Rheinpark Stadion

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Rheinpark Stadion
The Rheinpark Stadium before a UEFA Nations League match (2022).jpg
LocationVaduz, Liechtenstein
Coordinates47°08′25″N 9°30′37″E / 47.14028°N 9.51028°E / 47.14028; 9.51028Coordinates: 47°08′25″N 9°30′37″E / 47.14028°N 9.51028°E / 47.14028; 9.51028
Capacity7,584 (5,873 seated)
Field size105 × 68 m
Construction
Broke ground1 July 1997
Opened31 July 1998
Expanded2006
Construction costCHF 19 million
Tenants
FC Vaduz
Liechtenstein national football team

Rheinpark Stadion in Vaduz is the national stadium of Liechtenstein. It plays host to home matches of the Liechtenstein national football team, and is also the home of football club FC Vaduz. It lies on the banks of the river Rhine, just metres from the border with Switzerland.

Main stand of the Rheinpark Stadion with Vaduz Castle behind

Rheinpark was officially opened on 31 July 1998 with a match between FC Vaduz, the Liechtenstein Cup holders at the time, and 1. FC Kaiserslautern, the then Bundesliga champions. 1. FC Kaiserslautern won 8–0.[1]

The stadium has a seating capacity of 5,873, with additional standing room space giving it a total capacity of 7,584. The stadium cost 19 million CHF to construct.[2][3]

In 2006, the stadium was upgraded with the South and North grandstands gaining covers, and improvements to the training facilities.[4] In June 2007, the stadium hosted concerts by Clueso and Herbert Grönemeyer.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rheinpark Stadion Vaduz". Liechtenstein Tourist Board. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Rheinpark Stadion". Football Tripper. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Rheinpark Stadion". Stadium Base. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Rheinpark Stadion". FC Vaduz. Retrieved 24 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Rheinpark Stadion". setlist.fm. Retrieved 24 June 2022.

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