Industry update: more on sustainability, development and safety

Read more on the 100% green fan jersey of Section Paloise, the design of Club Brugge’s new stadium, the official SG02 social distancing guidelines of SGSA and more in ESSMA’s industry update.

SMART & Sustainability

  • From the 2020/21 season, fans of Section Paloise will be able to wear a 100% green jersey made out of recycled plastic. The jersey is made with the equivalent of 13 recycled 0.5L bottles.


Safety & Security

  • SGSA officially launched its final version of its guidance SG02: Planning for Social Distancing at Sports Grounds. To support the guidance, watch the explanatory videos, led by Ken Scott, which discuss the contents of SG02. Furthermore, SGSA will organise two webinars on and 11 September on how to implement the social distancing guidelines.

Join the SGSA webinars  

  • Lena Gustafson, SLO at Djurgårdens IF and Head of SLO training at SD Europe, about the role of SLO prior to the match against Ferencvaros TC.

“Even though matches are played without fans SLOs still have a vital role to play liaising with other stakeholders.”

Learn more about the role of an SLO

Development & Construction

  • The first designs of the new stadium of Club Brugge have been revealed. The 40,000-capacity stadium should be ready by the 2022/23 season with a focus on mobility.

Operations & Ticketing

  • From 1 October Swedish fans will be able to attend Allsvenskan and Superettan. However, there will be an upper limit on how many spectators are allowed inside the stadiums.

  • ESSMA Corporate Partner, keyper, will organise its second webinar on 2 September at 4:30PM CET on how to make crowded sport events possible again.

Register for keyper's webinar