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Green light for fan zone at Stockport County FC
29 November 2022
GREEN LIGHT FOR FAN ZONE AT STOCKPORT COUNTY FC
Stockport Council has approved plans for a new fan zone at Edgeley Park, home of EFL League 2 club Stockport County FC.
More concerts for Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium
29 November 2022
MORE CONCERTS FOR BRISBANE’S SUNCORP STADIUM
Suncorp Stadium’s concert cap will temporarily increase from six to 12 major events per year to enhance Queensland’s lifestyle and support local jobs.
Ticketing process revealed for Paris 2024 Olympics
28 November 2022
TICKETING PROCESS REVEALED FOR PARIS 2024 OLYMPICS
The first phase of the ticketing process for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will open on 1 December giving fans around the world their first opportunity to secure tickets for the highly anticipated Paris 2024 Games.
Alexander Stadium enhances legacy with elite performance centre
25 November 2022
ALEXANDER STADIUM ENHANCES LEGACY WITH ELITE PERFORMANCE CENTRE
UK Athletics (UKA) has confirmed that Birmingham will host a new Performance Innovation Centre from summer 2023.
PSG consider move to Stade de France
25 November 2022
PSG CONSIDER MOVE TO STADE DE FRANCE
Paris Saint-Germain could move across the French capital to the 80,000 seat capacity Stade de France.
Brisbane Lions unveiling new stadium at AFLW Grand Final
25 November 2022
BRISBANE LIONS UNVEILING NEW STADIUM AT AFLW GRAND FINAL
The Brisbane Lions Football Club will welcome fans to their brand-new home, the Brighton Homes Arena, on 27 November after gaining hosting rights to the 2022 NAB AFLW Grand Final Season 7.
Blue Jays’ Rogers Centre transformation progresses
24 November 2022
BLUE JAYS’ ROGERS CENTRE TRANSFORMATION PROGRESSES
Major League Baseball’s Toronto Blue Jays have made good progress with the $300 million privately funded renovation that will transform Rogers Centre from a stadium into a ballpark.
Lincoln City hands in stadium expansion plans
23 November 2022
LINCOLN CITY HANDS IN STADIUM EXPANSION PLANS
Lincoln City Football Club has officially submitted plans for a £1.8million redevelopment of the Stacey West Stand at its Sincil Bank Stadium. 
Plans for new Gibraltar National Stadium revealed
23 November 2022
PLANS FOR NEW GIBRALTAR NATIONAL STADIUM REVEALED
Gibraltar has revealed plans for a new national stadium and residential development to be funded by the Gibraltar Savings Bank (GSB).
Demolition work underway at St Andrew’s Stadium
21 November 2022
DEMOLITION WORK UNDERWAY AT ST ANDREW’S STADIUM
Birmingham City has begun work to demolish the lower tiers of the Tilton Road Stand and the Kop Stand at St Andrew’s Stadium.
Go-ahead for Sport Ireland Dublin campus
21 November 2022
GO-AHEAD FOR SPORT IRELAND DUBLIN CAMPUS
FaulknerBrowns Architects’ mixed-use masterplan vision for the development of the Sport Ireland campus in western Dublin has been given the green light by the Irish government.
Kansas City Royals exploring sites for new stadium
18 November 2022
KANSAS CITY ROYALS EXPLORING SITES FOR NEW STADIUM
Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals are planning to leave Kauffman Stadium and are looking into downtown ballpark options for the future.
Land deal secured for Phoenix Rising’s new home
18 November 2022
LAND DEAL SECURED FOR PHOENIX RISING’S NEW HOME
United Soccer League club Phoenix Rising FC is set to move to a new stadium in the city after Phoenix City Council voted unanimously to approve a multi-year lease of land for the venue.
Coventry Building Society Arena sold to Frasers Group
17 November 2022
COVENTRY BUILDING SOCIETY ARENA SOLD TO FRASERS GROUP
Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group have bought Coventry Building Society Arena, allowing the venue to remain open.
First soccer specific stadium planned for New York
17 November 2022
FIRST SOCCER SPECIFIC STADIUM PLANNED FOR NEW YORK
Plans have been unveiled for the first soccer specific stadium in New York City.
14 stadia shortlisted in bid to host 2028 EUROs
16 November 2022
14 STADIA SHORTLISTED IN BID TO HOST 2028 EUROS
The new Everton Stadium is one of 14 venues put forward to host the UEFA EURO 2028 football championships in the UK & Ireland.
Sodexo Live! Lounge comes to M&S Bank Arena
16 November 2022
SODEXO LIVE! LOUNGE COMES TO M&S BANK ARENA
Sodexo Live! has officially launched its Sodexo Live! Lounge at the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool.
Industree Group lands Central Coast Stadium naming deal
15 November 2022
INDUSTREE GROUP LANDS CENTRAL COAST STADIUM NAMING DEAL
Industree Group has been unveiled as the new official naming rights partner of Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia.
Makeover for Club Level at Nationals Park stadium
15 November 2022
MAKEOVER FOR CLUB LEVEL AT NATIONALS PARK STADIUM
Interior Design and Architecture studio SHH has collaborated with OPX to deliver a game-stopping redesign of the Club Level at Washington DC’s Nationals Park stadium, home to the Washington Nationals baseball team. 
Birmingham to host 2026 European Athletics Championships
15 November 2022
BIRMINGHAM TO HOST 2026 EUROPEAN ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium will host the European Athletics Championships in 2026, in a UK first.

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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