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 June 2013.
  2. "Stadium Proposals". wolves.co.uk. 28 May 2010.
  3. "Tims 92 - Wolverhampton Wanderers, Old Pictures of Molineux". Freewebs.com. Retrieved 5 September 2010.