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Rheinpark Stadion

 

Rheinpark Stadion

Rheinpark Stadion
Location Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Coordinates
Capacity 7,584 (5,873 seated)
Field size 105 x 68 m
Construction
Broke ground 1 July 1997
Opened 31 July 1998
Expanded 2006
Construction cost CHF 19 million
Tenants
FC Vaduz
Liechtenstein national football team

The Rheinpark Stadion in Vaduz is the national stadium of Liechtenstein. It plays host to the home matches of the Liechtenstein national football team, and is also the home of Liechtenstein's top football club, FC Vaduz.

The stadium 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 the match 8-0. It lies on the banks of the River Rhine, just metres from the border with Switzerland. The stadium has a fully seated capacity of 5,873.[1] The stadium has additional standing places giving it a total capacity of 7,584.[1] The building of the stadium cost roughly 19 million CHF.

English football club Liverpool played Olympiakos of Greece here in a pre-season friendly in 2005.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "FC Vaduz > Verein > Stadion > Zahlen & Fakten". Fcv.li. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

External links

  • Official website of Liechtenstein FA
  • Official website of FC Vaduz (German)
  • FC Vaduz stadium information (German)
  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
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