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Estadio El Alcoraz is the name of SD Huesca's football stadium. It was named after the battle of Alcoraz which took place there in 1096.

El Alcoraz
Alcoraz, Uesca.jpg
LocationHuesca, Spain
Coordinates42°07′55″N 00°25′28″W / 42.13194°N 0.42444°W / 42.13194; -0.42444Coordinates: 42°07′55″N 00°25′28″W / 42.13194°N 0.42444°W / 42.13194; -0.42444
OwnerSD Huesca
OperatorSD Huesca
Capacity7,638
Record attendance7,600
(Huesca v Barcelona; 3 December 2014)
Field size105 metres (115 yd) x 68 metres (74 yd)
Opened1972
Tenants
SD Huesca

It is located next to San Jorge's hill and it has a capacity of 7,638 people.

It was opened on January 16, 1972, since then it has witnessed many social and sport events such as a match between Spain's Under-21 national football team and Greece and a Copa del Rey match in 1991 between SD Huesca and Cádiz CF.

With the promotion of Huesca to La Liga, the stadium was expanded to 7,638 seats in 2018.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Así es el nuevo Alcoraz: un estadio 'inglés' para una ciudad de Primera" [That is the new Alcoraz: an 'English' stadium for a city of La Liga] (in Spanish). Heraldo de Aragón. 13 September 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.

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