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The Engineering behind the Beautiful Game

Unless you are hiding under a rock this summer you won’t fail to notice that the biggest football tournament on earth is taking place in Russia.

To celebrate we have compiled a series of articles focused on the real heroes of world football, the engineers and makers! Find out how great engineering is shaping the game of today and tomorrow from player performance to stadium infrastructure.

Click below to read the full articles.


IoT and Big Data in Football

Some of the biggest technological advances in the sport are being enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) which is revolutionising football for players, coaches, event organisers and supporters. But how? Read More...


Will we ever see 3D Printed Football Boots at a World Cup?

3D printing would allow players to truly personalise footwear like never before. The technology would enable boots to be created from a scan of a players’ foot, providing a perfect fit and improved control. But will we ever see them in the elite game? Read More...


Can you resolve football rivalries with Raspberry Pi's?

Find out how an Italian company implemented a multisensory retail management system at the San Siro using Raspberry Pi’s to ensure that fans of Serie A giants AC Milan and Internazionale both feel at home in their shared stadium. Read More...


The engineering solution behind Tottenham's retractable pitch

How did Tottenham Hotspur use revolutionary technology to persuade the NFL to agree a 10-year deal to host games at their new stadium? Read More...


How Football is adapting to a digital world

A look at how the real and virtual sporting worlds are becoming more and more entwined. Also an insight into how football clubs are adapting to the digital age. Read More...


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14 Jun 2018, 11:23


June 15, 2018 08:17

Being Scottish I have absolutely no interest in this world cup, but I do like these articles.