All of the seats provide a clear unobstructed view of the field. [8], A 16.25 acre former brickworks on Maine Road was purchased for £5,500. Katahdin. Memorial Stadium is a 5,200 seat multi-purpose outdoor stadium in Portland, Maine. [34], Two years later the go-ahead was given for a new housing development to take part on the site, consisting of 474 homes. [15] Queues formed four hours before the match, and one journalist stated that Maine Road was packed two hours before kick-off. [29], Towards the end of Maine Road's lifespan there were proposals for other sports teams to make use of the stadium following City's relocation; Stockport County once expressed interest in moving there from Edgeley Park,[18][30] and in December 2000 Sale Sharks rugby union club was offered a lease for the stadium. The club, who currently play in the North West Counties Football League Division One, was founded by a group of Manchester City supporters in 1955. Maine Road was also the venue for a number of rugby league matches, hosting the Rugby Football League Championship Final eleven times between 1938 and 1956. The stadium hosted its first ever NCAA playoff game when the Black Bears faced New Hampshire in the second round of the FCS Playoffs on Dec. 7, 2013. [31] However, none of the proposals came to fruition and some past City players stated their dismay at the stadium not being renovated for mixed-use sport stadium. FSV Mainz 05 (under the name Coface Arena). However the club abandoned these plans as City were relegated from the Premier League in 1996 and from Division One two years later.[23]. … United paid City £5,000 per season, plus a share of gate receipts. In 1934, the second highest attendance at an English football game at a club ground was recorded at Maine Road. ID: CMRCM1 (RM) aerial view of the Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester City Football Club and showing the nearby sports development. [35] The 2007 campaign was also a special year as it marked the 10th anniversary since construction of the stadium was completed and varsity athletic events were held on it. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. ID: AAA83D (RM) The Maine Place a development by Prospect Homes, built on the site of Maine Road Stadium, former home to Manchester City F.C. The facility, constructed and designed mostly by in-state companies was paid for entirely by private donations totaling $6.1 million. This was prompted by the hosting of two FA Cup semi-finals in successive years,[19] the side facing the Main Stand (which until that time was generally known as the Popular Side) was redeveloped and named the Kippax Stand after a nearby street. Fitzpatrick Stadium is a 6,000 seat multi-purpose outdoor facility. The aisles throughout the stadium are considerably wider than the previous structure, allowing for increased traffic flow. The name reverted to the Platt Lane Stand in the late 1990s. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. May 15, 2020 Football. Maine Road was a large football stadium in Moss Side, Manchester, England. The club, which was founded in 1894, is a member of both the Liverpool County and Lancashire County Football Associations, and currently plays in the Northern Premier League Division One North West. [16] Further changes were planned, but suspended when Manchester City were relegated from Division One in 1938, and abandoned when World War II broke out.[1]. In June 1961, the American Christian evangelist Billy Graham attracted over 100,000 people to the stadium, over the course of four nights, as part of his UK tour. Funds were also raised through brick purchases. to leave their Hyde Road ground, which did not have room for expansion and its main stand had been severely damaged by fire in 1920. [15] A decision was taken to close the turnstiles with an attendance at approximately 85,000, 3000 short of what was thought to be the maximum capacity. In addition to hosting Deering High School sports it is the home stadium of the GPS Portland Phoenix, an amateur team in USL League Two. The 2006 season was a special one for the stadium and the Black Bear football program, as the facility topped a quarter of a million fans (250,000) in attendance since the stadium opened in 1998. There is a public art display commemorating the stadium and features a circular plate half open, symbolising the centre spot and the new emerging development which now sits on the Maine Road stadium.