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Monday, November 15, 1999 Published at 14:31 GMT


Sport

Picture gallery: The future of Wembley



Wembley Stadium's twin towers are being replaced under a £475m redevelopment of the home of English football. Built in 1923 for the Empire Exhibition of the following year, it should be properly be called the Olympic Stadium


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The original design of four steel masts has been scrapped


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Instead, Wembley will be crowned by a huge steel arch


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The structure will dominate the skyline and be illuminated in the evenings


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The new-look Wembley will be used for a wide range of other sports, as well as football


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The stadium will open in 2003 to host the FA Cup final.




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