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Florence: Viola still working, Mercafir impatient
While Fiorentina has 5 more months to deliver complete project paperwork, the trade center standing in the place of potential stadium needs renovation before it's demolished.
Florence: Fiorentina again ask for more time
The project isn't finalised, funding structure isn't secured yet and the deadline was to end in 10 days. That's why Fiorentine asked for the second prolongation of the deadline.
Florence: Fiorentina ownership shakes up stadium plans
Sudden announcement that Fiorentina is for sale sparked controversy and begs the question: what about the owners' stadium plan? It might be off the table.
New design: “Purple Renaissance” of Fiorentina
Finally, after 6 years of waiting we know the design of Fiorentina’s new stadium. It might put “Viola” on top of Serie A in terms of how connected fans will be. But it’s a magnificent stadium either way you look.
Florence: Fiorentina submit design, but don’t reveal it
We were hoping for renderings, but have to wait a bit longer. Still, the 40,000-seat stadium for Fiorentina is now officially under analysis of municipal planning committee.
Florence: Fiorentina to start construction in 2019
We should see the final concept within just 2 weeks, but actual construction works won’t begin until 2019. First, the wholesale food market Mercafir needs to be moved.
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.
Florence: “By February or March, Fiorentina will present the final project”
Mayor of Florence released a promising announcement for Fiorentina supporters. Current Serie A leaders may begin work on their new stadium next year.
10+ Ranking 2015: Attendances in Europe (Part 2. The Clubs)
Borussia, Barca and Man United – lovely dominant trio. But it wasn’t them who gained most fans last season. Check all 217 clubs that draw an average crowd of 10,000+!
10+ Ranking 2015: Attendances in Europe (Part 1. The Leagues)
Numbers don’t lie: French Ligue 1 outgrew Italian Serie A as Europe’s fourth largest league. Premier League seems unlikely to catch up to Bundesliga, while Turkey, Ukraine and Scotland are down.
Florence: Fiorentina closer to new stadium
Fiorentina and the city council look set to enter final negotiations over the construction of a new stadium. Municipal requirements have been met by the club’s project.
Florence: Breakthrough with Fiorentina stadium in a few months?
Will we see detailed renderings in 2015? Fiorentina president assures it’s a matter of months before the project moves forward and the club will not rest until that happens.
Florence: Viola’s new stadium scheme to be evaluated
Representatives of various local and regional authorities gathered today in Florence to discuss the 40,000-seat new stadium for Fiorentina. Working groups will now evaluate the scheme.
Italy: Police allowed to use tasers inside stadiums
The controversial stun-gun accounted for hundreds of deaths will now be allowed for use against violent hooligans inside Italian stadiums. This is only one of many changes after the tragedy from May.
10+ Ranking: Here are the best European clubs by attendance
There are 229 clubs in Europe enjoying on average 10,000 spectators and more. We list all of them to show the Continent’s most magnetic teams. Some fanbases really deserve praise for their participation, right Rangers/Portsmouth?
Florence: New stadium for Viola or squad improvement?
After January's encouraging news, now fans of Viola may lose some enthusiasm. Fiorentina board member calls for investment in players, not a new stadium.
Attendances: Most interesting numbers of 10+ Ranking 2013 (part 1)
Some of you already know them from our facebook account, others may have their very first look at some of Europe's most impressive attendances in football. Part 1 presents clubs that gained/lost most fans last season, as well as clubs that reign their countries in terms of home crowds.