Belson Stadium

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Belson Stadium
Location 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, New York, 11439
Opened September 21, 2001
Operator St. John's University
Surface FieldTurf
Capacity 2,600 (Expandable to 5,000)[1]
Tenants
St. John's Red Storm (NCAA) (2002-present)
New York Pancyprian-Freedoms (USASA) (2005-present)
F.C. New York (USL Pro) (2011)
F.C. New York (NPSL) (2012)

Belson Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium located along Utopia Parkway in Jamaica, Queens, New York on the Queens campus of St. John's University.

An interesting feature of the stadium is that it is built on top of a parking garage to save space in a crowded urban environment. The official capacity is listed as 2,600 but it has seated as many as 5,000 for local rivalry matches. FC New York played their first match in front of thousands of fans against Orlando City Soccer Club, another professional soccer club.

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Coordinates: 40°43′28″N 73°47′34″W / 40.724307°N 73.792838°W / 40.724307; -73.792838