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Football to return to City Stadium

By Rachel DePompa - bio | email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond's City Stadium has a football team again.

The Virginia Hornets will play its 2011 season at the venue starting in July.  The Hornets are the first minor league team to play at the stadium in more than 30 years.

The team had been lobbying for the field for the past year, even before the Richmond Spiders moved out.

The first game is scheduled for Saturday July 23 at 7 pm. In all, the team will play five home games and possibly playoffs.

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