[36][37]. Ein bis heute bestehender Zuschauerrekord im englischen Vereinsfußball wurde 1934 erzielt, als 84.569 Zuschauer das FA-Cupspiel zwischen Stoke City und Manchester City sahen. from 1923 to 2003. "Our student-athletes will benefit the most from this and we are all grateful for the gift.". This figure is a national record for a league game. The new surface began installation in June and will be in place for Maine's 2008 home opener versus Stony Brook on Sept. 13. For 18 seasons, Morse Field at Alfond Sports Stadium has served as one of the finest football facilities in the Northeast. It does not only serve as a venue for the Bundesliga matches of 1. While most of the seating is bench style, there are also a number of molded chairback seats available to preferred donors and season-ticket holders. The final match with standing permitted took place on 30 April 1994,[21] against Chelsea for a 2–2 draw. It hosted FA Cup semi-finals, Charity Shield matches, a League Cup final and England matches. Morse Field is named for Phillip and Susan Morse, Class of 1964, who contributed $2.15 million for the playing surface, lights and scoreboard. [15] Supporters witnessed a visiting Stoke team which included Stanley Matthews and City's team boasted players Frank Swift, Fred Tilson, Sam Cowan and Matt Busby. Estádio Nacional de Brasília Mané Garrincha, also known as Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Estádio Nacional de Brasília, Arena Mané Garrincha or simply Mané Garrincha, is a football stadium and multipurpose arena, located at the Brasília, in the Distrito Federal. However, the width was changed several times by managers wishing to alter the pitch size to suit their style of play. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. Maine Road was a football stadium in Moss Side, Manchester, England, that was home to Manchester City F.C. It takes its name from the street it was built on which also had a remarkable history. Marine Football Club is an English football club based in Crosby, Merseyside. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. [15] The match was won 1–0 by Manchester City. [7], Many were disappointed when a site in south Manchester was chosen. Forty-five days later, the player died on 26 June from an undetected heart condition while representing the Cameroon national football team during the 2003 Confederations Cup. The back of the scoreboard, the portion facing campus, features a 20-foot, four-inch by three-feet, nine-inch message center which promotes upcoming campus and athletic events. [32] Demolition began in late 2003,[33] lasting around 10 months. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. [9] Maine Road was originally known as Dog Kennel Lane but renamed Maine Road (after the Maine law) during the 1870s at the insistence of the Temperance movement[10] which owned land on Dog Kennel Lane and the local authority accepted its request. Immediately prior to demolition the capacity of the Kippax terrace was 18,300. City's final goal at the stadium was scored on 21 April 2003 by Marc-Vivien Foé during a 3–0 victory over Sunderland. The lower level has eight luxury boxes, and a University Administration box. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. A block "M" will be displayed at midfield. Maine Road holds the record for the highest attendance for a club in their normal home stadium in English club football, set in 1934 at an FA Cup sixth round match between Manchester City and Stoke City. The official 2019 Football schedule for the University of Maine Black Bears Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. The football opener also featured pre-game and halftime dedication ceremonies and a fireworks display after the game. [14] The first changes to the ground took place in 1931, when the corner between the Main Stand and the Platt Lane end at the south of the ground was rebuilt to incorporate a roof. This marked the peak capacity of the ground, estimated at around 88,000. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. [20] The next major redevelopment came in the 1970s, with the construction of the North Stand, a cantilevered stand which remained in place until the closure of Maine Road. Maine Road hosted Manchester United's first three home games of the 1956–57 European Cup, as Old Trafford didn't have floodlights installed and so wasn't deemed suitable to host matches in the tournament. Marine. Maine Road hosted two England internationals, the first was a 3–0 defeat of Wales on 13 November 1946 and the second a 9–2 win over Northern Ireland on 16 November 1949, England's first ever World Cup qualifier. The molded chairs are mostly blue with some white seats forming a large letter "M". Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. Black Bear Nation continues to fill the stands to cheer on the exciting University of Maine football team. But the site was just 8 acres (32,000 m2) and an available lease of 50 years was deemed too short by the club,[6] so it was decided that City would move to Moss Side. [18] It also hosted the rugby league match of the cross code challenge between Wigan Rugby League and Bath rugby union. It marked the second gift made by the couple in the last 11 years, as they also donated $2.15 million for the playing surface in 1997. [19] A three-tier stand was built in its place, holding nearly 14,000 spectators, and on its completion in October 1995 it was the tallest stand in the country, built at a cost of £16million, four times the turnover of the club according to