Originally written October 12, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
When it comes to an annual NFL game, London’s still calling. The football league announced on Oct. 11 that the San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars will face each other at London’s famous Wembley Stadium next season. The game is scheduled to kickoff at 5 pm London time and will take place on Sun. Oct. 27. The Jaguars made a commitment to playing one regular season game in London each season from 2013 to 2016 and this will be the first of those four contests. Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner, said he’s happy the Jaguars have made a commitment since it will help the league promote and grow the sport in Great Britain and beyond. He added that he thinks football fans in Britain will enjoy the matchup between the 49’ers and Jaguars and it’s a great way to develop the game in other parts of the world. Shad Khan, the owner of the Jaguars, was in London when the announcement was made and said that everybody in the franchise is looking forward to playing four home games at Wembley...
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