SCG Stadium

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SCG Stadium
ScG Stadium.jpg
Former names Thunderdome Stadium
Location Pak Kret, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Coordinates 13°55′05″N 100°32′51″E / 13.917989°N 100.547411°E / 13.917989; 100.547411
Public transit  MRL  Mueang Thong Thani (from 2020)
Owner Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT)
Operator Muangthong United
Capacity 15,000[1][2]
Surface Grass
Opened 1998
Tenants
Muangthong United

The Thunderdome Stadium, currently known for sponsorship purposes as SCG Stadium is a football stadium located in Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi, Thailand, and is the home of Thai League 1's side, Muangthong United. SCG Stadium was the first operate football stadium in Thailand.

History[edit]

SCG Stadium has been the home venue of Muangthong United since 2007. Owned by Sports Authority of Thailand, rented by Muangthong United, the stadium originally known as Thunderdome Sports Complex and had only one main stand before the Thai League 1 promotion in 2009. After the promotion to the top division of Muangthong United, the club started to develop the stadium, construct other temporary stands to hold the demands of the supporter. In 2010, after the club clinched its first ever top division, SCG stadium was developed into the 4 stands stadium with full installed seats. The capacity rose to 15,000.

SCG Stadium west stand

Name[edit]

The name of the ground changed twice due to sponsorship agreements, the first time it was changed from the original name, Thunderdome Stadium, to Yamaha Stadium following the sponsorship in 2010. In 2012, The stadium was changed its alias to SCG Stadium following the club title sponsor of SCG. However, the stadium is still referred as its official name of Thunderdome Stadium in AFC competitions.

Capacity[edit]

The stadium used to be able to hold as much as 20,000 spectators but the number reduce after renovation by filling in chairs to make the stadium all seated with the capacity of 15,000 people.

Ultra Stand

Other event[edit]

On November 25, 2012, K-pop artists under S.M. Entertainment featuring Kangta, BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls' Generation, SHINee, f(x) and EXO, performed the world tour SMTown Live World Tour III in Bangkok in the stadium.

The stadium hosted Korean Pop Sensation Psy on 28 November 2012.

Clash played their final concert here on April 30, 2014, followed by their disbandment.

Guns N' Roses played here on February 28, 2017 as part of their Not in This Lifetime... Tour.

International matches[edit]

Date Team 1 Score Team 2 Competition
8 November 2009  Thailand 1–1  Syria Friendly
11 August 2010  Thailand 1–0  Singapore Friendly
4 September 2010  Thailand 1–0  India Friendly
7 November 2012  Thailand 2–0  Malaysia Friendly

Attendances[edit]

The follows are the average and highest attendances of Muangthong United in their domestic league competitions at SCG Stadium.

Year Average Highest Competition
2011 10,742 21,370 2011 Thai Premier League
2012 13,427 21,155 2012 Thai Premier League
2013 10,888 14,114 2013 Thai Premier League
2014 9,522 14,950 2014 Thai Premier League
2015 9,168 14,980 2015 Thai Premier League
2016 9,777 12,579 2016 Thai League T1

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Coordinates: 13°55′05″N 100°32′51″E / 13.917989°N 100.547411°E / 13.917989; 100.547411