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The City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England, also known as Etihad Stadium for sponsorship reasons, is the home ground of Manchester City Football Club, the fifth-largest stadium in the Premier League and the twelfth-largest in the United Kingdom, with a seating capacity of 47,805.

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Location Etihad Campus
Manchester
M11 3FF
Broke ground 12 December 1999
Opened 25 July 2002 (as an athletics stadium)
10 August 2003 (as a football stadium)
Expanded 2002–2003
Owner Manchester City Council
Operator Manchester City F.C.

Architect ArupSport (stadium design)
KSS Design Group (interior fitout)
Populous (stadium expansion)
Structural engineer Arup Associates
Main contractors Laing Construction Ltd. (initial construction)
Laing O’Rourke(stadium conversion)
Watson Steel Ltd. (steelwork construction)

Capacity 41,000 – 2002 Commonwealth Games
47,805 – Domestic football
45,500 – UEFA-governed football
60,000 – Music concerts

Executive suites 68
Record attendance 47,435 (Manchester City – QPR, 13 May 2012)

Field dimensions 105 by 68 metres (115 by 74 yd)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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From Manchester, United Kingdom
Travel from Mar 29 to April 7
Thanks Radek !

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