Parkstad Limburg Stadion
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|Field size||105 x 68 m|
|Opened||15 August 2000|
|Roda JC (Eredivisie) 2000 – present|
The Parkstad Limburg Stadion (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpɑrkstɑt ˈlɪmbɵrx ˌstaːdiˌjɔn]) is a football stadium in Kerkrade, completed in 2000. With a present-day capacity of 19,979 seats, the stadium was officially opened on August 15, 2000 with a friendly between Roda JC and Real Zaragoza (2–2).
It is the home stadium of football club Roda JC Kerkrade from the Netherlands. In 2005 the Parkstad Limburg Stadion was the hosting stadium for the opening match and the semi-finals of the FIFA World Youth Championship Netherlands 2005.
- The first played match was a friendly match between Roda JC and Real Zaragoza 2–2, 15 August 2000
- The first goal was scored by Marcos Vales, Real Zaragoza
- The first Roda JC goal was scored by Samir Ouindi
- The first official played match was an Eredivisie match between Roda JC and FC Twente 2–2
- The first official goal was scored by Scott Booth
- The first official Roda JC goal was scored by Yannis Anastasiou
- Largest Crowd: 19.300 Roda JC – AC Milan 0–1 UEFA Cup, 21 February 2002
- Lowest Crowd: 2.500 Roda JC – Fylkir 3–0 UEFA Cup, 11 September 2001
On 15 January 2005, the South stand was named the Theo Pickée Stand as an honour to the Roda JC chairman, who died in December 2003.
Roda JC – AC Milan 0–1
- Official website (Dutch)