FC Schalke’s 61,000 seated Veltins Arena is definitely one of the more impressive sights in world football. Die Knappen have played there since the stadium opened in 2001 and it has become something of a fortress in German football. The club known for its close links to the mining industry in Gelsenkirchen recently decided  that for the […]

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In 1985 a new national stadium in Senegal was built in Dakar with the name ‘Stade de l’Amitié’ which translates as ‘Stadium of Friendship’. However in 2001 it was decided that the stadium should bear the name of the most famous Senegalese poet of all time (who also so happened to be their former Prime Minister) Léopold Sédar […]