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Football and Stadium Management June - July 2018 Contents



Three new football stadiums in Russia – the Samara Arena, Kaliningrad Stadium and Saransk Stadium – are now ready for their World Cup kick-offs, after the installation of new high-tech hybrid pitches.

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What lies beneath: key considerations for 3G pitch specification

With cost, permeability, and performance all key contributing factors in the construction of 3G pitches, and specification largely governed by carpet manufacturers, choosing the most appropriate sub-base can prove to be a challenging process for contractors and end-users alike.

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GrassMaster at the 2018 Football World Cup Russia

Russia will host the 21st FIFA World Cup from June 14 th to July 15 th this summer. GrassMaster by Tarkett Sports will again be present at this elite-level tournament. The pioneers of hybrid grass were already part of the game in the last two FIFA World Cups: Brazil in 2014 and South Africa in 2010. Launching a new tradition.

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Casting a Wider Net: More Effective Mass Screenings for Stadiums and Other Venues

Live events at large venues like arenas, stadiums or convention halls – whether they involve your favourite football team annihilating the opposition 6-1, Coldplay starting a new tour in the United Kingdom, or a convention involving anything from politics to food to technology – are exciting affairs that channel the camaraderie of the crowd into a powerful collective energy.

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Wembley forced to put up safety nets amid fears roof could fall in

The Football Association was forced to install netting under the entirety of Wembley Stadium’s roof as a precautionary measure against any of it falling down, part of a long-running problem which is one of the reasons the governing body is interested in selling to billionaire Shahid Khan.

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Clubs to become fans of cashless payments

As the sporting world slowly comes to terms with the idea of cashless payments, tappit CEO Jason Thomas, explains how they can enrich the fan experience, improve loyalty and boost revenue.

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Fighting the tide of plastic with free drinking fountains for fans

Mike Winter, the director of MIW Water Cooler Experts, discusses the problem of plastic waste and how stadia can help cut both litter and costs with contemporary drinking fountains.

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Impact of Sport on Data Centres

With all eyes on a packed sporting summer centred around the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Riello UPS General Manager Leo Craig explores the impact big data is having on and off the pitch.

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