Nearly 900 million PLN was spent on the stadium in Lviv, one of the four Ukrainian stadiums for Euro 2012. The stadium in Lviv will be the stadium at which three matches in group B (9, 13 and 17 June) will be played. It makes space for about 33 thousand fans. It is located on the southern exit from Lviv, just 12 km from the city center and about 8 km from the airport, at the end of the Stryjska street. There is 4500 parking places available, with 100 designed […]
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Ukraine Stadium in Lvov is a new object which will be built specially for Euro 2012. At present design works are in the final phase, and according to plan its building is expected to be finished in 2009. This modern stadium is expected to be the main element of a large shopping-show centre. A capacity of stand is estimated at over 30 thousand seats. During the European Football Championships in the stadium in Lvov- according to official offer of Poland and Ukraine- some group matches are expected to be played.
All other stadiums for the Euro 2012 were constructed under pressure, apart from the stadium in Donetsk, whose construction was financed by the Ukrainian oligarch – Rinat Akhmetov. “Donbass Arena” is certainly the most modern sports facility in Eastern Europe, on which the Akhmetov – Shakhtar club plays its matches. Donbas-Arena was designed by ArupSport company, which had accomplished such prestigious projects as the City of Manchester Stadium, the Allianz Arena in Munich and the National Stadium in Beijing. Construction began on 27 March 2006 as it had not been […]
The project of the stadium was executed by the Rhode-Kellermann-Wawrowsky company from Dusseldorf, which has also built the famous stadium in Gelsenkirchen and in Hanover. In April 2008, works on the preparation of the ground for the construction of the stadium began and a few months later ground works were started. The official commencement of construction of the stadium was in May 2009. The works were to be finished at the end of 2010, but this deadline was not met due to various reasons. On 9 June 2011 PGE Arena […]
The opening ceremony of the stadium will be held in Lviv on 28 October with the participation of the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych – said Borys Kolesnikov Deputy Prime Minister. The stadium in Lviv will be one of the four Ukrainian stadiums for Euro 2012. The President of Ukraine will open the stadium on October 28, and the first match of Ukraine and Austria will be held on November 15 – said Deputy Prime Minister, responsible for preparing for the final tournament of European Football Championship. Kolesnikov said that […]
Stadiums in Poland Warsaw – National Stadium The National Stadium has a unique retractable PVC roof which unfolds from a nest on a needle suspended above the centre of the pitch. Read more… Wroclaw – Municipal Stadium The shape of the stadium is highlighted by the innovative design of its external walls. The building is covered by glass fibre mesh coated with teflon. The mesh is anchored by steel rings placed around the entire body of the stadium. The covering lends lightness and transparency to the massive structure. The colors […]
Problems with the completion of some investments before the European football championships in 2012 in Poland and Ukraine do not pose any threat to the tournament – assured Tomasz Zahorski, a representative of the Pl.2012 company on Tuesday in Berlin. Generally, a year before the event the Polish situation is really good. The tournament will be held for sure, and it will be of very good quality – said Zahorski at a press conference in the capital of Germany. Some German media warned on Tuesday that preparations of Poland for […]
Republic of Ireland v Bosnia – Monday 16th November Bosnia rescued a draw with a late equaliser on Friday night after Edin Dzeko cancelled out Robbie Brady’s 82 minute opener in thick fog. Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill suggested that they are not going to play for an edgy 0-0 to capitalise on the away goal. He said: “We have to try and win the game. If we set out with any other sort of mindset, we could be in trouble. The ultimate goal does not change and is […]
Hardly anybody had expected that after the first match against Holland the Danes would have 3 points on their account. But they managed it! In duel with Oranje, the Olsen team’s defense played like during a concert; in consequence, they were rewarded by acquisition of complete set of points and their prospects to advance from their group are favorable. But can they really be sure of this? Let’s consider the next rival of Danish team, i.e. the squad of Portugal. They lost in turn their first match at Euro 2012 […]
The stadium in Kharkiv is another multi-use stadium in Ukraine. Three matches of the group stage for Euro 2012 is planned. Metalist Kharkiv will play its matches at the stadium. The construction of this stadium started in 1925, but since that time the stadium has been renovated several times. In 2007 renovations began, which were necessary for the organization of Euro 2012. In connection with the modernization, the southern part of the stadium was rebuilt and an entirely new eastern grandstand was constructed. In addition, the roof was replaced and […]