Stadion Lokomotiv (Sofia)

Stadion Lokomotiv (Bulgarian: Стадион „Локомотив“, English: 'Lokomotiv Stadium') is a multi-purpose stadium, located in Sofia, Bulgaria. The stadium holds 22,000 people, of which 17,500 are seating.[3] The stadium was built in 1985.

Stadion Lokomotiv
Lokomotiv stadium, main stand.jpg
LocationSofia, Bulgaria
Coordinates42°44′15.50″N 23°18′53.30″E / 42.7376389°N 23.3148056°E / 42.7376389; 23.3148056
Ownergovernment
OperatorLokomotiv Sofia
Capacity22,000[1] (17,500 seating)[2]
Field size105 X 68
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1984
Built1984 - 1985
Opened1985
Renovated2000, 2013
Tenants
Lokomotiv 1929 Sofia (1971–present)

It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of PFC Lokomotiv Sofia.

Also, from 2000, the stadium is used for major rock concerts.

ConcertsEdit

  1. Black Sabbath, 2005
  2. Depeche Mode, 2006
  3. Eros Ramazzotti, 2006
  4. George Michael, 28 May 2007, 25 LIVE tour
  5. Iron Maiden, 4 June 2007
  6. Kylie Minogue, 18 May 2008
  7. Elton John, 13 June 2010
  8. Depeche Mode, 12 May 2013
  9. Aerosmith, 17 May 2014[4]

P!nk was scheduled to perform at the stadium during her I'm Not Dead Tour on July 1, 2007, but she cancelled the show, due to illness.[5]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Bulgarian) Official web site PFC Lokomotiv - Stadium "Lokomotiv"
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-08-11. Retrieved 2010-09-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-08-11. Retrieved 2010-09-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Global Warming Tour
  5. ^ http://sofiaecho.com/2007/07/03/649020_pink-concerts-in-bulgaria-cancelled

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