With World Cup eliminators, the Champions League, UEFA Cup and, even, the much-derided Intertoto Cup, more teams now play in Europe than ever before and therefore more fans travel abroad regularly to see their teams in action. However, the available literature available to fans travelling from Britain to see games in Europe is very limited. Published to coincide with the Euro 2008 competition in Austria and Switzerland, this guide includes all the stadia scheduled for use in that competition, along with all the other major grounds likely to be encountered by travelling fans heading to European competition matches overseas. Each entry provides the reader with full information about the featured ground, capacity, facilities, how to obtain tickets, how to get there, nearest airport and local bars.This book also includes location maps and a representative selection of photographs. Compiled by Stuart Fuller, who has visited every single ground featured in the book, he brings his own personal knowledge of the grounds featured and facilities available. With more and more fans regularly travelling abroad either to support their local team in a UEFA competition or to support their national team in internationals, publication of "Fan's Guide: European Football Grounds" makes available for the first time a comprehensive handbook to the great variety of football stadia likely to be encountered when travelling abroad. Apart from the travelling fans, the book will also be of interest to the many interested in the development of football grounds worldwide.The grounds included are: Austria - Vienna, Belgium - Anderlecht, Clubb Brugge Czech Republic - Prague, Denmark - Copenhagen; England - Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Wembley; France - Lille, Lyon, Marseilles, Monaco, Paris St Germain; Germany - Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, Hamburg, Werder Bremen, Leverkausen; Greece - AEK Athens, Olympiacos, Panathanaicos; Israel - Tel-Aviv, Haifa; Italy - AC/Inter Milan, Juventus, Lazio, Roma; The Netherlands - Ajax Amsterdam, PSV Eindhoven, Feyenoord; Portugal - Benfica, Porto, Sporting Lisbon; Romania - Steaua Bucharest, Rapid Bucharest; Russia - CSKA Moscow, Lokomotive Moscow; Scotland - Celtic, Rangers; Spain - Real Madrid, Athletico Madrid, Deportivo La Coruna, Barcelona, Seville, Valencia, Celta Viga, Real Sociedad; Switzerland - Grasshoppers; Turkey - Galatasary, Fenebahce, Besiktas; and, Ukraine - Dynamo Kiev.
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