
By Josh Katzowitz

It sounds like the 49ers might have only two years left to play in Candlestick Park. As Bloomberg reports, the city council of Santa Clara, Ca., on Tuesday night approved 5-1 an $878.6 million contract that will allow a $1 billion stadium to be built.

With the NFL already approving a $200 million loan that will cover some building costs, construction is scheduled to begin in July, about six months early. This allows the 49ers to leave Candlestick a season earlier than originally expected.

According to NBC Bay Area, the construction must be completed by August 2014, and if not, the builder, Turner-Devcon, will owe millions of dollars in fines (as in $6 million per home game missed).

All of which is great news for the 49ers, who have played in Candlestick for the past five decades.

Plus, it’s totally good news for those who like to watch their NFL football with the lights turned on.

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Comments

Since: Nov 13, 2009
Posted on: February 16, 2012 12:08 pm
 

49ers could be out of Candlestick in two years

NoCal buc, since you have forgotten that the 49ers were part of the NFL, all you have to do is go back to the MNF game when those forgotten 49ers crushed your beloved Steelers 20-3.  Do you remember now?



Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: February 15, 2012 5:58 pm
 

49ers could be out of Candlestick in two years

Plus, it’s totally good news for those who like to watch their NFL football with .

This comment was added just for good measure so that we were positive Katzowitz is a total fucking tard. Stupid.



Since: Dec 22, 2009
Posted on: February 15, 2012 5:36 pm
 

49ers could be out of Candlestick in two years

I forgot the 9ers were still a part of the NFL



Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: February 15, 2012 5:04 pm
 

49ers could be out of Candlestick in two years

That move is long overdue. Good riddance to the Stick. Hands down the worst venue in the NFL.


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