Soccer-FIFA's home city of Zurich set to get a soccer stadium
The stadium will be shared by local clubs Grasshoppers and FC Zurich and will be privately financed, the clubs have said.
In a previous referendum in 2013, voters rejected plans to build the stadium using public money.
The two clubs currently use the Letzigrund athletics stadium as their home ground but the venue is often criticised for its lukewarm atmosphere and for the distance between spectators and the pitch.
The old Hardturm stadium was opened in 1929, was home only to Grasshoppers and hosted matches at the 1954 World Cup.
Grasshoppers have won a record 27 Swiss titles but none since they moved to the Letzigrund. (Writing by Brian Homewood Editing by Ian Chadband)
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