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May 2, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Considering that the sport is soccer and the potential for spectator appeal and economic impact are question marks, officials from the organizing committee for the 1994 World Cup were ecstatic with the number of bids received by Wednesday's deadline from cities that want to play host to games when the tournament comes to the United States for the first time.
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May 13, 1994 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Concerns about security problems during the World Cup have prompted three venues to defy the wishes of the World Cup Organizing Committee and soccer's international governing body and erect fencing between stadium seating areas and the playing fields. In a conference call Thursday, World Cup chairman Alan Rothenberg again emphasized that chain-link fences to keep fans off the playing fields would not be necessary during the World Cup finals, which begin June 17.
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May 13, 1994 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Concerns about security problems during the World Cup have prompted three venues to defy the wishes of the World Cup Organizing Committee and soccer's international governing body and erect fencing between stadium seating areas and the playing fields. In a conference call Thursday, World Cup chairman Alan Rothenberg again emphasized that chain-link fences to keep fans off the playing fields would not be necessary during the World Cup finals, which begin June 17.
SPORTS
May 2, 1991 | RANDY HARVEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Considering that the sport is soccer and the potential for spectator appeal and economic impact are question marks, officials from the organizing committee for the 1994 World Cup were ecstatic with the number of bids received by Wednesday's deadline from cities that want to play host to games when the tournament comes to the United States for the first time.
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December 9, 1987 | RANDY HARVEY, Times Staff Writer
Unable since 1950 to go to soccer's World Cup, the United States has changed its tactics. It now is attempting to bring the World Cup to the United States. If the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) is successful in its bid for the 1994 World Cup, soccer insiders speculate that the semifinals would be played in the Coliseum and the Rose Bowl, with the final in the Rose Bowl.
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