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Safe standing confirmed for English stadia
6 July 2022
SAFE STANDING CONFIRMED FOR ENGLISH STADIA
Premier League and Championship clubs wishing to introduce safe standing areas at their stadiums will be permitted to do so from the start of next season.
EE brings 5G to Wembley pitch
6 July 2022
EE BRINGS 5G TO WEMBLEY PITCH
EE has upgraded the 5G network at Wembley to cover the famous pitch, supporting a busy summer season of music gigs. 
AGES guide to temporary events infrastructure
1 July 2022
AGES GUIDE TO TEMPORARY EVENTS INFRASTRUCTURE
The Association of Global Event Suppliers has recently released its guide to the temporary infrastructure industry for major events.
Aston Villa plan Villa Park expansion
29 June 2022
ASTON VILLA PLAN VILLA PARK EXPANSION
Premier League Aston Villa Football Club has launched a pre-application planning consultation on the first phase of its long-term vision for Villa Park and the surrounding area.
Miami Dolphins team up with CHEQ for mobile ordering
29 June 2022
MIAMI DOLPHINS TEAM UP WITH CHEQ FOR MOBILE ORDERING
CHEQ Inc., the world's first social payments platform continues their growth in professional sports as they are named the official in-stadium mobile ordering and delivery partner of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium.
Davis Wade Stadium unveils innovative viewing experience
29 June 2022
DAVIS WADE STADIUM UNVEILS INNOVATIVE VIEWING EXPERIENCE
Times have changed. There's no doubt about it. The multiple ways fans consume sporting events are no longer the same as they were even as recently as a few short years ago.
New arena in the works for NHL’s Ottawa Senators
28 June 2022
NEW ARENA IN THE WORKS FOR NHL’S OTTAWA SENATORS
The NHL’s Ottawa Senators have moved a step closer to building a new arena in downtown Ottawa, Canada.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium marks sustainability first
28 June 2022
MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM MARKS SUSTAINABILITY FIRST
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (MBS) has become the first stadium in professional sports to be awarded Total Resource Use and Efficiency (TRUE) precertification for its zero waste efforts.
Work begins to build new Everton stadium stands
28 June 2022
WORK BEGINS TO BUILD NEW EVERTON STADIUM STANDS
Work is set to begin on the concrete foundations that will support the west stand Of Everton’s new £500 million stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock in Liverpool.
Capacity increase at Raymond James Stadium
28 June 2022
CAPACITY INCREASE AT RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM
The NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers are upping capacity to nearly 70,000 at Raymond James Stadium.
ASM launches global management system
24 June 2022
ASM LAUNCHES GLOBAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
ASM Global has unveiled a multiyear strategic blueprint with innovator Infor, the leader in cloud software, for the live-entertainment industry’s first fully integrated booking, sales, food and beverage, and event management platform for domestic and international venues.
Valencia CF unveil new stadium project plans
24 June 2022
VALENCIA CF UNVEIL NEW STADIUM PROJECT PLANS
Spanish La Liga football club Valencia CF have unveiled plans for their new stadium.
BMO extends naming rights to Toronto FC stadium
23 June 2022
BMO EXTENDS NAMING RIGHTS TO TORONTO FC STADIUM
Toronto FC and BMO Financial Group (BMO) have agreed a 10-year renewal and expansion of their foundational partnership. 
Cleveland Browns looking to renovate FirstEnergy Stadium
22 June 2022
CLEVELAND BROWNS LOOKING TO RENOVATE FIRSTENERGY STADIUM
The NFL’s Cleveland Browns have no plans to build a new stadium but will be looking to renovate their FirstEnergy Stadium home.
Capacity increase at Plymouth Argyle’s Home Park
22 June 2022
CAPACITY INCREASE AT PLYMOUTH ARGYLE’S HOME PARK
Plymouth Argyle will be increasing capacity by 600 at its Home Park ground before the start of the Sky Bet League One campaign.
Populous to design new PAOK FC stadium
22 June 2022
POPULOUS TO DESIGN NEW PAOK FC STADIUM
Greece’s PAOK FC has appointed global architectural design firm Populous to begin work on designing a new stadium for the club, following government approval for the project.
Levy score commercial partnership deal with Rangers
21 June 2022
LEVY SCORE COMMERCIAL PARTNERSHIP DEAL WITH RANGERS
Scottish Premiership football club Rangers FC have agreed a new commercial partnership with Levy UK to provide best-in-class matchday food and beverage experiences at Ibrox Stadium.
HFC Bank takes naming rights to Fiji National Stadium
21 June 2022
HFC BANK TAKES NAMING RIGHTS TO FIJI NATIONAL STADIUM
The Fiji Sports Council has announced HFC Bank as the new naming right sponsor of the iconic National Stadium in the capital Suva.
World Cup 2026 host cities announced
17 June 2022
WORLD CUP 2026 HOST CITIES ANNOUNCED
A significant milestone on the road to the FIFA World Cup 2026 has been reached as the 16 Host Cities that are due to stage matches at the first edition of football’s showpiece to feature 48 teams were unveiled by FIFA. 
First images/video released of new Wrexham AFC stand
16 June 2022
FIRST IMAGES/VIDEO RELEASED OF NEW WREXHAM AFC STAND
Wrexham AFC has released the first images and a computer-generated fly-through of the exciting designs for the proposed Kop stand development.

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PSAM editor John Sheehan caught up with Yves De Cocker, Managing Director of PitchTecConcept, who explains how his company bridges the gap between sports organisations and the technology used in the playing surface industry.

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The interview covers:

Yves 20+ years industry leading experience in the evolution of hybrid grass, trends he has noticed and some of the notable projects he has been involved with

The key reasons for Yves launching PitchTecConcept

Common mistakes often made with playing surface management

The steps he offers as a bridge between the industry and the end user

Advice to clubs looking to maximise their event calendars without compromising on the performance of their playing surface