Todor Diev Stadium

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Coordinates: 42°7′54″N 24°44′37″E / 42.13167°N 24.74361°E / 42.13167; 24.74361

Todor Diev
Uhoto, Loftus Road
Full name Stadion Todor Diev
Capacity 3,548
Construction
Built 1925–26
Opened 1926
Tenants
Botev Plovdiv (1926–1949)
Spartak Plovdiv (1949–present)

Todor Diev Stadium (Bulgarian: Стадион „Тодор Диев“, "Ухото") is a football stadium in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Located in the south urban area of Kichuk Parizh. It is the home ground of FC Spartak Plovdiv. Presently, the stadium holds 3,500 people. Opened in 1926 as a multi-sport venue of the domestic sport giant Botev Plovdiv.

In 1949, the stadium was nationalized by the communist authorities and later same year it was given to then established Spartak.

In the period 1982–84, Spartak Stadium was redeveloped. It is named after the greatest player in the club's history Todor Diev.

The stadium's highest recorded attendance of 11,353 was in a Bulgarian Cup semi-final game against Blagoevgrad`s FC Pirin (0:0) on 27 April 1994.

The stadium is also known as Plovdiv's Loftus Road - a tribute to the English team QPR, which plays in the same hooped kit as Spartak. All the roads surrounding Todor Diev Stadium have Macedonian and Thracian connections.

Address[edit]

6, Macedonia Blvd, Kyuchuk Parij, 4004 Plovdiv.