Tag: Netherlands


‘Technology cannot steal stadia thunder’

Coliseum GSVA Henk Markerink May 2020 interview

The COVID-19 pandemic has put people’s lives worldwide on the edge – the world is almost at the crossroads today. The global economy is bleeding white. The pandemic has upended all areas of life – and sports are no exception. The sporting calendar has gone totally topsy-turvy. Professional... » Read more


Stadia play role of Johnny-on-the-spot

Corona virus stadiums used as hospitals VI

We are living in unprecedented times. The COVID-19 outbreak has led to the collapse of national economies and has left people’s cup of woes overflowing. So far, the coronavirus figures in the world stands at a staggering 3,665,418 and the mortality figures – 252,950. Not very long back, excited... » Read more


NEC Nijmegen plans to be back in the reckoning

Nijmegen NEC stadium plans

The Dutch football club NEC Nijmegen in the Netherlands wants to be at the top of the heap. But, the key to it is redevelopment of their home arena – Stadion de Goffert. The club has an ambitious project to redecorate the stadium, even if that means that the capacity of the stadium would grow by... » Read more


AZ Alkmaar ready to pick up gauntlet on roof repair

AZ Alkmaar stadium Jan 2020

The Dutch professional football club AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands has disclosed that its arena AFAS Stadion will remain sans a full roof for the rest of the 2019-20 seasons. It also revealed expansion plans for its home ground. The team will play in the mostly roofless stadium for now. ‘The... » Read more


Blueprint submitted for Feyenoord City project

Feyenoord new stadium

The blueprint for Feyenoord City, the major development project for Rotterdam in The Netherlands, which will include a new facility for Dutch professional football club Feyenoord, has been submitted to the city council. Feyenoord plays in Eredivisie, the top tier in Dutch football. Officials behind... » Read more


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