Herman Vanderpoortenstadion

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Herman Vanderpoortenstadion
Het Lisp
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The stadium in 1999, before the renovation
Former names Lisperstadion
Location Lier, Belgium
Coordinates 51°08′39″N 4°34′25″E / 51.14417°N 4.57361°E / 51.14417; 4.57361Coordinates: 51°08′39″N 4°34′25″E / 51.14417°N 4.57361°E / 51.14417; 4.57361
Capacity 14,538
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1925
Renovated 2000, 2009
Tenants
Lierse S.K.

Herman Vanderpoortenstadion (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɛr.mɑn vɐn.dɛr.ˈpoːr.tə(n)ˌstaːdi.jɔn]) (also called Het Lisp [ətˈlɪsp]) is a multi-use stadium in Lier, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Lierse S.K. since 1925.[1] The stadium holds 14,538, including 4,311 standing places, 522 business seats, 102 VIP seats and 3 loges.[1]

It is located along the Lispersesteenweg, the road leading to Lisp, the neighbourhood of Lier where the club is located.[1] The stadium is named after Herman Vanderpoorten, a Belgian politician, former mayor of Lier between 1982 and 1984.

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