Memorial Stadium, Seattle, Wa., United States

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Clubs: Seattle Reign FC (NWSL), Seattle Cascades (AUDL – Ultimate Frisbee), Seattle School District Constructed: 1947 Capacity: 12.000 (17.000 in 1974 and 1975 ) Interesting facts: 1962 Opening ceremony Seattle World Fair 1967 First High School stadium using Astro turf Finish of the Seattle … Continued

Lyrastadion, Lier

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Club: TSV Lyra Constructed: 1921 Current Capacity: 3.500 Maximum Capacity: 10.000 Much like in the neighbouring Mechelen the Lierse football landscape is divided into a “Catholic” and a “Liberal” camp. Where in Mechelen the Liberal Racing is clearly the underdog, in … Continued

Heysel II, Brussels

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Clubs: Racing Jet de Bruxelles (1970-1988), FC Atlas (’90s), RSC Anderlecht/Ladies ‘71 Perhaps inspiration was running low when they were brainstorming a possible name for this cozy Stadium. The Heysel II “or” “Small Heysel” is literally in the shadow of … Continued

Konijnenpijp, Lutlommel

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Lutlommel VV is a relative newcomer on the national stage. Founded in 1938, the team from the Lommel hamlet played until 2010 in the Provincial Divisions. In that season (09-10) the club won the First Provincial Division Limburg and gained … Continued

De Visputten, Hoboken

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Club: KSK Hoboken (till Dec. 2004), RVC Hoboken (from 2005) Capacity: 3.450 Probably nowhere else in the country are two football stadiums as close together as in the Antwerp district Hoboken. Here Racing VC Hoboken and KSC Maccabi literally play in … Continued

Houtvoortstadion, Sint-Gillis-Waas

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“Football Club Sporting Sint-Gillis-Waas” was founded shortly after the second world war in 1945. The club with the blue and white shirt was awarded Matricule 4385 by the Belgian football association in March 1946. After promotion to the Fourth National Division in 1962, the team … Continued

FC Ajax Staadion, Lasnamäe, Estonia

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Club: FC Ajax Lasnamäe Capacity: +/- 1.000 Nothing illustrates the marginal status of Estonian club football better than the “Stadium” of the Top Division Club (2011 season) FC Ajax Lasnamäe. Founded in 1993 in the North East of Tallinn the club … Continued

Jahnstadion, Marl, Germany

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Jahnstadion, Marl Club: Marl Sly Dogs (Baseball), former stadium of TSV Marl-Hüls Capacity: 36.000 Constructed: 1924-1927, expanded 1948-1949, main stand 1962-1964 Attendance record: 18.000 TSV Marl-Hüls – Wuppertaler SV (1960) Factoids: 1984 Pop Festival Marl (Headliners The Cure) Number 33 on … Continued