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Guldensporen Stadion (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣʏldə(n)spoːrə(n) ˌstaːdijɔn]) is a multi-use stadium in Kortrijk, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of K.V. Kortrijk. In the summer of 2008, following the promotion of KV Kortrijk to the Belgian First Division, the capacity of the stadium was increased from 6,896 to around 9,399 [1]

Guldensporen Stadion
LocationKortrijk, Belgium
Coordinates50°49′50″N 3°14′56″E / 50.830432°N 3.248906°E / 50.830432; 3.248906Coordinates: 50°49′50″N 3°14′56″E / 50.830432°N 3.248906°E / 50.830432; 3.248906
Capacity9,399 [1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground10 May 1946 (1946-05-10)
Opened17 August 1947 (1947-08-17)
Renovated1988, 2008
ArchitectMaurice Delahousse
Tenants
K.V. Kortrijk

The name Guldensporenstadion means "Stadium of the Golden Spurs," a reference to the medieval Battle of the Golden Spurs, fought in Kortrijk in 1302.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Guldensporenstadion, kvk.be (last check 30/03/2018)