then-chairman Francis Lee. Maine Road opened on the 25 th of August 1923 with a match between Manchester City and Sheffield United (2-1). It hosted FA Cup semi-finals, Charity Shield matches, a League Cup final and England matches. Opposite those booths on the pressbox level are a restroom, elevator entry, media workroom, small kitchen and storage areas. A crowd of 9,244 was on hand to watch the Black Bears' defeat New Hampshire, 52-28, in the inaugural game. Under the grandstand are concrete structures that serve as men's and women's restrooms (more than double previous capacities), a ticket office and concession stands. The Maine Black Bears football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Maine located in the U.S. state of Maine. The era of standing accommodation at Maine Road came to an end in May 1994 as the stadium became all-seater to comply with the requirements of the Taylor Report, with the demolition of the Kippax Street Terrace, which unusually for an all-standing area was located at the side of the pitch instead of behind the goals. The official Football page for the University of Maine Black Bears [25] City lost the match 1–0 with Michael Svensson scoring the stadium's last goal. 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[5] To many City fans east Manchester was regarded as City's home and a move to Belle Vue seemed right. The total attendance number broke the previous mark of 36,211 set in 2013; a six-game season. The panels rotate at timed intervals. More recently, it was featured in the 2000 film There's Only One Jimmy Grimble[41] and the 2003 ITV drama The Second Coming, which starred Christopher Eccleston.[42]. Maine Keeps Outside Playoff Chances Alive With Win Over #8 Richmond. [40], The stadium was used for several scenes in the 1948 motion picture Cup-tie Honeymoon. There are also operations, coaches and statistician booths. It formed part of an ancient route south of Manchester. The first match at Maine Road took place on 25 August 1923 when 58,159 fans watched the home side beat Sheffield United 2–1. Black Bear Nation continues to fill the stands to cheer on the exciting University of Maine football team. The top level of the building is devoted to media, including booths for three radio stations, a television broadcast area, and a print media room. Changes at the Platt Lane end took place in 1935, extending the terracing and providing a roof for the full stand. There were plans for further expansion at Maine Road to take the capacity to an all-seated 45,000, but these were abandoned in favour of a move to the City of Manchester Stadium built for the Commonwealth Games in 2002. The street was first known as Dog Kennel Lane. 17 UAlbany by a score of 20-16. The 1980s saw ambitious plans for improvements: however, these plans were shelved due to financial pressures after the Main Stand roof had been replaced at a cost of £1 million. The scoreboard stands 32-feet, five-inches wide and 18-feet, five-inches tall. A total of 39,686 fans came through the gates to watch the Black Bears compete during their five home games. This article is about the stadium. The entrance to the elevator is also located in this area, providing handicap access to the mezzanine, luxury and press box areas. The Black Bears set individual season attendance, average game attendance and single-game attendance records in 2016 under first-year head coach Joe Harasymiak. There is also a men's and women's restroom at the luxury box level. The stadium was shared by Manchester United after the Second World War as Manchester United's Old Trafford ground had been damaged during the Manchester Blitz. It is located behind Deering High School in the suburban Deering Center neighborhood. Maine Road's replacement, the City of Manchester Stadium has maintained this tradition of having a large pitch. The stadium could hold about 85,000 spectators at that time, which made it the largest stadium in England after Wembley Stadium. Morse Field at Harold Alfond Sports Stadium got a makeover during the summer of 2008 as new, state-of-the-art FieldTurf was installed. The team plays its home games at the 8,419 seat Alfond Stadium in Orono, … In späteren Jahren besaß das Stadion allerdings nur noch eine Kapazität von 35.150 Sitzplätzen. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. For 18 seasons, Morse Field at Alfond Sports Stadium has served as one of the finest football facilities in the Northeast. bangordailynews.com ORONO, Maine — Keep checking here throughout the afternoon for live updates from the University of Maine’s Colonial Athletic Association football game against eighth-ranked Richmond at Alfond Stadium. Maine Maritime Academy Football's Jim Bower, Dan Weamer, Wade Mondoux and Michael Burgess have been named to the Noontime Sports All-Decade (2010-2019) Maine D3 Football Team. Each box is similar to the boxes in Alfond Arena, featuring theatre seating and cable TV access. 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