Stadsparksvallen

Stadsparksvallen, locally sometimes called Vallen, is a classic sports facility located in Jönköping, Sweden.

Stadsparksvallen
Vallen (The Pasture)
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Stadsparksvallen in August 2008
Full nameStadsparksvallen
LocationSkjutsarbacken 12
SE-553 13 Jönköping, Sweden
Coordinates57°46′59.88″N 14°08′30.71″E / 57.7833000°N 14.1418639°E / 57.7833000; 14.1418639Coordinates: 57°46′59.88″N 14°08′30.71″E / 57.7833000°N 14.1418639°E / 57.7833000; 14.1418639
OwnerJönköping Municipality
Capacity7,300[2]
Record attendance18,582 (Jönköpings Södra IF vs. Malmö FF, final match of the 1949–50 Allsvenskan season)[2]
Field size105 x 65 m[1]
SurfaceGrass
ScoreboardYes
Construction
Built1902
Opened1902[1]
Tenants
Jönköpings Södra IF (Allsvenskan)

Stadsparksvallen was inaugurated in 1902 and is located in the Jönköping City Park, atop a mountain located west of the city. It functions as home ground for soccer club Jönköpings Södra IF[1] IK Tord has also played its home games here during som seasons. Until 1981 it was also used for track and field events. Jönköpings Södra IF has played 10 seasons in the Swedish Allsvenskan in Stadsparksvallen. Sweden women's national football team has played thrice at the venue, first time in 1985 against Belgium.[3]

During the Swedish Sports Confederation's 100th anniversary in 2003, Stadsparksvallen was designated as one of the 100 sports historic places in Sweden.[4]

FactsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Stadsparksvallen" (in Swedish). Jönköpings Södra IF. Retrieved 2009-09-02.
  2. ^ a b c d "Stadsparksvallen" (in Swedish). Jönköping Municipality. Archived from the original on 2021-10-26. Retrieved 2021-10-26.
  3. ^ "Stadsparksvallen rustas för damlandskampen". Jnytt.se (in Swedish). 2009-07-14. Retrieved 2009-09-02.
  4. ^ "100 idrotthistoriska platser" (PDF) (in Swedish). Riksidrottsförbundet. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 26, 2007. Retrieved 2006-04-15.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Stadsparksvallen at Wikimedia Commons