Estádio Cidade de Barcelos

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Estádio Cidade de Barcelos
Full name Estádio Cidade de Barcelos
Location Barcelos, Portugal
Built 2004
Opened 30 May 2004
Owner Municipality of Barcelos
Surface Grass
Capacity 12,504
Field size 106 x 68 m
Tenants
Gil Vicente
2006 UEFA Euro U21

Estádio Cidade de Barcelos is a multi-use stadium in Barcelos, Portugal. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It is the home of Primeira Liga side Gil Vicente.

The stadium is able to hold 12,504 people and was built in 2004.[1] It opened on 30 May 2004.[2] The inaugural game saw Gil Vicente lose 2-1 to Uruguayan side Nacional de Montevideo. It replaced Estadio Adelino Ribeiro Novo which was Gil's home ground from its establishment in the 1920s until 2004. The stadium is a UEFA Category C ground which allows for European and international games to be played there.

It held two matches of the 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, Serbia & Montenegro 0-1 Germany and Portugal 0-2 Serbia & Montenegro.

Portugal national football team[edit]

The next national team match was held in the stadium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cidade de Barcelos" [City of Barcelos] (in Portuguese). 24 March 2012. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Historia do estádio" [History of the stadium] (in Portuguese). 24 March 2012. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 

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Coordinates: 41°33′04″N 8°37′23″W / 41.551°N 8.623°W / 41.551; -8.623