Stadium Lille Métropole

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Stadium Nord Lille Métropole
Stadium Nord (Champions League).png
Location Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France
Capacity 18,154[1]
Tenants
ES Wasquehal (1997–2005)
Lille OSC (2004–2012)

Stadium Lille-Métropole is a multi-purpose stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France. The stadium was built in 1976 and is able to hold 18,154 spectators. The architect of the stadium was Roger Taillibert.

It was recently used as the temporary home stadium of Lille OSC, while what is now known as Stade Pierre-Mauroy was being built 2 kilometers away. Previously, the club played in Stade Grimonprez Jooris. It was also the home stadium of ES Wasquehal, when the club played in Ligue 2 and National, between 1995 and 2005.

AC/DC concluded their For Those About to Rock Tour at the stadium on December 20, 1982.

Pink Floyd performed at the stadium during their A Momentary Lapse of Reason Tour on July 28, 1988.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Lille OSC's website, which includes pictures of the stadium (in French)

Coordinates: 50°37′52″N 3°08′15″E / 50.63111°N 3.13750°E / 50.63111; 3.13750