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Etihad Stadium – design description
The Eastlands stadium expansion had been rumoured about since the club was taken over by new owners in 2008, but wasn’t confirmed until spring 2013. In May the club released the very first rendering of what is to be a new third tier over two existing at the south end. Capacity increase is thought to be 6,250 with some seats being among most affordable at top Premier League clubs.
Identical operation would later be done to the northern side of Etihad Stadium, allowing it to become English football’s second biggest club stadium.
The planning application was filed in December 2013 as planned, first piling works started already in February 2014. First full season with the expanded south end would be the 2015/16 tournament.
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United Kingdom: Will they bring football home in 2030 again?
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Manchester: City postpone further expansion plans
This could have been Premier League's second largest stadium but it likely won't, at least for some time. Etihad Stadium's north stand will not be expanded in the short or medium term, City chairman confirms.
Manchester: City consulting fans on further expansion
By 2021/21 Manchester may be the home to not one, but two largest stadiums of the Premier League. Etihad Stadium might exceed 63,000 people by then, surpassing all London rivals and shying only to nearby Old Trafford.
As stadiums undergo a makeover, these ones got left behind
Everton have become the latest Premier League club to be given the go-ahead to build a new stadium. Liverpool City Council have given approval for a £300 million new stadium, on the basis that it will form part of a city-wide bid for the Commonwealth Games. Should the plan come to fruition, Everton will be leaving their iconic home since 1892 – Goodison Park is one of the oldest purpose-built football grounds in the world.
Manchester: City planning further expansion this season?
Already during the 2016/17 Premier League season Etihad Stadium in Manchester should begin to grow again. Reaching 61,000+ in 2018 is realistic, but the club are yet to confirm it.
Manchester: City already plan further expansion?
They’ve only played 5 games with the new south stand and sell out every time. Second expansion of Etihad Stadium may come sooner than expected...
Manchester: New south end approved for opening
First supporters already paid their visits to the new upper south stand. After successful test event Etihad Stadium will grow to over 55,000 from this Sunday onwards.
England: Premier League adjusted to Anfield and Etihad expansions?
Liverpool FC and Manchester City have suggested that the Premier League begins with them playing away fixtures. Both cases are associated with ongoing stadium redevelopment projects.
Manchester: City supporters want a singing section
Over 1,000 capacity for fans who like to sing, don’t mind flags and banners or persistent standing. This is what the 1894 Group are appealing for. City should respond soon.
Manchester: See Etihad Stadium in before/after photos
While the south stand’s new upper tier reached its final height, we invite you for a brief journey into past and future of Manchester City’s home. These unique photos show what the stadium looked and will look like.
Manchester: Etihad Stadium among England’s landmarks
What may have been quite clear for Manchester City supporters was now also announced by the Construction Industry Training Board. The stadium is among 5 buildings celebrated as the best of English building industry.
New construction: One City, two stadiums
They’re the newly-crowned English champions, so what can they want more? How about a larger stadium and world class training academy? Both are in progress already, so have a look!
Manchester: Etihad Stadium expansion to begin shortly
Lang O'Rourke, the company behind Etihad Stadium's construction, was selected to add 6,250 seats to the ground's south end. Works are expected to begin very soon and hoped not to obstruct matchdays.
Manchester: Etihad Stadium expansion to see green light
Decision whether to grant permission for Etihad Stadium's expansion is expected on February 13. Yesterday saw a report on the issue released, suggesting to approve the notion with no serious objections.
Manchester: City submit planning application
As announced earlier, the club waited until December to file the documents. Now The Citizens hope to begin remodelling of Etihad Stadium in February 2014. Check out new renderings and more info on future possibilities.
New design: Etihad Stadium expansion getting closer
Plans were presented long before, but now Manchester City showed new renderings as a way to tease fans into booking their future seats already. Depending on the interest expansion planning application may include only one or two stands.