Tag: Netherlands


‘Lightbulbs’ to glow in Philips glory

PSV Eindhoven and Philips

The present sponsorship contract with the Dutch Eredivisie club PSV Eindhoven (the Netherlands), which includes naming rights to the club’s home ground – Philips Stadium – has been extended by the Dutch multinational conglomerate company Philips to 2031. PSV Eindhoven is a sports club... » Read more


Netherlands ‘no’ to fans as COVID see-saw on

Netherlands no fans for 3 weeks

League football resumed in Netherlands in September with 15 to 35 percent of the stadium available for spectators but with no away supporters allowed. However, with coronavirus spreading its tentacles again in Europe, and Netherlands witnessing a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases once more, the... » Read more


Venue plans: Feyenoord cup of woes overflow

Feyenoord Rotterdam Stadium update Sept 2020

Considerable work remains on Dutch Eredivisie football club Feyenoord’s long-running effort to deliver a new 63,000-seat stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This was announced by the club recently. However, Feyenoord has given its qualified backing to the stadium building bid. Nevertheless, their... » Read more


Cheeseheads’ stadium roof work almost done!

AZ Alkmaar stadium August 2020

Work is continuing in full swing on the new roof of AFAS Stadion in Alkmaar, Netherlands. The new roof has been necessitated following the old roof caving in last year in August due to very strong winds. The old canopy collapsed onto the stands. Today, almost the entire old roof is gone, with the... » Read more


‘Armband’ to keep COVID-19 at (arm’s) length

Eindhoven Philips Stadion

Philips Stadium in the Netherlands is all set to trial an ingenious technology which will facilitate the return of fans to venues amid the COVID-19 pandemic which is still causing devastation in several parts of the world. The Philips Stadium is a football stadium in Eindhoven, Netherlands, and it... » Read more


‘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


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