List of TT Pro League stadiums

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The following is a list of TT Pro League stadiums that have hosted a TT Pro League match since its inception in 1999. The Pro League serves as Trinidad and Tobago's highest level of association football and the annual league tournament has hosted matches in sixteen football stadiums. The inaugural round of Pro League matches took place on 31 March 1999 with four clubs hosting the opening fixtures.

After Trinidad and Tobago was awarded the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship, the country constructed four football-specific stadiums named after the country's all-time leading sportsmen: Ato Boldon, Dwight Yorke, Larry Gomes, and Manny Ramjohn. The four stadiums again played host to an international football competition with the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The National Stadium, built in 1980, is the oldest and longest serving stadium in the TT Pro League.[1] The stadium was renamed in honour of Hasely Crawford after the stadium underwent major renovation to host the semi-final, third-place, and final matches of the 2001 FIFA U–17 World Championship. Moreover, with the seating expansion the stadium is now the largest in the country with a capacity of 27,000 and serves as the current home to Morvant Caledonia United, Defence Force, Police, and St. Ann's Rangers.

In addition, TT Pro League matches have also been hosted by Marvin Lee Stadium. The Macoya-based stadium was built and opened in 1996 with a 6,000 spectator capacity and is housed together with the Dr. João Havelange Centre of Excellence. In 2007, Marvin Lee Stadium became the first Caribbean stadium to install an artificial playing surface, reportedly costing in excess of TT$8 million and was supported through a developmental grant from FIFA.

Stadia[edit]

Key
Bold Hosted a match during the current season
Italics Stadium has been demolished
Stadium Image Club(s) Location Opened Closed Capacity Coordinates Ref(s)
01 Arima Municipal Stadium Arima Fire Arima
9,500
10°38′13″N 61°17′2″W / 10.63694°N 61.28389°W / 10.63694; -61.28389 (Arima Municipal Stadium)
[2]
02 Ato Boldon Stadium Central FC
South Starworld Strikers
Couva
2001
10,000
10°25′29″N 61°25′2″W / 10.42472°N 61.41722°W / 10.42472; -61.41722 (Ato Boldon Stadium)
[3]
03 Dwight Yorke Stadium Tobago United Bacolet
2001
7,500
11°10′53″N 60°43′2″W / 11.18139°N 60.71722°W / 11.18139; -60.71722 (Dwight Yorke Stadium)
[4]
04 Frederick Settlement Doc's Khelwalaas Caroni
2000
10°36′36″N 61°22′48″W / 10.61000°N 61.38000°W / 10.61000; -61.38000 (Frederick Settlement Sporting Complex)
05 Gilbert Park W Connection Couva 10°24′49″N 61°28′18″W / 10.41361°N 61.47167°W / 10.41361; -61.47167 (Gilbert Park)
06 Guaracara Park W Connection Pointe-a-Pierre
1959
5,000
10°18′37″N 61°27′5″W / 10.31028°N 61.45139°W / 10.31028; -61.45139 (Guaracara Park)
[5]
07 Hasely Crawford Stadium National Stadium Defence Force
Ma Pau
Police
San Juan Jabloteh
St. Ann's Rangers
Mucurapo
1980
27,000
10°39′41″N 61°31′58″W / 10.66139°N 61.53278°W / 10.66139; -61.53278 (Hasely Crawford Stadium)
[1]
08 Larry Gomes Stadium Larry Gomes Stadium Arima Fire
Morvant Caledonia United
Malabar
2001
10,000
10°36′59″N 61°16′57″W / 10.61639°N 61.28250°W / 10.61639; -61.28250 (Larry Gomes Stadium)
[6]
09 Mahaica Oval Pavilion Point Fortin Civic
Club Sando
Point Fortin
2,500
10°10′4″N 61°40′32″W / 10.16778°N 61.67556°W / 10.16778; -61.67556 (Mahaica Oval)
10 Manny Ramjohn Stadium FC South End
T&TEC
W Connection
Police
Marabella
2001
10,000
10°18′12″N 61°26′20″W / 10.30333°N 61.43889°W / 10.30333; -61.43889 (Manny Ramjohn Stadium)
[7]
11 Marvin Lee Stadium Marvin Lee Stadium Joe Public Macoya
1996
6,000
10°38′29″N 61°23′5″W / 10.64139°N 61.38472°W / 10.64139; -61.38472 (Marvin Lee Stadium)
[8]
12 Palo Seco Velodrome United Petrotrin Palo Seco
10,000
10°5′4″N 61°36′5″W / 10.08444°N 61.60139°W / 10.08444; -61.60139 (Palo Seco Velodrome)
[9]
13 PSA Ground FUTGOF Saint James 10°40′39″N 61°31′43″W / 10.67750°N 61.52861°W / 10.67750; -61.52861 (PSA Ground)
14 Queen's Park Oval Queen's Park Oval Defence Force
San Juan Jabloteh
Port of Spain
1896
25,000
10°40′2″N 61°31′25″W / 10.66722°N 61.52361°W / 10.66722; -61.52361 (Queen's Park Oval)
[10]
15 Sangre Grande Regional Complex North East Stars Sangre Grande
7,100
10°34′0″N 61°8′0″W / 10.56667°N 61.13333°W / 10.56667; -61.13333 (Sandre Grande Regional Complex)
[11]
16 Skinner Park Police San Fernando
1930
5,000
10°15′59″N 61°27′37″W / 10.26639°N 61.46028°W / 10.26639; -61.46028 (Skinner Park)
[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hasely Crawford Stadium reopens". Clydeen McDonald (T&T Guardian). 2009-08-02. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Details for Arima Municipal Stadium, Arima". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  3. ^ "Couva Stadium, Trinidad and Tobago". Architen Landrell. 2001-05-08. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  4. ^ "Details for Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  5. ^ "Details for Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  6. ^ "Details for Larry Gomes Stadium, Arima". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  7. ^ "Details for Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  8. ^ "Details for Marvin Lee Stadium, Tunapuna". Eric Lewis (World Stadia). 2007-04-29. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  9. ^ "Details for Palo Seco Velodrome, Palo Seco". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  10. ^ "Details for Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  11. ^ "Details for Sangre Grande Regional Complex, Sangre Grande". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  12. ^ "Details for Skinner Park, San Fernando". World Stadia. 2005-12-15. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 

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