Tag: Netherlands


Feyenoord Rotterdam venue plans lay an egg

Feyenoord cancels stadium plans

The Dutch professional football club Feyenoord Rotterdam (Netherlands) have shelved plans to build a new €385 million stadium on the Maas River, citing “enormous uncertainties in the financial commodity markets”. ‘The Athletic’ stated that the stadium was set to house 63,000... » Read more


NEC home venue in need of urgent repair

NEC Nijmegen stadium update February 2022

The Dutch association football club NEC Nijmegen is the pride of Nijmegen (Netherlands). The top-flight’s residence – the Goffertstadion – is feather to the hat of the City of Nijmegen. But, over the years, the arena has almost become ramshackle. The ‘NEC Nijmegen’ stated that... » Read more


Stadia capacity rules irk Netherlands clubs

Dutch fans allowed back into stadiums

Though spectators have returned to stadiums in Netherlands after a gap of two months, yet the mood is anything but upbeat for the professional football clubs as the professional sports teams have been allowed to fill stadiums to a third of their normal capacities. The ‘De Telegraaf’ quoted the... » Read more


Gaming center to open at Cars Jeans Stadium

ADO Den Haag will open a gaming and fun location at Cars Jeans Stadium

The Dutch association football club ADO Den Haag (Netherlands) has struck a deal with the Sir Winston Leisure Group on November 19th, 2021. As part of the deal, the ADO Den Haag will open a gaming and fun location at their residence – the Cars Jeans Stadium in tandem with the Sir Winston... » Read more


Stadia sans fans as COVID stings Netherlands

Netherlands again in stadium lockdown

Caretaker Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced a three-week partial lockdown on November 12th in response to a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the Netherlands. The ‘Newsweek’ stated on November 11th, the Netherlands’ public health institute recorded 16,364 new positive tests in 24... » Read more


The Stadium Club ‘stadium’ project come apart

Feyenoord to drop stadium plans

The die is cast – the Dutch professional football club Feyenoord is no longer going ahead with Feyenoord City, the project to build a new stadium at Rotterdam South in Netherlands. The ‘Rijnmond’ stated that construction group BAM has informed the parties involved that the conditions for... » Read more


Soccer bodies’ bid to make game sustainable

Sustainable innovations a Johan Cruijff ArenA

The Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), the Dutch professional football club Ajax and their residence – the Johan Cruijff ArenA (Netherlands) – together with the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and the City Football Group is starting a global search for innovations... » Read more


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