Polman Stadion

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Polman Stadion
Heracles Stadion.PNG
Location Almelo, Netherlands
Owner Gemeente Almelo
Capacity 12,080
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 10 September 1999; 18 years ago (1999-09-10)
Expanded 2005
2015
Tenants
Heracles (1999–present)

The Polman Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Almelo, Netherlands. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 13,500 spectators and was built in 1999. It is the official stadium of Eredivisie side Heracles Almelo. Its pitch is made from artificial turf.[1]

The Polman Stadion before the 2015 expansion

The stadium was opened on 10 September 1999 followed by the opening match against FC Zwolle. Heracles player Job ten Thije scored the first goal in the Polman Stadium. In 2005 the capacity of the stadium was expanded from 6,900 to 8,500 seats of which 400 are available for the supporters of the visiting team. In 2015 the capacity was expanded to 12,080 seats.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Polman Stadion, stadiumguide.com, retrieved 2013-06-07

Coordinates: 52°20′19.5″N 6°39′2.0″E / 52.338750°N 6.650556°E / 52.338750; 6.650556