Mendizorrotza Stadium
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Mendizorrotza Stadium
Campo de Fútbol de Mendizorrotza
Mendizorrotza.jpg
Mendizorrotza football stadium seem from the box.
LocationVitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Coordinates42°50?13.60?N 2°41?16.96?W / 42.8371111°N 2.6880444°W / 42.8371111; -2.6880444
OwnerAyuntamiento de Vitoria-Gasteiz
OperatorDeportivo Alavés
Capacity19,840[1]
Field size105 x 68 m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Opened27 April 1924
Expanded1999
Tenants
Deportivo Alavés

Mendizorrotza or Mendizorroza is a football stadium in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The stadium is the home ground of Deportivo Alavés.

History

Opened on 27 April 1924, it is currently the third oldest football stadium in the Spanish Professional Football, behind El Molinón and Mestalla.[2]

During its history, the stadium had several renovations. The most important one was the expansion made in 1999, making new stands in the corners for increasing the capacity of the stadium to the current 19,840 seats.

In December 2016, the club president Josean Querejeta announced a plan of modernisation and expansion of the stadium,[3] possibly bringing its capacity to 28,000.[4] Due to the economic problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain, in June 2020 the club confirmed the project would be delayed for at least a year.[5]

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Mendizorrotza Stadium
  2. ^ "Cinco cosas que quizá no sabías de Mendizorroza" (in Spanish). LaLiga.es. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "El nuevo Mendizorrotza, un estadio para Vitoria y Álava" [The new Mendizorrotza, a stadium for Vitoria and Álava] (in Spanish). Deportivo Alavés. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "Mendizorroza se ampliará hasta los 28.000 espectadores" [Mendizorroza will be expanded to 28,000 spectators] (in Spanish). Diario AS. 25 June 2018. Retrieved 2019.
  5. ^ "El Alavés pospone la obra del nuevo Mendizorroza" [Alavés postpones the work of the new Mendizorroza] (in Spanish). Noticias de Navarra. 27 June 2020. Retrieved 2020.

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Coordinates: 42°50?13.60?N 2°41?16.96?W / 42.8371111°N 2.6880444°W / 42.8371111; -2.6880444


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