Campo de Coia

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Coia
Full name Campo de fútbol de Coia
Location Coia, Vigo, Spain
Coordinates 42°13′39″N 8°44′09″W / 42.227457°N 8.735936°W / 42.227457; -8.735936
Owner Real Club Celta de Vigo
Operator Real Club Celta de Vigo
Field size 101 m × 60.5 m (331 ft × 198 ft)
Surface Grass
Opened February 9, 1908
Closed December 1928
Tenants
Vigo Sporting Club (1908-1923)
Celta Vigo (1923-1928)

Campo de fútbol de Coia (lit, Coia football ground) was a sporting venue in Coia, Vigo, which was the home ground of Celta Vigo, and its predecessor Vigo Sporting Club, between 9 February 1908 and December 1928.

On 14 May 1922 it hosted the final of the Copa España between FC Barcelona and Real Unión - FC Barcelona easily winning 5-1.

The last match ever played at Coia was the first-leg of the quarter-finals of the Copa de España, on December 9, 1928, against Real Sociedad. Which ended in a 2-1 win for the local team. They would go on to lose the away leg 3-0 in San Sebastián

There is now a Toys "R" Us store on the former site, as well as residential housing and a park.

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