Koning Boudewijn Stadion
|Inauguration||23.08.1995 (Belgium - Germany 1-2)|
|Address||Marathonlaan, 1020 Brussels|
Euro 2020: Brussels out, Wembley benefits
It's an unprecedented case: Brussels lost its hosting rights and four Euro 2020 games will be played at Wembley. Does that mean the Eurostadium scheme is dead?
Euro 2020: Could Brussels lose hosting rights?
This would be a huge embarrassment, but according to Alain Courtois it’s increasingly likely that Brussels could be stripped of Euro 2020. Meanwhile conflict between investor and local council is heating up.
Brussels: Ghelamco files planning application for Eurostadium
After good news from October now the proposed national stadium in Brussels has planning application officially filed. Within some 100 days from now we might see groundbreaking.
Brussels: Anderlecht uncertain about stadium future
If the proposed national stadium doesn’t get built, Anderlecht will be left with old issue of where to play. Apparently, the club are far from secure in their Euro Stadium hopes.
Euro Qualifiers: England, Poland and Germany on top
Perhaps surprisingly, the three most-supported national teams during Euro 2016 qualifiers were England, Poland and Germany. In that order! Italy and Spain left well behind, while Austria strived.
Brussels: Anderlecht shocks, Euro 2020 in jeopardy?
Almost at the last moment Anderlecht informed about leaving the national stadium partnership. Without the club financial viability of the project may be challenged and thus also hosting Euro 2020 in Brussels.
Brussels: Groundbreaking at “Eurostadion” on March 14
Environmental impact report is released for consultation and it brings further details on Belgium’s new national stadium. Capacity slightly up and groundbreaking date set.
Brussels: “Habemus papam” - agreement reached on national stadium
Whether appropriately or not, Brussels executive for sports Alain Curtois compared negotiations over the new national stadium to selecting the new pope. Most importantly: it all seems settled now!
Brussels: Heysel redevelopment still viable?!
Current plans of building from scratch are based on the assumption that existing national stadium cannot be upgraded. But it can, or so claim known Belgian architects.
Brussels: Meet Belgium’s new national stadium!
After months of fierce competition we know the winner of international competition to design and build the new national stadium in Brussels. Euro 2020 will be played at a venue by Jaspers-Eyers / Ghelamco / BAM.
Brussels: National stadium selection in 6 weeks?
All three contenders made it to the final stage and are now awaiting evaluation. The best concept will hopefully be known in mid-March. Planning permit should follow shortly for the Euro 2020 venue.
Belgium: All three candidates still running for national stadium
Each of the three initial bidders met yesterday’s deadline and delivered a more detailed bid for the national stadium in Brussels. Final selection coming up in January 2015.
New designs: Three bids for Belgian National Stadium
They weren’t expected to be released yet, but made it to the public. Three visions of how the new 62,000-seater in Brussels should look are now on show here:
Brussels: "Stadium construction can start in 2016"
While Brussels await the verdict on Euro 2020, three companies are preparing their bids to build the 62,000-capacity stadium. Their visions should be clear by November and finalist will be chosen next year, according to Anderlecht-online.be.
Brussels: Anderlecht files expansion application again
The Belgian club admits it’s still only one of two possibilities, but they want to keep all options open. If the club doesn’t leave Constant Vanden Stock Stadion for the new national arena, expansion will go forward.
Brussels: King Baudouin Stadium to be demolished in 2020?
In 2020 the very last Van Damme Memorial athletic tournament is to be held at the Heysel stadium in Brussels. Later athletes will have to move as a football-specific stadium will take over.
Brussels: Anderlecht to abandon spiritual home?
Belgium's most popular club is likely to abandon not only its current stadium, but also the Anderlecht district of Brussels. Agreement is likely for the team to move to new national stadium in northern Brussels, according to Anderlecht-online.be.
Brussels: Ghelamco sees two viable options for national stadium
As Euro 2020 bids are discussed, the idea of new national stadium in Belgium was revived. Along with it came huge controversy over location and naming. According to leading developer Ghelamco both discussed options are viable.
Euro 2020: Confirmed candidates list
Despite UEFA approving bids of up to two stadia per country, most national federations across Europe only expressed interest to host Euro 2020 at one stadium. Here's the list of all confirmed bids.
Euro 2020: Construction of new national stadium to begin in 2016
Exact design isn't known so far, but the ground is to be inspired by Amsterdam ArenA and Friends Arena in Solna. Construction will begin in 2016 and not later, because it cannot – this requirement was set by UEFA ahead of Euro 2020, which Brussels hope to host.