Fitch: English stadiums need to be top-notch to attract future fans

6 June 2019

Fitch Ratings
Photo: Getty Images If English clubs want to be attractive to the future generation they must continue to invest in modern stadiums, like the new stadium of Tottenham Hotspur, according to Fitch Ratings.

The analytics company Fitch Ratings has reviewed the last 10 years of sport and published its conclusions  on future expectations.

According to the report, new stadium redevelopments can be key to capturing future fans.

This follows the next three years during which the broadcast market will have changed, but where stadium tickets “surprisingly” keep selling well.

Peter Høyer ph@offthepitch.com

New stadium and arena developments will continue to push the limits of technology and construction, while investment in existing stadiums is expected to continue in a bid to enhance the fan experience.

This is the conclusion after the global rating giant Fitch Ratings took a close look at European football.

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