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Marvel Stadium roof to remain closed for AFL games
The AFL has confirmed that the roof at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium will remain closed during day games for the remainder of the season.
The decision comes following player and fan complaints that leaving the roof open affected the viewing and game experience due to the contrast created between lit and shaded areas of the pitch.
With players having been openly critical of the decision to leave the roof open during games, the AFL is set to review the use of the roof for all future games following the conclusion of this season.
Collingwood captain Scott Pendlebury tweeted that it was a “shambles” during the 8th June game between Carlton and Brisbane.
The first game that the roof will be closed for is this weekend’s clash between St Kilda and Richmond.
16th June 2019 - Marvel Stadium to review ‘intimidating’ AFL security measures
26th March 2019 - Marvel Stadium’s ‘absolutely atrocious’ turf areas to be replaced
12th November 2018 - RnB Fridays Live music fans claim ‘worst concert ever’ at Marvel Stadium
11th October 2016 - Management emphasises Etihad Stadium’s continuation as a multi-purpose venue
15th February 2016 - Edinburgh Military Tattoo marches into Etihad Stadium
7th December 2015 - Etihad Stadium and Melbourne Victory agree 10 year partnership
6th March 2015 - Etihad Stadium roof keeps the Foo Fighters dry
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