Stade Marcel Picot
|Former names||Stade du Parc des Sports du Pont d’Essey (1926–1963)|
|Location||90 Boulevard Jean-Jaurès
|Opened||8 August 1926|
|Owner||Communauté Urbaine du Grand Nancy|
|Architect||Gérard Bernt, Francis Morillon, Philippe Thouveny and Alynia Architecten, the Netherlands (1999–2003)|
|Field dimensions||105 m x 68 m|
The stadium was completely rebuilt and inaugurated in its new configuration in 2003. It is now able to hold 20,087 people.
Since summer 2010, Marcel-Picot is one of the very few French stadiums equipped with artificial turf.
In preparation for the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship, the stadium will undergo major transformation, starting in summer 2012, to be able to hold 35,000 people and will be equipped with a retractable roof by 2013.
- Stade Marcel Picot - Stadium Guide
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