FOOTBALL VENUES: Business arenas - Football clubs are extending their offer to the meetings market with purpose-built facilities in new stadiums or by expanding existing amenities, as Abigail Wills reports

When footballer Roy Keane famously criticised the lack of atmosphere at Old Trafford, and put it down to those Manchester United supporters more interested in free drinks and prawn sandwiches than the match, he was, unwittingly, focusing attention on just how big the corporate offer at football clubs has become.

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