Anji opens redeveloped Anji Arena

17 March 2013 by

FC Anji Makhachkala have found a new home in the redeveloped Anji Arena, but while the Anji Arena has the look of a modern stadium, the rich Russian club of billionaire Kerimov and star player Eto’o hope that their stay at the new arena will only be a temporary one. [...]

Crew Stadium, StubHub Center, and leaked Queens renderings

10 March 2013 by

Some random nuggets of United States stadium news: First of all, Columbus Crew president Mark McCullers has stated that the time has come for Crew owners Hunt Sports Group to consider building a new stadium or redeveloping Crew Stadium. This is what he said: “The stadium is 15 years old […]

Bristol City unveil Ashton Gate back-up plans

20 February 2013 by

Bristol City is fed up with the lack of progress on their proposed new Ashton Vale stadium, and has therefore presented plans for the redevelopment of their present Ashton Gate Stadium. The plans are as follows: The club’s spiritual home in South Bristol would be redeveloped in stages over time […]

Forced demolition threatens Stadio Is Arenas

16 February 2013 by

Just after the calm seemed to have set in and Cagliari appeared to have found a decent home, the club find themselves on the brink of having to start from scratch again. We have written extensively about Cagliari’s ventures in the past, which needs no repetition, so we will stick […]

Montpellier present plans for facelift Stade de la Mosson

12 February 2013 by

The city of Montpellier has presented the final plans for an upgrade of Stade de la Mosson, choosing the desgins of architecture firm A+ Architecture as their preferred option. Montpellier has long played with the idea of renovating the home of the [...]

Reading once again consider Madejski expansion

10 February 2013 by

Reading are once again considering expanding the Madejski Stadium and are on the brink of submitting planning permission for a capacity increase to 38,000 seats. There is one caveat though, which is that Reading has to remain in the Premier League for the plans to go ahead. Chairman Sir John […]

Works start on Debreceni’s Nagyerdei Stadion

6 February 2013 by

Building works have kicked off on Debreceni’s new Nagyerdei Stadion right after the club had been given planning permission for the project. The new stadium will get built at the site of the old Nagyerdei Stadion, a small athletics stadium that had been built in 1934 and had served for […]

New stadium looms for Ecuadorian side Cuenca

2 February 2013 by

Ecuadorian side Deportivo Cuenca is set for a redevelopment of their Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar. This is the result of a US$15 million investment the Ecuadorian government promised to contribute to the project. The southern Ecuadorian side has been playing at Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar since 1945, but the state […]

Belarus set to decide on Dynama Stadium redevelopment

28 January 2013 by

A special committee of the Belarussian government and city of Minsk is set to decide on the final design of the redevelopment of Dynama Stadium, the country’s national stadium. Dismantling of the home of the Belarussian national team already started in December, but the designs for the new stadium have […]

New York Cosmos join the MLS in new stadium quest

24 January 2013 by

The recently revived New York Cosmos have presented plans to build a new $400 million soccer-specific stadium in the Elmont area on the eastern border of the Queens borough. The new stadium will be equipped with 25,000 seats and be part of a larger plan including retail, restaurants, a hotel, […]

KV Mechelen present stadium redevelopment plans

21 January 2013 by

Belgian side KV Mechelen have presented plans to redevelop their home ground Achter de Kazerne into a modern stadium with 18,500 places. Mechelen, winner of the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1988, have used the last few months to work on plans to improve the aged Achter de Kazerne stadium, which […]

Monthly construction update (Jan. 2013)

14 January 2013 by

While various stadiums were completed during 2012, few new building works started. It is therefore becoming increasingly difficult to find enough examples for our monthly construction update. Athletic’s new Estadio San Mamés is one of the few stadiums that is making rapid [...]