Tehelné pole

Tehelné pole or National football stadium (Slovak: Národný futbalový štadión) is a multi-use stadium in Bratislava, Slovakia. It was completed in 2019 and is used for football matches, including the home matches of ŠK Slovan Bratislava and the Slovakia national football team. This project concerns mutual assistance between well-known Slovak entrepreneur Ivan Kmotrík as the owner of ŠK Slovan Bratislava and Government of Slovakia. The stadium has a capacity of 22,500 spectators, and replaced the old Tehelné pole stadium, which was demolished in summer 2013.

Tehelné pole
Tehelne pole.jpg
Full nameTehelné pole
LocationViktora Tegelhoffa 4 Bratislava, Slovakia
Coordinates48°9′48.81″N 17°8′12.68″E / 48.1635583°N 17.1368556°E / 48.1635583; 17.1368556
Executive suites42[3]
Capacity22,500
Field size105 x 68 m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundJuly 2013
Opened2019
Construction cost 98.5 million[1]
ArchitectKarol Kállay[2]
General contractorStrabag
Tenants
ŠK Slovan Bratislava (2019–present)
Slovakia national football team (2019–present)
Website
http://narodnyfutbalovystadion.sk/

LocationEdit

Tehelné pole was a neighborhood in Bratislava, Slovakia, characterized by the presence of several sports facilities. Administratively, the neighborhood belongs to Nové Mesto borough, situated around 5 km north-east of the centre. The German and Hungarian names for this locality are Ziegelfeld and Téglamező.

TransportEdit

Tehelné Pole is located in the third district of Bratislava, Slovakia. The Arena can be approached by Tram, Trolleybus and Bus.[4]

Service Stop Line Walking distance from Tehelné pole
Tram Nová doba, Odbojárov 4 300–400 m
Trolleybus Zimný Štadión 204, 205, 207 600 m
Bus Bajkalská, Nová doba 39, 53, 61, 63, 74, 75, 78, 98 200–250 m

Drivers can park directly under the National Football Stadium. There are place for 994 cars. An additional 365 parking spaces offer the Ondrej Nepela Arena, which is approximately 300 m away from the stadium or Polus City Center, which offer 1.683 parking spaces. This shopping center is located on Vajnorská 100 street, which is 350 m away.

Milestone matchesEdit

16 January 2019 First match[a]Slovan Bratislava  2–3  Sigma OlomoucFriendly match
17:00 CET (UTC+01:00) Moha   26'
Medveděv   72'
Report Jemelka   53'
Yunis   60'
Zahradníček   88'
Attendance: 2,183[b]
3 March 2019 First Slovak League match[c]Slovan Bratislava  2–0  Spartak TrnavaTraditional derby
18:00 CET (UTC+01:00) Šporar   50'86'
Moha   58'
Report Dudl   25'
Yilmaz   46'
Grendel   52'
Abena   58'
Turňa   60'
Attendance: 22,500
24 July 2019 First Europa League matchSlovan Bratislava  2–1  Feronikeli2nd qualifying round
18:00 CEST (UTC+02:00) Nono   9'
Holman   45'
Ljubičić   59'
Šporar   61' (pen.)
Report Dabiqaj   55'
Hoti   62',   67'
Malaj   78'
Attendance: 7,150
13 October 2019 First international matchSlovakia  1–1  ParaguayFriendly match
20:45 CEST (UTC+02:00) Boženík   59' Report Kaku   85' Attendance: 6,669
4 December 2019 First Slovak Cup matchSlovan Bratislava  2–0  ŽilinaRound of 16
18:30 CET (UTC+01:00) Kaša   25' (o.g.)
Šporar   29',   41'
Holman   45'
Nono   52'
Vernon   81'
Report Anang   27'
Volešák   28'
Kiwior   40'
Králik   49'
Kaša   52'
Attendance: 3,879
Notes
  1. ^ Only a trial match.
  2. ^ Limited capacity; access allowed to season ticket holders only.
  3. ^ The official opening match.

International matchesEdit

Tehelné Pole Stadium has hosted 1 match of the Slovakia national team (1 friendly and 0 competitive games).

13 October 2019 International FriendlySlovakia  1–1  ParaguayBratislava, Slovakia
20:45 Boženík   59' Report Kaku   85' Attendance: 6,669
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)

Record attendancesEdit

Rank Date Competition Home team Result Away team Attendance
1 3 March 2019 2018–19 Slovak First Football League, Round 21 Slovan Bratislava   2–0   Spartak Trnava 22,500
2 24 October 2019 2019–20 UEFA Europa League, Group stage Slovan Bratislava   1–2   Wolwerhampton Wanderers 20,333[Note 1]
3 22 August 2019 2019–20 UEFA Europa League, Play-off round Slovan Bratislava   1–0   PAOK 20,233
4 15 September 2019 2019–20 Slovak First Football League, Round 8 Slovan Bratislava   2–0   Spartak Trnava 14,933
5 31 March 2019 2018–19 Slovak First Football League, Round 24 Slovan Bratislava   3–1   DAC Dunajská Streda 14,030
6 11 May 2019 2018–19 Slovak First Football League, Round 30 Slovan Bratislava   6–2   Žilina 12,533
7 24 May 2019 2018–19 Slovak First Football League, Round 32 Slovan Bratislava   3–1   Sereď 11,330
8 10 July 2019 2019–20 UEFA Champions League, 1st qualifying round Slovan Bratislava   1–1   Sutjeska Nikšić 11,250
9 12 December 2019 2019–20 UEFA Europa League, Group stage Slovan Bratislava   2–4   Braga 10,856
10 7 August 2019 2019–20 UEFA Europa League, 3rd qualifying round Slovan Bratislava   1–0   Dundalk 9,980

Concert venueEdit

The stadium also serves as a concert venue. Slovak band Elán was the first band to perform at the National Football Stadium. The list of concerts can be seen below:

Date Artist or Event Title Attendance
29 May 2019 Elán ~20,000[5]
5 June 2019 Kabát ~26,000[6]

Other stadiums/venues nearbyEdit

Other stadiums or venues near Tehelné pole locality include Štadión Pasienky (built 1962), home ground for FK Inter Bratislava, ice hockey Ondrej Nepela Arena (built 2011), home of the team HC Slovan Bratislava and the National Tennis Centre (built 2003), which is used for Fed Cup as well as Davis Cup matches, concerts and other events.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ This match was officially behind closed doors due to UEFA sanctions against the home team. Under UEFA rules children aged under 14 were still allowed to attend such games (free of charge), with one adult for every 10 children also allowed entry to act as a supervisor.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://sportky.zoznam.sk/c/226427/stadion-sa-predrazil-o-viac-ako-23-milionov-pellegrini-zdvovodnuje-zvysenie-nakladov
  2. ^ Dopirák, Igor (30 November 2017). "Architekt Národného futbalového štadióna: Každý štadión má slepé miesta". sme.sk. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Štadión v číslach" (in Slovak). Národný futbalový štadión. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Linky MHD a IHS". Bratislava: imhd.sk. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  5. ^ "VIDEO: Elán odohral svoj premiérový koncert na novom Tehelnom poli - koľko ľudí naň prišlo? | Kultúra | Bratislavské noviny". www.bratislavskenoviny.sk.
  6. ^ "Kabát oslávil v Bratislave svoje 30. výročie, gratulovať prišlo 26-tisíc fanúšikov". hudba.zoznam.sk.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 48°09′49″N 17°08′13″E / 48.1636°N 17.1369°E / 48.1636; 17.1369