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Paul Fletcher MBE, Stadiologist
Paul Fletcher With the Wembley Model

At a conference at Wembley Stadium in
2009 Paul Fletcher
was introduced as:

Paul Fletcher MBE, A Stadiologist - does anybody in the world have more stadium experience than our speaker today?

He has:

  • Been a football spectator since the age of seven
  • Played in most of the UK's stadiums during a 16 year career
  • Represented his country on 4 occasions at u23 level
  • Commercial manager at a non league Club Colne Dynamoes
  • Masterminded the McAlpine Stadium Huddersfield
  • Received the 'Building of the Year' award in 1995
  • Organised numerous Stadium Rock Concerts
  • Became CEO at the Reebok Stadium during its conception
  • Negotiated 5 major 'Naming Rights' Contracts
  • Commercial Director of the New Wembley Stadium
  • CEO The Ricoh Arena Coventry
  • Managing Director of Coventry City Football Club
  • Negotiated over £100 million in sponsorships
  • Invented and patented 'StadiArena' in 2005
  • Was awarded the MBE for services to Football in 2006
  • In 2008 returned to Burnley FC to lead a £35m re-development

he can truly be described as a Stadiologist"

Paul Fletcher has also helped and advised over 30 other stadium projects both large and small throughout the UK and Europe. As Chief Executive at the McAlpine Stadium Coventry; The Reebok Stadium Bolton and The Ricoh Arena Coventry he led the partnerships between the football clubs and the local authorities to make the projects happen.

During these appointments he spent two years as Commercial Director at the new Wembley Stadium, London.

He is now established as one of the Europe's few Stadium experts and has recently returned to his routes at Burnley Football Club where he is heading the project which is building the new £30 million stand to replace the Cricket Field Stand.

  • Mcalpine
  • Reebok
  • Ricoh
  • Wembley