Woodlands Stadium

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Woodlands Stadium
Woodlands Stadium Pitch.JPG
Location 1, Woodlands St 13, Singapore 738597
Owner Singapore Sports Council
Capacity 4,300
Surface Grass
Opened August 1989
Construction cost S$4,000,000
Woodlands Wellington (1996-2014)
Warriors FC (2014-2015)

Woodlands Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Woodlands, Singapore. It is currently the home ground of S.League side, Woodlands Wellington FC, and used mostly for football matches for both the S.League and Prime League competitions. Apart from being used for competitive matches, the pitch is also utilised by the club for their training sessions as well.

The stadium was officially opened in August 1989 as part of the eight hectare Woodlands Sports Complex, which also consists of the Woodlands Sports Hall and the Woodlands Swimming Complex. All three facilities are owned and operated by the Singapore Sports Council.

Woodlands Stadium houses a grass football pitch, an 8-lane running track and partial athletic facilities. People can be seen running around the track daily as the Singapore Sports Council allows joggers to utilise the track facilities between 4:30am to 8:30pm for free.

Besides the sporting facilities mentioned above, the stadium also has a Singapore Pools outlet located near to the entrance of the away fans' stand, as well as the clubhouse of Woodlands Wellington FC.

Woodlands Stadium is the only stadium in Singapore which has a MRT track overlooking the pitch.

Seating Capacity[edit]

Woodlands Stadium started off with a total seating capacity of 1,600 when it was first constructed.

In view of the inauguration of the S.League in 1996, where the stadium was assigned as the home ground of Woodlands Wellington FC, the stadium capacity was upgraded to 4,300. This includes the 2,000 seater grandstand, the 1,000 seater semi-permanent stand opposite the grandstand and the 1,300 seater portable stands on each end of the pitch.[1]

Home fans are always seated on the right side of the grandstand (facing the pitch) while away fans are directed to the left side of the grandstand.

See also[edit]

Woodlands Stadium (Lusaka)

Coordinates: 1°26′05″N 103°46′51″E / 1.434591°N 103.780788°E / 1.434591; 103.780788