Cardiff look to extend stadium
Cardiff’s club director Steve Borley has outlined potential
plans to expand the club’s stadium capacity to 35,000 for the
Following on from owner Vincent Tan’s statement confirming the
availability of ?12million for development on the current
26,828-seater stadium, Borley confirmed any improvements would have
to be done close season as construction would involve the removal
of the ground’s roof.
“We’ve never been presumptuous about our promotion. As a club it
was a case of getting it done first and then worry about the other
bits later,” Borley told WalesOnline.
“Originally the stadium was designed for 30,000 to 32,000 but
we’ve checked our calculations and reckon we could get it up to
Borley also went on to confirm that, despite reports, Cardiff
would not play any of next season’s Premier League matches at the
74,000-seater Millennium Stadium.