Featured Story

Liverpool Principle Owner Raises Doubts About Phase Two Of Anfield Expansion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 30 / 16

Liverpool Principle Owner John Henry "has raised doubts as to whether the club will push ahead with phase two of its Anfield expansion plan," according to Chris Bascombe of the London TELEGRAPH. Having "successfully overseen the opening of the new Main Stand earlier this season, swelling the ca...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

More Stories

09/08/16
Liverpool Hoping New Stand Is Major Step

Liverpool's "effort to bridge the gap" to Europe's elite sees the club taking its "most significant step in years" to do so off the pitch this week, according to Chris Bascombe of the London TELEGRAPH. A 17-year "toil to resolve Liverpool’s stadium issue" -- the last six under the ownersh ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/07/16
West Ham In Safe-Standing Talks

West Ham wants to become the first Premier League club to reintroduce "a safe-standing area for supporters -- with talks already beginning with manufacturers," according to Daniel Cutts of THE SUN. West Ham co-Chair David Gold is "in the early process of adding a non-seating section to the London St ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/07/16
Montpellier Arena To Be Renamed

Since the end of the naming rights contract between Montpellier Events, owner of the second-largest sports arena in France, and Park & Suites, the Arena “has not had a name,” according to Jerome Diesnis of 20 MINUTES. The contract with Park & Suites, worth €700,000 per year, ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

09/07/16
Millwall Chair Writes To London Mayor

League One side Millwill Chair John Berylson is "making a last-ditch attempt to stop Lewisham Council" from allowing its land to become privately owned by writing to London Mayor Sadiq Khan, according to Anthony Hay of the London DAILY MAIL. The club could lose land leased to it if Lewisham cou ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/07/16
AS Roma President To Meet With Mayor

Serie A side AS Roma President James Pallotta has a "delicate meeting scheduled" with Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi over a stadium project, according to FOOTBALL ITALIA. Pallotta, in Italy this weekend, will "take the opportunity to work on a number of the club's current issues." Foremost among these is ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

09/06/16
SV Darmstadt 98 Renames Stadium

Bundesliga side SV Darmstadt 98 renamed its stadium "in memory of a supporter who died in March," according to the BBC. Jonathan Heimes "raised hundreds of thousands of euros for charity before he died from cancer, aged 26." The Merck-Stadion am Boellenfalltor will be known as the Jonathan ...

Tags: Europe, Facilities

09/02/16
Brentford Closer To Lionel Road Home

Championship side Brentford has acquired the land needed for its new Lionel Road stadium "after the London Borough of Hounslow completed a compulsory purchase order," according to Matt Lewis of GET WEST LONDON. By finalizing the CPO, the council has "taken freehold possession of the Lionel ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

09/01/16
Monza To Sign Deal To Keep Italian GP

Italian Grand Prix chiefs "expect to sign a new three-year contract" with F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone this weekend to keep the race at Monza, "ending fears the race could drop off the calendar," according to Roberto Chinchero of MOTORSPORT. Automobile Club of Italy President Angelo Sticchi Damiani ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

09/01/16
Moving Match Costs Club Ticket Revenue

The Top14 match between Stade Toulousain and RC Toulonnais, which was to be played at the Toulouse Municipal Stadium, will now be played at Ernest-Wallon “because of the condition of the pitch,” costing the club €500,000 ($557,000) in ticket revenue,  according to 20 MINUT ...

Tags: Facilities, Europe

08/31/16
Liverpool Mayor Talks Everton Stadium

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has claimed a new stadium for Everton is "closer than it's ever been" -- and even "dropped a hint over its potential location," according to Kristian Walsh of the LIVERPOOL ECHO. Everton is "exploring the possibility of building a new stadium on a docklands-based site" o ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug