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Alfheim Stadion, Tromsø, Norway

Alfheim Stadion, Tromsø, Norway Alfheim Stadion is a football stadium located in Tromsø, Norway and home of Norwegian Premier League side Tromsø IL. The stadium has a seating capacity of 6,859 and artificial turf. It is the northern-most stadium to have been used in European football. In 2006 a playing surface made of synthetic turf with under-soil heating was installed as the condition of the pitch, especially during […]

Synthetic Turf in Turkey

There has been a negative reputation of synthetic turf in Turkey, caused by pre existing biases instead of rationalities. Synthetic turf had to be understood as alternative to natural turf instead of a substitute. The introduction of the FIFA ‘Quality Concept for Football Turf’ helped to gain support for synthetic turf and now synthetic turf […]

Multifunctionality of synthetic turf in Kadan, Czech Republic

Thanks to the support and funding by ROP Northwest and the City of Kadan, the community in the Czech Republic got a multipurpose field with synthetic grass surface in 2012. The local football club Tatran Kadan got a permission to hold Championship Games in the 3rd Division of the national league. A gift of CZK […]

Montrose Football Club and its generous donation

The Montrose Football Club in Scotland got a generous and valuable donation from a local company. £250,000 for a new all-weather pitch for the Links Park Stadium will help the club to reduce maintenance costs and fees for alternative training grounds. The donation will pay for about two thirds of the pitch’s cost, with the […]