Estadio Gran Canaria
Estadio Gran Canaria is a football stadium in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. It is currently used for football matches and is home to UD Las Palmas. It was opened in 2003 as a multi-purpose stadium to become the successor of the old Estadio Insular.
|Location||Las Palmas, Spain|
|Owner||Cabildo de Gran Canaria|
|Operator||Cabildo de Gran Canaria|
|Field size||105 metres (115 yd) x 68 metres (74 yd)|
|Opened||8 May 2003|
Guillermo Ortego Carretero
|UD Las Palmas (2003-present)|
Spain national football team (selected matches)
The stadium was inaugurated on 8 May 2003 with a friendly between UD Las Palmas and Anderlecht which was played in front of a full-capacity seats. The match ended 2–1 in favour of Las Palmas. The first scorer in the stadium was Rubén Castro.
With a capacity of 32,400 seats, it is the largest sports venue in the Canary Islands.
Starting from 11 November 2014, the stadium went under restructuring works which will last for about 16 months. After the remodelization, the running track was removed to turn the venue into a football-specific stadium, with the seats closer to the playing ground.
Spain national team matchesEdit
|18 August 2004||Venezuela||3–2||Friendly match|
|21 November 2007||Northern Ireland||1–0||UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying|
|18 November 2018||Bosnia and Herzegovina||1–0||Friendly match|
- "El nuevo templo de la UD Las Palmas cumplió este martes cuatro años". eldiario.es. Retrieved 2015-12-07.
- "Estadio de Gran Canaria". UD Las Palmas. Retrieved 23 August 2017.