Stade Dominique Duvauchelle

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Stade Dominique Duvauchelle
Stade Dominique-Duvauchelle.jpg
Location Créteil, France
Coordinates 48°46′5″N 2°27′42″E / 48.76806°N 2.46167°E / 48.76806; 2.46167Coordinates: 48°46′5″N 2°27′42″E / 48.76806°N 2.46167°E / 48.76806; 2.46167
Capacity 12,150
Surface grass
Construction
Opened September 23, 1983 (1983-09-23)
Renovated 1999, 2004
Tenants
US Créteil-Lusitanos

Stade Dominique Duvauchelle is a multi-use stadium in Créteil, France. It takes its name from a local sports journalist who died shortly before the stadium's inauguration. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of US Créteil-Lusitanos. The stadium was built with an original capacity of approximately 6,000. It increased its capacity to 12,150 people in February 2006.[1]

Its record attendance for a league match was for a match between Créteil and Saint Etienne on 5 August 2001 with 6325 spectators. The record for a cup match is 8000 in a match hosted there by amateur team US Lusitanos Saint-Maur against Bordeaux in the round of 32 of the French Cup on 19 January 2002.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stadiums in France Île de France". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 7 November 2011.