The changing face of Football Stadiums LCFC World January 31, 2018 LCFC News Football stadiums are becoming more and more important in the modern game as clubs wish to create a good atmosphere to cheer on the home team and intimidate the away side. Over in Italy, Serie A giants built a new stadium on the site of the Stadio delle Alpi, which had 69,000 seats. The Juventus Stadium, now known as the Allianz Stadium has a capacity of 41,500 and the reasons behind the smaller stadium capacity was to sell out more games and to create a better atmosphere. Meanwhile Premier League teams are starting to build bigger stadiums with designs to help keep a good atmosphere, helping results and their odds in football bets. Arsenal moved into the Emirates Stadium back in 2006, which saw the maximum capacity for an Arsenal game increase by over 20,000. West Ham United moved into the Olympic Stadium, now known as the London Stadium and saw an instant increase of average attendance as 22,000 more supporters went to see the Hammers play. Tottenham Hotspur are currently playing in Wembley as they wait on their new stadium to be completed and they should be able to play in their new 61,559 capacity stadium in time for the 2018/19 season. Chelsea have plans to build a new stadium on the site of their current home, Stamford Bridge although it could take until 2024 for it to be completed. The infographic below was created to show the twenty Premier League stadiums in the 2017/18 stadium, which includes Brighton & Hove Albion’s Falmer Stadium and Huddersfield’s Kirklees Stadium.