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Red Bull Arena (German: [ɹɛt ˈbʊl ʔaˌʁeːna], known during the UEFA Euro 2008 as the EM-Stadion Wals-Siezenheim pronounced [eːˈʔɛmˌʃtaːdi̯ɔn ˌvalsˈsiːtsn̩haɪ̯m] and during UEFA club football events as Stadion Salzburg,) is a football stadium in Wals-Siezenheim, a municipality in the suburbs of Salzburg, Austria. It was officially opened in March 2003 and is the home ground of FC Red Bull Salzburg. Previously, the club played at Stadion Lehen.
|Former names||EM-Stadion Wals-Siezenheim, Bullen-Arena|
|Location||Stadionstraße, Wals-Siezenheim, Austria|
|Owner||SWS Stadion Salzburg Planungs- und Errichtungsgesellschaft m.b.H|
|Field size||105 m × 68 m (115 yd × 74 yd)|
|Opened||8 March 2003|
6 May 2006 – 25 July 2007
|Construction cost||€45 million|
In 2011 the stadium hosted a friendly tournament known as the Salzburgerland Cup of four clubs. It features four teams: FK Austria Wien, FC Rapid București, Maccabi Haifa F.C. and FC Shakhtar Donetsk. To which Shaktar was declared the champions.
The "EM Stadion Wals-Siezenheim" was the only stadium in the Austrian Bundesliga which used artificial turf. Polytan's FIFA 2-Star Recommended 40mm surface Ligaturf with a 25mm elastic layer was installed in 2005, but since Summer 2010 natural lawn has been used.
- Stadium official website
- "UEFA Europa League - Salzburg-Krasnodar". Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
- "Salzburgerland Cup 2010/11 (Int/nal Tournaments) : Overview". Scorespro. 2011. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
- Media related to Red Bull Arena (Wals-Siezenheim) at Wikimedia Commons
- Red Bull Arena (Salzburg)
- Stadium Guide Article