Tele2 Arena (Stockholmsarenan / The Stockholm Arena)
|Capacity before works||30 000|
|Cost||2,7 mld SEK|
|Construction||2010 - 2013|
|Design||White Arkitekter, Arup Sport|
|Design time||2008 - 2010|
|Contractor||Peab Sverige AG|
|Within the design||Retractable roof, underground parking, neighbouring commercial spaces.|
Nomination: Tele2 Arena
Not without some concerns, the new multi-use stadium in Stockholm received a warm welcome and has been properly tested by supporters from its first weekend in operation. Today it’s already a major event hub both for football and concerts.
Sweden: Two grand openings of Tele2 Arena
Two days, two games and two impressive shows at Tele2 Arena. What happened on the pitch is a different story, though, with both home teams failing to win in their inauguration.
Stockholm: Bomb found at Tele2 Arena, charity game cancelled
Was this a sabotage by rival supporters? This theory seems probable to Reuters, who suggest the explosives may have been planted precisely to cancel the game and prevent derby rivals from 'hijacking' opening of the new stadium. Supporters call this theory 'slander'.
Stockholm: Söderstadion's last farewell
Yesterday saw the very last game played at Hammarby's home ground, set for demolition as the club moves south, to the new Tele2 Arena. This means Sweden losing the 2nd legendary stadium in less than a year.
Sweden: Fanatics chose their sides of Tele2 Arena
Djurgården’s most vibrant supporters announced their location at the new Tele2 Arena. And since they’re sharing the venue with local rivals Hammarby, there will be two hearts for support at the ground.
Sweden: Euro 2024 for Scandinavia?
So far only an early idea by the Swedish football association, but they are to examine chances to host the tournament with one or two of their neighbors. According to Karl-Erik Nilsson, Poland and Ukraine are a great example that not only major countries can cope with the challenge.
Sweden: Stockholmsarenan sells naming rights
Second of Stockholm’s new stadium also managed to seal a naming rights deal before opening. Future home of both Hammarby and Djurgardens will be called Tele2 Arena – the operator announced.