Guldensporen Stadion

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Guldensporen Stadion
Location Kortrijk, Belgium
Coordinates 50°49′50″N 3°14′56″E / 50.830432°N 3.248906°E / 50.830432; 3.248906Coordinates: 50°49′50″N 3°14′56″E / 50.830432°N 3.248906°E / 50.830432; 3.248906
Capacity 9,399
Surface Grass
Construction
Broke ground May 10, 1946 (1946-05-10)
Opened August 17, 1947 (1947-08-17)
Renovated 1988, 2008
Architect Maurice Delahousse
Tenants
K.V. Kortrijk

Guldensporen Stadion (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʝʏl.də(n).ˌspʊː.rə(n) ˈstaː.di.ˌjɔn]) is a multi-use stadium in Kortrijk, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of K.V. Kortrijk. In the summer of 2008, following the promotion of KV Kortrijk to the Belgian First Division, the capacity of the stadium was increased from 6,896 to around 9,399.[1]

The name Guldensporenstadion means "Stadium of the Golden Spurs," a reference to the medieval Battle of the Golden Spurs, fought in Kortrijk in 1302.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stadiums in Belgium". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 17 December 2011.