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Estadio Francisco Artes Carrasco is a multi-use stadium in Lorca, Spain. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the former home ground of Lorca Deportiva CF. It is the home ground of two clubs, Lorca FC and CF Lorca Deportiva. The stadium holds 8,120.[1]

Francisco Artés Carrasco
Estadio Francisco Artés Carrasco - 18.01.2017.jpg
The stadium, after a respectably snowy snow storm in January 2017
LocationLorca, Spain
Coordinates37°38′19.74″N 1°44′06.44″W / 37.6388167°N 1.7351222°W / 37.6388167; -1.7351222Coordinates: 37°38′19.74″N 1°44′06.44″W / 37.6388167°N 1.7351222°W / 37.6388167; -1.7351222
Capacity8,120
Field size105 x 70 m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground29 November 2001 (2001-11-29)
Built2001–2003
Opened5 March 2003 (2003-03-05)
Construction cost3,500,000
ArchitectCristino Guerra
Project managerConstrucciones Giner
Tenants
Lorca Deportiva CF (2003–2010)
Lorca Atlético CF (2010–2012)
Lorca FC (former La Hoya Lorca CF) (2011–)
CF Lorca Deportiva (2012–)

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HistoryEdit

The stadium was inaugurated on 5 March 2003, with a friendly match between FC Barcelona and Lorca Deportiva CF that finished 1–4 for the Catalans.[2]

On 14 October 2008, it hosted a Spain under-21 team official match.[2]

The stadium was used as a hospital after the 2011 Lorca earthquake.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Estadio Francisco Artés Carrasco". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Cinco cosas que quizá no sabías del Estadio Francisco Artés Carrasco" (in Spanish). La Liga. 9 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.

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