Herman Vanderpoortenstadion

Herman Vanderpoortenstadion (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦɛr.mɑn vɐn.dɛr.ˈpoːr.tə(n)ˌstaːdi.jɔn]) (also called Het Lisp [ətˈlɪsp]) is a multi-use stadium in Lier, Belgium. It is currently used mostly for football matches and was the home ground of Lierse between 1925 and 2018.[2] The stadium holds 14,538 [3], including 4,311 standing places, 522 business seats, 102 VIP seats and 3 loges.[2] Following the bankruptcy of Lierse in 2018, it is unclear who will be the new tenants.

Herman Vanderpoortenstadion
Het Lisp
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Former namesLisperstadion
LocationLier, Belgium
Coordinates51°08′39″N 4°34′25″E / 51.14417°N 4.57361°E / 51.14417; 4.57361Coordinates: 51°08′39″N 4°34′25″E / 51.14417°N 4.57361°E / 51.14417; 4.57361
Capacity14,538 [1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Opened1925
Renovated2000, 2009
Tenants
Lierse Kempenzonen
The stadium in 1999, before the renovation.

It is located along the Lispersesteenweg, the road leading to Lisp, the neighbourhood of Lier where the club is located.[2] The stadium is named after Herman Vanderpoorten, a Belgian politician, former mayor of Lier between 1982 and 1984.

Stadium Lierse anno 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Het Herman Vanderpoortenstadion lierse.com (last check 30/03/2018)
  2. ^ a b c "Voetbalbelgie". Archived from the original on 2012-02-22. Retrieved 2009-09-26.
  3. ^ Het Herman Vanderpoortenstadion Archived 2017-10-20 at the Wayback Machine lierse.com (last check 30/03/2018)

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