In 2010, in line with the new UEFA regulations, this category was replaced by the new 'Category 4' title which corresponds to the stadiums which fulfill the most demanding requirements with regards to facilities, services and capacity such as FC Barcelona's ground.
Real Madrid Announce New Design For Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Real Madrid have unveiled a £330m redesign plan they hope will turn their Santiago Bernabéu ground into the best stadium in the world. German architects GMP’s design won the international tender and work will begin at the end of the season.
Due to its proximity to Trafford Park industrial estate, Old Trafford got heavily damaged by German air raids during World War 2. It took eight years to rebuilt the stadium, the delays being caused by limited post-war resources, and during that time United played at Maine Road, the ground of rivals Manchester City.
Signal Iduna Park: Borussia Dortmund v Schalke 04, Bundesliga, Sunday Nov 8/1530 CET-1430 UK time. Dortmund is built on beer and football. Set in Germany’s industrial Ruhrgebiet, with a compact and pedestrianised centre, Dortmund is very much a one-club city – and that one club, Borussia, attracts the highest average attendance in the world game.
The San Siro stadium is located next to Milan’s hippodrome and is about 6 kilometers from city centre. Not just football The San Siro stadium, nowadays one of Milan’s symbol as the Scala and the Duomo, is not only famous for football, having hosted numerous historical events.
Celtic Park is a football stadium in the Parkhead area of Glasgow, and is the home ground of Celtic Football Club. With a capacity of 60,411,, it is the largest football stadium in Scotland and the sixth-largest football stadium in the United Kingdom.
10 facts about Wembley Stadium With the Rugby World Cup coming to the UK in less than a week, we take a look at one of the biggest stadiums to host the games, Wembley Stadium. With a capacity of 90,000, it is one of the most iconic venues in the UK and has been the setting for numerous world-famous events.
The Rose Bowl is a United States outdoor athletic stadium, located in Pasadena, California, a northeast suburb of Los Angeles. Opened in October 1922, the stadium is recognized as a National Historic Landmark and a California Historic Civil Engineering landmark.
Azadi Sports Complex is located on the western edge of Tehran, about 13 kilometres from central Tehran and not far from Mehrabad Airport. The stadium is easily reached by metro. Station Azadi Stadium is located right next to the stadium and is on the green line 5.
Rungrado May Day Stadium. Leading off the 10 Largest stadiums in the world with a capacity of 150,000, is the Rungrado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea. Completed on May 1, 1989, the May Day Stadium was originally constructed for the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students.
2: Michigan Stadium – 113,065 Coming in at number 2 is Michigan Stadium, home to NCAA College football powerhouse Michigan Wolverines. Situated in Ann Arbor, Michigan and aptly named ‘The Big House’, it takes the top spot in America and has hosted over 100,000 people at almost ALL home matches since November 1975.
Neyland Stadium 7 Tiger Stadium - 102,321. Known as Death Valley, the arena in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is the home ground of Louisiana State University. In 1931, student dormitories were built into the stadium, before being phased out and turned into offices in the 1980s.