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Field of dreams? – The story of the playing surface of the Madejski Stadium

June 16, 2011 1 comment

June 16, 2011

Reading FC, Madejski Stadium

What have Reading, Anderlecht, Arsenal and the Green Bay Packers got in common?

The answer is all of these clubs stadium have a pitch system which is 3% plastic and 97% grass. Reading’s Madejski Stadium was one of the first stadiums in the country to employ this technology that was even used at the world cup last year in South Africa. Below, we’ll take a look at the technology and how effective it is, and how it makes a difference to you and me sat in our seats.

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