Molineux Stadium

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Molineux
Molineux Ground, Wolverhampton.jpg
Full nameMolineux Stadium
LocationWaterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4QR
Coordinates52°35′25″N 2°07′49″W / 52.59028°N 2.13028°W / 52.59028; -2.13028Coordinates: 52°35′25″N 2°07′49″W / 52.59028°N 2.13028°W / 52.59028; -2.13028
AwnerWolverhampton Wanderers F.C.
OperatorWolverhampton Wanderers F.C.
Capacity30,852 [1]
Field size100 x 64 metres
(109 x 70 yards)
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Biggit1889
Appent1889
Renovatit1991–1993 (modren redevelopment)
AirchitectCurrent design - Alan Cotterell Partnership
Redevelopment - AFL[2]
Main contractorsCurrent design - Alfred McAlpine
Redevelopment - Buckingham Group
Tenants
Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. (1889–present)
The Billy Wright statue ootside Molineux

Molineux Stadium (/ˈmɒlnj/ MOL-i-new) is a fitbaw stadium situatit in Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, Ingland. It haes been the hame grund o Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club syne 1889, an haes a lang an illustrious history as the first 'new build' stadium in Football League history,[3] ane o the first grunds in the kintra tae instaw floodlichts, as well as hostin some o the first European club games in the 1950s.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Clubs: Wolverhampton Wanderers". The Football League. 7 Juin 2013. Archived frae the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  2. "Stadium Proposals". wolves.co.uk. 28 Mey 2010. Archived frae the original on 31 Mey 2010. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  3. "Tims 92 - Wolverhampton Wanderers, Old Pictures of Molineux". Freewebs.com. Archived frae the original on 9 August 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2010.