With the Women’s World Cup currently on in Canada I thought it was appropriate to look at one of the venues being used in the tournament. I decided on the BC Place, the venue of the final on July the 5th. It has been illuminated in a variety of colour schemes during this World Cup… […]

Tonight the 2015 Europa League Final will be contested between Dnipro and Sevilla. The final takes place in Warsaw, Poland at the national stadium (Stadion Narodowy). First built in 2011 for the European Championships in 2012 the stadium is now home to the Polish national team and has hosted a variety of sporting events since. […]

‘De Toekomst’ translates as ‘the future’. Welcome to the home of Ajax Amsterdam and their legendary training ground. Built in the mid 1990s De Toekomst boasts some of the most advanced and developed training facilities in world football. The Ajax Academy has always been a leader in developing young talent and they are still a […]

Bonjour et bienvenue à Marseille! This week we are going to France to look at an iconic stadium that very recently had a rather large facelift. The Stade Vélodrome in the south of France has been home to Olympique de Marseille since 1937. The 67,000 capacity stadium did originally host cycling events alongside football so the […]

When you design a stadium that is to be built by carving it out of a quarry you know that the result should be pretty spectacular. That is certainly the case for the Estádio Municipal de Braga home of Portuguese side S.C.Braga. Built as a venue for Euro 2004 the stadium holds just over 30,000 […]

For this week’s stadium of the week we travel to Stockholm, Sweden. The ‘Friends Arena’ is home to the Swedish national football team and top flight AIK Fotboll but it is a multi-use facility that regularly hosts concerts, theatre, speedway and ‘bandy’ (kind of like Ice Hockey crossed with football).       The stadium was opened in 2012 […]

Recently the footballing world has taken notice of the tiny nation of Bhutan and their historic first ever World Cup wins. They have just emerged victorious in not one but two World Cup Qualifying matches, beating Sri Lanka in both legs. The second of those matches took place at the Changlimithang Stadium located in the beautiful town (and […]