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Online Nev

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2520 on: June 03, 2023, 10:43:57 AM »
They have removed all the seats from both corners of the lower North Stand. Don't know if it's for any construction work or if it's anything to do with upcoming events at Villa Park in the summer.

I believe that's for the gigs. The stage is that end and it will allow for emergency exits either side due to the number of people on the pitch.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2521 on: June 03, 2023, 10:46:47 AM »
With gigs etc scheduled for June I take it we won't be laying a new pitch this season?

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2522 on: June 03, 2023, 11:18:28 AM »
What's wrong with the one we've got? Smoother than a babbys butt.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2523 on: June 03, 2023, 03:58:44 PM »
With gigs etc scheduled for June I take it we won't be laying a new pitch this season?

On the contrary, we must be, gigs and that motorbike thing will absolutely wreck the pitch.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2524 on: June 03, 2023, 04:07:29 PM »
With gigs etc scheduled for June I take it we won't be laying a new pitch this season?

On the contrary, we must be, gigs and that motorbike thing will absolutely wreck the pitch.
Is it Spurs who I think I heard lift the turf and send it to Yorkshire for nursing  and then bring it back after the concert season?

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2525 on: June 03, 2023, 04:19:25 PM »
With gigs etc scheduled for June I take it we won't be laying a new pitch this season?

On the contrary, we must be, gigs and that motorbike thing will absolutely wreck the pitch.

Is it Spurs who I think I heard lift the turf and send it to Yorkshire for nursing  and then bring it back after the concert season?

Is it Ajax that have a pitch that they can slide back in and out, or am I thinking of one of the Japanese World Cup stadia?
« Last Edit: June 03, 2023, 04:28:30 PM by Brazilian Villain »

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2526 on: June 03, 2023, 04:26:02 PM »
Madridís new pitch system is different gravy, look at this https://youtu.be/epef95O-EwY

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2527 on: June 03, 2023, 07:33:15 PM »
Madridís new pitch system is different gravy, look at this https://youtu.be/epef95O-EwY

Jaysus!

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2528 on: June 03, 2023, 07:46:58 PM »
Don't they have the same system at Spurs. Sure I saw it on a TV programme

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2529 on: June 03, 2023, 09:13:48 PM »
Don't they have the same system at Spurs. Sure I saw it on a TV programme

Similar, at Spurs the pitch slides out horizontally under the end stand.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2530 on: June 04, 2023, 03:20:09 PM »
There is some decent content on youtube about what Real Madrid are doing to upgrade their stadium (the pitch in and out thing, for example, is way more impressive than it might sound).

Well worth a look.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2531 on: June 04, 2023, 03:21:44 PM »
Sapporo has had a sliding pitch since 2002 for the WC.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2532 on: June 04, 2023, 05:28:52 PM »
Sapporo has had a sliding pitch since 2002 for the WC.

They moved the goal posts with that technology.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2533 on: June 04, 2023, 05:47:39 PM »
I'm sure Chelsea or someone like that put in a new pitch during the season a few years ago.

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Re: Villa Park Redevelopment
« Reply #2534 on: June 04, 2023, 06:28:40 PM »
"Someone like that", how damning!

 


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