Tag: Netherlands

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

Netherlands stadium closed as stand cave in

Nijmegen stadium stand collapse

A small section of a stand at Dutch top-flight club NEC Nijmegen’s Goffert Stadium in Nijmegen (a city in Mid-Eastern Netherlands) collapsed on October 17th as fans of visiting Dutch professional football club Vitesse Arnhem celebrated their team’s 1-0 victory. There were no reports of any... » Read more

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