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European Stadiums

Austria
Name – Ernst Happel Stadion
Capacity - 48844
The Austrian national football stadium is located in the Austrian city Wein, It is an all seated stadium that was built in 1931. It will be a venue during the 2008 European Championships.

Name – Bergisel Stadium
Capacity - 28000
The stadium is located in Innsbruck, it is a modern stadium built in 2002 and will be a venue for the 2008 European Championships.

Belgium
Name - Koning Boudewijn Stadion
Capacity – 50024
Amodern stadium built prior to the 2000 European Championships held in Belgium, it can accommodate over 50000 spectators. It is located in Brussels.

 

Bulgaria
Name – Plovdiv Stadion
Capacity – 48000
The Plovdiv Stadion is located in the city of Plovdiv, It is an all seated stadium that was built in 1950. It can hold the highest capacity out of any stadiums in Bulgaria, holding 48,000 spectators.

Croatia
Name – Stadion Poljud
Capacity – 39900
This stadium is home to Croatian football club, HJK Hajduk Split, holding nearly 40000 people. It is the largest stadium in Croatia and is located in the city of Split. An all seated stadium built in 1979.

Czech Republic
Name - Na Julisce Stadion
Capacity – 28800
Built in the Czech capital city of Prague, the stadium holds a staggering 28800 people, more than anywhere else in the Czech Republic. It is not an all seated stadium, 12000 of the seats are seated.

Denmark
Name – Brondby Stadion
Capacity – 29000
Brondby football club play their matches in the Brondby Stadion. Brondby are one of the top Scandinavian football clubs of all time. It holds a capacity of 29,000 people and was built in the year 1965.

 

England
Stadium – Old Trafford
Capacity – 76000
Manchester United play all their home matches at Old Trafford and this stadium was a major venue for Euro 96. It was recently refurbished in the year 2000 and is now an all seated stadium. It is located in the heart of Manchester nearby the other main stadium in Manchester, Maine Road.

 

Finland
Stadium - Olympiastadion
Capacity - 42000
The stadium is located in the capital city, Helsinki. The stadium has been around for a long time, built in 1938. All of Finland’s national football matches are played in Olympiastadion.

France
Stadium – Stade De France
Capacity – 79000
The Stade De France is the national football stadium of France. It was built in time for the 1998 world cup finals in 1998 and can hold a capacity of 79000 fans. It is also an all seated stadium.

Germany
Stadium – Allianz Arena
Capacity – 69000
The stadium is located in the heart of Munich. It plays host to German football club Bayern Munich. The stadium has been very recently built in 2005 and is a venue for the 2006 world cup finals.

Greece
Stadium – Athens Olympic Stadium
Capacity – 74,400
An all seated stadium built in the heart of the countries city in Athens. It is the largest stadium in Greece holding nearly 75000 people. The stadium was built in 1982.

Hungary
Stadium – Puskas Ferenc
Capacity – 69000
Located in the Hungarian capital city of Budapest, the Puskas Ferenc stadium is named after one of Hungary’s greatest footballers, Ferenc Puskas. It is their national stadium fitting a capacity of up to 69000.

Italy
Stadium - Stadio delle Alpi
Capacity – 71000
The stadium is based in the Italian city Torino. Juventus play their football matches at the Stadio delle Alpi, It is an all seated stadium built in 1990 accommodating over 71000 spectators.

Macedonia
Stadium - City Stadium Tetovo
Capacity – 20,500
The stadium is located in Tetovo and plays host to KF Shkendija HB, 15000 of the 20,5000 seats are seated.

 

Holland
Stadium – Amsterdam Arena
Capacity – 51,300
Ajax Amsterdam play their matches in the Amsterdam and it is a stadium that has played host too many great European nights. It is an all seated stadium built in 1996.

Poland
Stadium - Stadion Wojska Polskiego
Capacity – 15000
The stadium is played host to Polish club LegiaWarszawa and fits 15000. It is one of the oldest stadium in Europe being built in 1916, and many domestic and European matches have been played in the stadium.

Portugal
Stadium- Estádio da Luz
Capacity – 65,600
Built in 2003 in time for the 2004 European Championships, Estadio da Luz stadium is played in by Portuguese outfit Benfica. It is an all seated stadium and the biggest in Portugal.

 

Romania
Stadium - Stadionul Dan Paltinisanu
Capacity – 33000
The stadiums plays host to Romanian Footballing side Politehnica Timisoara, it is an all seated stadium seating 33000. It was built in 1960 and located in Timisoara.

 

Republic of Ireland
Stadium – Lansdowne Road
Capacity – 36000
Lansdowne Road is one of the oldest stadiums in Europe as it was built in the year 1878; it is home to all of the Republic of Ireland’s international matches. It is located in their capital city, Dublin and is an all seated stadium.

 

Russia
Stadium -Luzhniki Stadion
Capacity – 84750
The stadium is home to Sparta Moscow and is located in the the heart of Moscow. Many big matches have been played in the stadium, including champions league matches, UEFA cup games and matches for the European Cup Winners Cup. It is an all seated stadium built in 1956 that can hold a packed capacity crowd of 84750.

 

Slovakia
Stadium - Tehelné Pole Stadion
Capacity – 30000
The stadium an all seated one, located in Bratislava. Slovan Bratislava play their home matches there. It holds up to 30000 supporters.

 

Spain
Stadium - Santiago Bernabeu
Capacity – 80000
The stadium is played in by top European side Real Madrid. It is home to players like Ronaldo, David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane. It is locate din Madrid and is an all seated stadium built in 1947.

 

Sweden
Stadiums - Råsunda Stadion
Capacity – 37,000
This was a venue for several of the matches during the 1992 European Championships; it is located in the heart of Stockholm and fits a full capacity of 37000 people. It is the Swedish National football team’s stadium and was built in 1937.

 

Switzerland
Stadium - Stade de Suisse Wankdorf
Capacity – 32000
This stadium was built few years in advance to the 2008 European Championships and is located in the city of Bern. It fits 32000 supporters, built in 2005 and is the national team’s home venue.

 

Ukraine
Stadium - Stadion NSK Olimpiyskiy
Capacity – 83100
This stadium is home to Dynamo Kiev and is also based in the Ukranian city Kiev. Ukraine play all their national football matches their and the stadium was built in 1948.

 

 

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