JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that two home games will be played at Wembley Stadium in London in 2020.
The team has been playing in London since 2013.
“Make no mistake, winning is the top priority,” Jacksonville Jaguars owner, Shad Khan, said. “Everything we are striving to do is about winning and building a franchise that expects to win consistently.”
The two home games played at Wembley Stadium will be on back-to-back weekends.
The Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears games will still be played in Jacksonville. Additionally, season ticket holders will not be charged for the games that are played in London - this means they will be paying for one less game than last year.
“We are more confident than ever that [this decision] will be the catalyst to help the Jaguars and the City of Jacksonville realize its full potential,” Khan said.
Statement from Mayor Lenny Curry:
"The Jaguars have always maintained they are dedicated to stabilizing the franchise in Jacksonville, which includes seeking additional revenue. Since their beginning, the Jaguars’ London games have brought international attention and investment to Jacksonville and Northeast Florida. Companies such as Resource Solutions, Greencore USA, City Refrigeration, and more have expanded operations and created new jobs in our region as a result of our targeted business development efforts during these trips. A second game will help immensely with the continued interest of increasing economic development opportunities and expanding Jacksonville’s presence in the global market.”
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