Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by just some bloke » 23 Feb 2015 20:16

Winston Smith AC Milan's new ground, opening in 2018.



dont like the look of the inside pictures. Always thought the height with which many Italian grounds back is impressive, this new ground seems to have lost that.


that #hashtag annoys me. Why is that needed?

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by 10539.4 Miles Away » 28 Apr 2015 04:34

Bump

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by From Despair To Where? » 29 Apr 2015 19:38

Less than 30 years after their last move too.

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Coppelled_Streets » 30 Apr 2015 13:15

What West Ham's new ground will look like when finished next year. I wouldn't fancy sitting in the bottom tier centre, behind the goal. Terrible views. If they come in on budget (£195m), West Ham cough up only 10% (£19.5m). Daylight robbery! Not keen on the ground at all.

54,000 capacity.
Bottom tiers retract for future Athletic events.



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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Sutekh » 30 Apr 2015 13:44

From Despair To Where? Less than 30 years after their last move too.


What's wrong with their current stadium ?

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Sutekh » 30 Apr 2015 13:45

Coppelled_Streets What West Ham's new ground will look like when finished next year. I wouldn't fancy sitting in the bottom tier centre, behind the goal. Terrible views. If they come in on budget (£195m), West Ham cough up only 10% (£19.5m). Daylight robbery! Not keen on the ground at all.

54,000 capacity.
Bottom tiers retract for future Athletic events.



It's utterly disgusting how they've been given a ground for what amounts to next to nothing. How much tax payer's money went into the building of it in the first place?

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Dai Brainbocs » 30 Apr 2015 18:38

Sutekh
From Despair To Where? Less than 30 years after their last move too.


What's wrong with their current stadium ?


It does have some pillars, ironic considering the one it replaced had England's first cantilever stand.

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by From Despair To Where? » 30 Apr 2015 19:43

Sutekh
From Despair To Where? Less than 30 years after their last move too.


What's wrong with their current stadium ?


I have no idea what the justification for the move is. Possibly the deal is too good to turn down.


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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by frimmers3 » 30 Apr 2015 20:21

On 22 September 2014, Brady was elevated to the House of Lords as a Conservative life peer, taking the title Baroness Brady.
Do you think that may have been instrumental?

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by From Despair To Where? » 01 May 2015 08:29

i presume you're referring to West Ham rather than Scunthorpe there Frimmers

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by frimmers3 » 01 May 2015 19:16

Indeed.

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Nameless » 03 May 2015 20:03

They needed to have someone using the Olympic Stadium. An empty , unused ground would have been no good to anyone.
West Ham should have had to surrender the Boleyn to the government in exchange for the new ground. Very unfair to get a brand new ground and benefit from the sale of your old one....


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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Coppelled_Streets » 17 Jul 2015 14:03

Forest Green Rovers to spend £100m sports facilty that includes a new 5000 capacity stadium that can double to 10000 in the future. That's some investment at their level!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33567273


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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Green » 22 Jul 2015 14:37

For me there were the archetypal "smashing little club"

Is no club sacred these days?

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Aubery Boyce » 17 Aug 2015 09:59

Etihad expansion looks pretty impressive.

Looked like 3 tiers of Away section. Is there still a rule about not having away fans above or below home fans?

I reads earlier that city have the planning permission to do the same at the other end of thee ground which will take it >60k.

will they fill that??

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by paultheroyal » 17 Aug 2015 10:16

Stadium looks amazing, done it really well and yes, yes they would fill it.

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by LWJ » 17 Aug 2015 10:17

Aubery Boyce Etihad expansion looks pretty impressive.

Looked like 3 tiers of Away section. Is there still a rule about not having away fans above or below home fans?

I reads earlier that city have the planning permission to do the same at the other end of thee ground which will take it >60k.

will they fill that??

Arsenal you are below..
United you are above..
Wolves you are below..
Newcastle you are above..
etc

So no..

Also spotted you coming out the ticket office Saturday.

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by Aubery Boyce » 17 Aug 2015 11:22

LWJ
Aubery Boyce Etihad expansion looks pretty impressive.

Looked like 3 tiers of Away section. Is there still a rule about not having away fans above or below home fans?

I reads earlier that city have the planning permission to do the same at the other end of thee ground which will take it >60k.

will they fill that??

Arsenal you are below..
United you are above..
Wolves you are below..
Newcastle you are above..
etc

So no..

Also spotted you coming out the ticket office Saturday.


but there was some rule, right? Mainly due to the animals at Wolves I seem to remember.

Yeah, had to get a paper copy reprint of my ST as I've lost it already!

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Re: Football Stadia - Past, Present & Future

by No Fixed Abode » 17 Aug 2015 11:24

paultheroyal Stadium looks amazing, done it really well and yes, yes they would fill it.


Not according to Gary Neville. Yesterday he said "They'll fill it on days like today, but against the smaller clubs they won't".

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