Premier league clubs stadium names


premier league clubs stadiums
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We look at all the premier league clubs stadiums, what they are called and the seating capacity of each one. The stadium always create an emotional atmosphere of love for the fans, while its sometimes a place of fear, intimidation for the opposing teams.

We review the 20 premier league clubs stadium names and there seating capacity.

Emirates Stadium – Arsenal

The home stadium is called Emirates Stadium. It was formerly called Ashburton Grove prior to sponsorship, but for EUFA matches it is usually called Arsenal Stadium.

It has a seating capacity of 60,432 and was officially opened by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on 26 October 2006. Its estimated cost is around £390 million.

Old Trafford – Manchester United

It is the largest club football stadium in the United Kingdom, the second-largest football stadium, and the eleventh-largest in Europe with a seating capacity of 75,643. Nicknamed “The Theatre of Dreams” by Bobby Charlton, Old Trafford has been United’s home ground since 1910.

Etihad Stadium – Manchester City

Manchester city Stadium is known as the Etihad Stadium for sponsorship reasons, is the home ground of Manchester City Football Club with a domestic football capacity of 55,097, the fourth-largest in the Premier League and eighth-largest in the United Kingdom.

It has hosted notable events like the 2002 Commonwealth Games, 2005 UEFA Women’s Championship and the 2008 UEFA Cup Final

Stamford Bridge – Chelsea

Stamford Bridge is a football stadium located in Fulham, London. It is one of the oldest football grounds and has been the home of Chelsea Football Club since their formation in 1905. It has a sitting capacity of 41,631.

Vicarage Road – Watford

It is located in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. It has been the home of Watford since 1922, when the club moved from Cassio Road. It has a sitting capacity of 23,700.

White Hart Lane – Tottenham

White Hart Lane was the home of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club from 1899 to 2017 before the stadium was fully demolished after the end of the 2016–17 season. Its capacity varied over the years; when changed to all-seater it had a capacity of 36,284 before demolition.

Currently they are building a new one with an estimated capacity of 61,000, and all there home matches are being played at the Wembley stadium.

Kirklees Stadium – huddersfield

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Kirklees Stadium (known as the John Smith’s Stadium due to sponsorship), is a multi-use sports stadium in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. Since 1994, it has been the home ground of football club Huddersfield Town and rugby league side Huddersfield Giants, both of whom moved from Leeds Road. It has a sitting capacity of 24,500

Turf Moor – Burnley

Turf Moor is located in Burnley, Lancashire, England. It is the home ground to Burnley Football Club, who have played there since moving from its Calder Vale ground in 1883. It was named after the club’s longest serving Manager and has an official capacity of 21,401

The Hawthorns – West Brom

The Hawthorns was the first Football League ground to be built in the 20th century opening in September 1900, after construction work took only 4 months. At an altitude of 551 feet (168 m), it is the highest ground among those of all 92 Premier League and Football League clubs. It has a seating capacity of 26,850.

Anfield – Liverpool

It is located in Anfield, Liverpool, England and has a seating capacity of 54,074 making it the sixth largest football stadium in England. It has been the home of Liverpool F.C. since their formation in 1892

St James’ Park – Newcastle

It is the seventh largest football stadium in England, with a seating capacity of 52,405. St James’ Park has been the home ground of Newcastle United since 1892 and has been used for football since 1880. It has been used as a football venue for the 2012 Olympics, and also as a rugby venue for the 2015 & 2016 Super League Magic Weekend and for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

bet365 Stadium – Stoke city

The stadium was previously called the Britannia Stadium but was renamed on 1 June 2016 when the club entered into a new stadium-naming rights agreement with its parent company, bet365. It has a capacity of 30,089 following the completion of expansion works in 2017

St Mary’s Stadium – Southampton

St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, England, has been the home stadium of Premier League club, Southampton F.C. since 2001. The stadium has a capacity of 32,505 and is currently the largest football stadium in the south of England, outside of London

Falmer Stadium – Brighton & Hove Albion F.C

Falmer Stadium hosted Premier League football for the first time in August 2017, following Albion’s promotion at the end of the 2016–17 season. The stadium was designed to allow hosting for other sports and events. It hosted some matches from the 2015 Rugby World Cup. It has a capacity of 30,750.

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Liberty Stadium – Swansea

It is a sports stadium and conferencing venue located in the Landore area of Swansea, Wales. It is the home stadium of Premier League club Swansea City and the Ospreys rugby team. It is also the third largest stadium in Wales – after Millennium Stadium and Cardiff City Stadium and in European competitions the stadium is known as Swansea Stadium due to advertising rights. Capacity of 21,088.

Goodison Park – Everton

Its located in Walton, Liverpool, England and its been Everton home since its completion in 1892. As well as hosting Everton games, the stadium has been the venue for an FA Cup Final and numerous international fixtures, including several in the 1966 FIFA World Cup. Capacity of 39,572.

King Power Stadium – Leicester

The King Power Stadium (also known as the Leicester City Stadium due to UEFA sponsorship regulations and formerly known as the Walkers Stadium) is a football stadium in Leicester, England. The all-seater stadium opened in 2002 and has a capacity of 32,312, the 20th largest football ground in England.

London Stadium – WestHam

They are located in Stratford, East London, England. The club re-located to the London Stadium in 2016. The club was founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks and reformed in 1900 as West Ham United. They moved to the Boleyn Ground in 1904, which remained their home ground for more than a century. Capacity of 60,000.

Selhurst Park – Crystal Palace

Selhurst Park is located in the London suburb of South Norwood in the Borough of Croydon. It is the current home ground of Crystal Palace Football Club. The stadium was designed by architect Archibald Leitch and opened in 1924. The stadium has hosted one international football match as well as games for the 1948 Summer Olympics and a number of other sports. Capacity of 25,456.

Dean Court – Bournemouth

Dean Court currently known as the Vitality Stadium for sponsorship purposes, is a football stadium in Bournemouth, England and the home ground of A.F.C. Bournemouth. Capacity of 11,360

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