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What would we like to see in football stadiums?

What would we like to see in football stadiums?

Although they have one primary job, football stadiums around the world can all be very unique. Everything from the atmosphere to the facilities that are offered can be different depending on which venue you go to, with some easily far better than others.

Of course, each and every football club will strive to provide the best matchday experiences that they can, as they recognize it plays a huge part in the overall experience for a fan. While the football on the pitch is what counts, what's being offered in the stands and around the concourses are certainly also taken into account. This could include improvements to vendors selling merchandise, food and beverages, as well as being able to connect to the internet where they can then potentially bet on their team once they have completed their bet app download prior to the game starting.

As we've seen, there are many clubs that have invested in their stadiums in recent years, looking to bring them into the 21st century. The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and the Emirates Stadium are arguably among those that are evident of this, whereas Old Trafford appears to have been left to rot. Everton are another club that has been active in their pursuit to improve the matchday experience, with a move to the Bramley-Moore Dock imminent.

Nonetheless, there are still some things that we'd like to see in football stadiums moving forward. Again, newer stadiums have started to address some of the issues that can often be found elsewhere, but some of these should be implemented everywhere, especially given the day and age we live in...

1. Improved viewing

Given the number of football stadiums there are, there are many that still have areas that provide a restricted view. Tottenham and Arsenal have managed to make sure this isn't a thing, but if you go to Chelsea and attend a game at Stamford Bridge, there is a chance that you could be limited in what you see on the pitch. Unrestricted viewing may not always be possible, but with the price of a ticket these days, it's something fans shouldn't have to deal with.

2. Improved internet connectivity

Internet connectivity is something we take for granted, and with football matches being a spectacle (or events held at a venue), it's only normal to want to share them on social media. However, these stadiums can sometimes be blackspots and deadzones for mobile networks. An improved internet connection through wi-fi hubs can help make the experience even better for many, whether it be uploading to Instagram or placing a bet on Betway based on what is happening in real-time.

3. Improved service of amenities

While the cost of a matchday burger, chips, and a pint is a different argument altogether and something we'd all like to see come down, the way that they can be obtained also requires improvement. The queues that can be experienced are often incredibly long, and if you don't leave before half-time, you have a good chance of missing the start of the second half. An app service that allows people to come to your seat could be a better experience, perhaps like they do in American sports.




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