Facing fixtures behind closed doors, Danish club plan "drive in football"

20 April 2020

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Photo: PA Images Danish club FC Midtjylland have installed screens in the parking lot of their stadium to allow fans to watch matches from their cars.

Danish club FC Midtjylland have installed screens in the parking lot of their stadium to allow fans to watch matches from their cars.

Simultaneously, as matches are played, footage from the car park will be shown inside the stadium.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Danish side FC Midtjylland have installed screens in the parking lot of their stadium, which will enable up to 10,000 fans to watch the club's matches from their cars when the season eventually reconvenes. 

The club, currently first in the Danish Superliga, said the measure was the best possible alternative to a full stadium, as players would also be able to experience the support through video footage inside Midtjylland's MCH Arena. 

"We're working hard to create the best possible experience," Midtjylland’s marketing director, Preben Rokkjaer, told the BBC.

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