Stade Joseph Marien
|Stade Joseph Marien|
Joseph Marien stadium
|Former names||La Butte|
|Opened||14 September 1919|
|Renovated||1926 and 2018|
|Construction cost||600.000 Belgian franc|
|Royale Union Saint-Gilloise|
Stade Joseph Marien is a multi-use stadium in Brussels, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Royale Union Saint-Gilloise. The stadium holds 8,000  and was opened in 1919. It is located within the Duden Park in the municipality of Forest, and its entrance is at one end of the Rue du Stade.
In 1909 Royale Union Saint-Gilloise was offered a site in the Duden Park in Forest, Brussels. Construction started in 1915, during World War I, and ended in 1919. On 14 September 1919 the stadium opened with a friendly game between Royale Union Saint-Gilloise and A.C. Milan.
1920 Summer Olympics
|1.||August, 28 1920||First Round||Netherlands – Luxembourg||3 – 0||3.000|
|2.||August, 28 1920||First Round||Denmark – Spain||0 – 1||3.000|
|3.||August, 29 1920||Quarter Final||Czechoslovakia – Norway||4 – 0||4.000|
In 1926, the stadium was renovated after a design by architect Albert Callewaert (1888–1957). At this time it was given the 'Art Deco' facade that holds bas-reliefs by Oscar De Clercq (1892–1968).
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- FIFA.com. "Olympic Football Tournament Antwerp 1920 - Matches - FIFA.com". FIFA.com.
- "Vorst - Dudenpark". www.irismonument.be.
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