Dwight Yorke Stadium

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Dwight Yorke Stadium
Location Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago
Owner Government of Trinidad and Tobago
Operator Ministry of Sports
Capacity 7,500
Surface Grass
Opened 2001
Tenants
Tobago United
2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship

The Dwight Yorke Stadium, located in Bacolet, Tobago, (Trinidad and Tobago), is named after former Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City, Sydney, Sunderland and Trinidad and Tobago footballer Dwight Yorke. The stadium was constructed for the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship which was hosted by Trinidad and Tobago. The Dwight Yorke Stadium has a capacity of 7,500, it is located on the Island of Tobago, only minutes from the capital Scarborough and 25 minutes from the airport. The stadium is used by the local football team and the playing surface dimension is 105 metres x 68 metres.

The stadium hosted the 2005 Carifta Track and Field Championships and is also used for minor Tobagonian athletics events.[1]

It also hosted games from the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

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Coordinates: 11°10′53″N 60°43′01″W / 11.181436°N 60.716905°W / 11.181436; -60.716905