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London franchise moves closer as NFL confirms first game at Spurs stadium

Oakland-Seattle to be held at new stadium with two games at WembleyNFL’s Mark Waller hints permanent franchise could happen in 2021The NFL’s international development manager believes the league’s “11-year tease” with London will lead to a permanent franchise, potentially as soon as 2021.Speaking at the announcement of this year’s three NFL games in London, Mark Waller, the league’s executive vice-president, said the economic case had been proven and it was now only a case of persuading any relocating team it would not be at a competitive disadvantage. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Thursday, 11 January