None of cities in Poland is as good prepared to the European football championships as Wroclaw, so you don’t have to afraid yellow card from UEFA – says Jan Tomaszewski, famous goalkeeper of Polish squad and sports activist. Today a five-person team of experts from the European Football Federation will be judging preparations of city to Euro 2012. Experts who their experiences gained during many football events are going to be divided into three teams to examine building plans of stadium, roads in Wroclaw, communications, airport and hotels. They will […]
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Polish football fans have celebrated the launch of the biggest stadium for this year’s Euro 2012 finals with a free music festival and fireworks display. The newly-constructed National Stadium in Warsaw will host the opening match of the four-yearly tournament on June 8 when co-hosts Poland take on Euro 2004 winners Greece in Group A. The first 40,000 fans to arrive on Sunday were given the chance to see Polish pop acts including VooVoo i Haydamaky, Zakopower, Coma, T. Love and Lady Pank. The at the 50,000-seat arena, which will […]
Mirosław Drzewiecki, the minister of sport and tourism, visited the stadium on Friday. He got familiar with the project of the last step to modernize the facility. He did not hide that he is impressed by the Silesia stadium. The Minister had visited the facility for almost an hour. In the company of the marshal Boguslaw Śmigielski and Adam Matusiewicz he visited changing rooms, conference rooms, a point of command as well ass grassland. – The Silesian stadium is located in beautiful surroundings. There are no such facilities and changing […]
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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 […]
None of the stadiums built for Euro 2012 cannot boast about such a diversified and rich repertoire for the stadium opening. Despite its short history, the Wroclaw stadium has already been found in the center of attention around the world. Construction of the modern stadium in the capital of Lower Silesia was finished in September 2010. Initially, the contractor of the multi-functional stadium was the Mostostal company, but later on the company Wrocław 2012 gave it to the Boegl Max company. This decision was due to the growing threat of […]
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 […]
Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has signed a new three-and-a-half year contract to commit himself to the Liberty Stadium until the summer of 2015.
Rodgers has taken the Swans, who are now 28/1 with bookmaker to be relegated, to 10th in the Premier Leagu…
Olympic Stadium built in the interwar period is a stadium proposed by Wrocław in the official offer of Poland and Ukraine on Euro 2012. According to conception of stadium conversion it is expected to reach capacity over 40 thousand seats and is expected to be a part of sports center, with a swimming pool, a sports hall, a shooting range, tennis courts and also shop centres and gastronomic centres. Below you can see graphic symbols of Olympic Stadium after planned conversion. Organizers of the European championships make plans for playing […]
National Stadium has already become a part of the landscape of Warsaw. Tourists at the Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) are taking photos with the Stadium almost as often as with the column of King Sigismund. Construction of the Stadium ends on November 29. That day the general contractor, a consortium of companies under the command of Hydrobudowa, will finish works and the operator of the stadium, the National Sports Centre, will formally became its user. The user will be like a client of a developer who bought a house in […]