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Tour of De Kuip, home ground of Feyenoord Rotterdam

Rotterdam - De KuipRotterdam - De KuipIt has been the home ground of one of the best-known Dutch clubs, Feyenoord Rotterdam – the famous De Kuip. In March the stadium celebrated its 78th anniversary. Although the club management presented an ambitious project to build a brand new stadium, it is clear that the legendary De Kuip will not be forgotten. It has left a permanent trace in the history of football. Plans for construction of De Kuip were devised in the 1930s, when the then President of the club Leen van Zandvliet came up with an idea of building a modern stadium, which would, unlike any other stadium in Europe, have two-tier stands.

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A new City Arena opened in Trnava, Slovakia

Slovakia - City Arena TrnavaSlovakia - City Arena TrnavaLast Sunday in August 2015 the City Arena was opened in Trnava, Slovakia. The newly built stadium has a capacity of 19,200 seats and is thus the largest stadium in Slovakia. The City Arena Trnava was built on the site of the former Anton Malatinsky’s Stadium and is the largest construction ever to be built in Trnava, a Slovak city with a population of 65,000 people. The premises also include office buildings, a shopping mall, a cinema complex and a two-storey underground car park.

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Renovation of Udinese stadium about to be completed

Udine -  Stadio FriuliUdine - Stadio FriuliAlready in 2013 we gave you information about the reconstruction of the stadium, which is the home ground of a traditional, Italian Serie A club, Udinese Calcio. That same year the renovation of the main stand began – it is the only stand to retain its original design. The unique feature of the main stand is its arched roof, symbolic of the entire stadium. The old oval-shaped stands with the running track were replaced by new stands, making the stadium football-only.

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How Old Trafford changed over time

Manchester - Old TraffordManchester - Old TraffordFAVOURITE ARTICLE | Old Trafford is home of the “Red devils” from Manchester, and has already celebrated the hundredth anniversary of the first match played there. Over the years, Old Trafford has hosted many important events and has gone through many renovations. And the result is one of the most legendary stadiums in the world, which is about to get renovated several more times. One of the planned alterations is to increase the stadium capacity up to 96,000.

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Kazan Arena, one of the venues for 2018 World Cup

11.08.2015: One of the twelve venues for the upcoming 2018 World Cup, held in Russia, is the Kazan Arena, a stadium with a capacity of 45,000. Its construction began in 2010 and took three years, which was longer than expected. Apart from this the construction also exceeded the originally proposed budget. On the site there is also a museum of Rubin Kazan, a shopping and health centre, nowadays quite a usual facility. The former Centralnyj stadion, was used from 1960 until the club moved to the new stadium, which was in 2014.

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Reconstruction of the Olympic Stadium for West Ham United

London - Olympic StadiumLondon - Olympic StadiumWest Ham United are getting ready to move to a new ground, the Olympic Stadium in London. The stadium was built to provide a venue for the 2012 Summer Olympics, with a capacity of 80,000 seats. It was designed so that once the Olympics were over, it could be rebuilt to suit the needs of West Ham United, a Premier League club. To this end, the capacity was decreased and the stands were moved closer to the pitch, through the former athletics track.

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Munich - Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena, a brightly coloured stadium

20.07.2015: Allianz Arena, the home ground of Bayern Munich and TSV Munich 1860, a club currently playing in the second Bundesliga, may be illuminated in many different colours. This is thanks to 2,760 luminous panels, which cover the stadium façade. They change colours depending on which team are currently playing a home match at the stadium. If you go to Munich and nearing the city, you see the Allianz Arena in the distance, you get the impression that a giant airship is landing there.

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