Aldershot Military Stadium

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Aldershot Military Stadium
Location Aldershot,
Hampshire,
GU11 2JL
Owner British Army
Capacity 1,128 seated
Surface Grass
Opened 1955
Tenants
Army FA, Army RFU, Army AA
Aldershot, Farnham and District AC
Harlequins Rugby League U20s

Aldershot Military Stadium is a sports complex in Aldershot, England comprising a combined football and athletics stadium and a smaller adjoined rugby stadium. It is the home ground of the British Army's football and rugby teams, Aldershot, Farnham and District Athletic Club and the Army Athletics Association.

Location[edit]

The stadia are located to the north of Aldershot just off the A325, the main road to Farnborough. It is sited in the Military Town, adjoining all the military buildings including married quarters and barracks.

Stadia[edit]

The Military Stadium[edit]

The Military Stadium has a main stand with a seated capacity of 1,128.[1] Also sited are the changing facilities, VIP lounge and control room.

It comprises a fully floodlit eight-lane synthetic athletics track with full field event facilities. During the football season the infield is converted to a football pitch with the throwing disciplines moved outside of the stadium.[2]

Rugby Stadium[edit]

The Rugby Stadium has a smaller 500-seat spectator stand with full changing facilities and is fully floodlit.[2]

History[edit]

The Military Stadium has been the home of Army run football since 1912.[3]

Events[edit]

Every year the stadium plays host to the Army FA Cup Final.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Grose (9 March 2009). "Aldershot Military Stadium". Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Aldershot Outdoor Facilities". Retrieved 7 March 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "About Us» Directions". Archived from the original on 27 February 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 

Coordinates: 51°15′53″N 0°45′20″W / 51.26472°N 0.75556°W / 51.26472; -0.75556