Murrayfield 2020

  • Scottish Football Fans Invited to Murrayfield

    Scottish Rugby, the owners of BT Murrayfield are conducting a charm offensive on football in order for their stadium to become the home ground for the national football team. SFA Supporters Club members and club season ticket holders have been invited to take up the 100 free places being offered for an exclusive tour of Scotland’s biggest stadium (capacity 67,144) next Thursday. The tour will showcase the rich sporting history of BT Murrayfield and give football fans behind-the-scenes access....

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  • Edinburgh Consider Developing New Stadium On Murrayfield Land

    ... Murrayfield and currently Myreside. The back pitches at Murrayfield have long been viewed as ripe for development, especially as property values in the area are high. Proposals have recently been floated for a hotel and flats on the site by developer Murrayfield 2020. The development plans are likely to prove controversial as they involve building on green space within Edinburgh. Edinburgh Rugby last summer extended its agreement with George Watson’s College in a three-year deal to play their...

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  • BT To Land £20m Murrayfield Naming Rights Deal

    Scottish rugby chiefs are set to sell the naming rights to Murrayfield stadium to telecommunications firm BT in a £20 million deal, reveals The Scotsman. The agreement would see the SRU’s debt of £11 million wiped out, while providing a boost for Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors by allowing them funding to strengthen their squads in time for next season. BT will also have their name on the Scotland jersey in the long term, with the BT Sport Stadium, the BT Sport Murrayfield Stadium and B...

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  • SRU Open To Football At Murrayfield

    The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) is open to the idea of allowing the Scottish national football team to play home games at BT Murrayfield Stadium as a way of cutting debts. The Scottish Football Association (SFA) is currently deciding between a revamp of the national stadium at Hampden Park or moving the football team to an alternative venue. The SRU reportedly has debts of £11 million, which would be eased by the valuable stream of income which would come with the football team playing games at...

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  • SRU Look At Murrayfield Hotel Project

    Scottish Rugby has unveiled a project to develop a hotel on land near the entrance to the BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group has been instructed to source offers of interest in the site from potential investors and operators with the development opportunity for a hotel of between 100 and 200 rooms and expected to be in the three to four star sectors. The proposed development site is adjacent to the main entrance of the stadium off Roseburn Street and diag...

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  • Petrie Back At Murrayfield

    Former Scotland and Glasgow Warriors captain Jon Petrie is to return to serving the SRU as commercial operations manager after a new post was created. Petrie, who retired as a professional player in 2007, has been head of sponsorship for the energy company SSE for the last four years and has played a key role in their activities in the sports and entertainment markets.  Petrie said: “I’ve enjoyed the past seven years since I retired, proving myself away from rugby and building up commercia...

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  • Murrayfield To Get Desso Pitch

    The Scottish Rugby Union has announced that it is set to invest in a new hybrid grass pitch for Murrayfield in time for the 2014-15 season. The current surface at Scotland’s national stadium has received heavy criticism in recent months and it has been suffering from the effects of damage to roots caused by parasites prior to the autumn internationals. The SRU used garlic to combat the nematodes initially but it has now confirmed that a new Desso Grassmaster hybrid grass pitch, which is reinfo...

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  • Parasites Plague Murrayfield Pitch

    The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) has revealed that the Murrayfield pitch has been beset by parasites in the run up to this year’s autumn internationals and that garlic is being used to combat the problem. Scotland’s Viagogo Autumn Tests begin against Japan this Saturday 9 November and the spraying of garlic is proving to be an unusual remedy for the damage caused to the grass root structure by nematodes. The Murrayfield pitch has been used for Edinburgh games in the Heineken Cup and RaboDirect...

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  • Twickenham and Murrayfield Could be Renamed

    The Rugby Football Union and the Scottish Rugby Union are both considering the possibility of allowing their national stadiums to be renamed in order to raise much-needed extra funds. The RFU is reportedly exploring the possibility of selling the naming rights to Twickenham to help pay for the upkeep of the stadium and the £70m upgrade that is planned to get it ready for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. A new ‘Desso’ pitch has already been installed, with ticketless entry, Wi-Fi and concourse tele...

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  • Chiefs Launch 2020 Bond Scheme

    Exeter Chiefs have launched a brand new scheme, entitled Exeter Chiefs 2020 Bond, with the aim of raising £7.5m to spend on the next phase of the development plan for Sandy Park. The proposed development work will see the expansion of the Sandy Park Conference Centre to include a new 1,000+ delegate facility, together with the extension of the West Grandstand and increased car parking facilities and chairman and chief executive Tony Rowe is hoping that the bonds will be a big success. “San...

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