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Wembley Stadium
"The Home of Football" (Inglis: The Hame o Fitbaa)[1]
Wembley Stadium, illuminated.jpg
Location Lunnon, Ingland
Coordinates 51°33′21″N 0°16′47″W / 51.55583°N 0.27972°W / 51.55583; -0.27972Coordinates: 51°33′21″N 0°16′47″W / 51.55583°N 0.27972°W / 51.55583; -0.27972
Broke grund 30 September 2002[2]
Biggit 2002–2007
Opened 9 Mairch 2007; 10 years ago (2007-03-09)
Ainer The Fitbaa Association
Operator Wembley National Stadium Limited
Surface Desso GrassMaster
Construction cost GBP £757 million (2007)[3]
(£947 million in 2017 sterling[4])
Airchitect HOK Sport (Populous since 2009), Foster and Partners, Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners (planning consultants)[5]
Project manager Symonds[6]
Structural engineer Mott Stadium Consortium – Mott MacDonald, Sinclair Knight & Merz & Aurecon[6]
Services engineer Mott MacDonald[6]
General contractor Multiplex Constructions (UK) Ltd[6]
Capacity 90,000[7] (Association football, rugby league, rugby union)
75,000 to 90,000 seated and 15,000 standing (concerts)
60,000 to 72,000 (athletics)
86,000 (American football)
Executive suites 166
Record attendance 90,000 (Muse, Eminem)
Field size 105 by[convert: unkent unit]
Wabsteid wembleystadium.com
Tenants
Ingland naitional fitbaa team (2007–present)

Wembley Stadium is a fitbaa stadium in Wembley, Lunnon, Ingland, which opened in 2007, on the steid o the oreeginal Wembley Stadium, which wis demolished frae 2002–2003.[8]

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