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Encyclopedia > Amsterdam Arena
Amsterdam ArenA

UEFA
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Location Amsterdam, Netherlands
Built 1994-1996
Opened 1996
Owner
Construction cost  96 million
Tenants
AFC Ajax (Eredivisie) 1996 - present
Capacity
51,628

The Amsterdam ArenA is a stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Initially, it was planned as the centrepiece of Amsterdam's bid for the 1992 Olympic Games. Amsterdam lost the bid to Barcelona and the plans for the stadium were altered to build a general sports and events arena instead. Today, the stadium is home to football club AFC Ajax. The nearest train station is Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA. Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Province Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Euro (disambiguation). ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as AFC Ajax, simply Ajax (pronounced /ˈʌɪjaks/) is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... The Eredivisie (English: Honorary Division) is the highest football league in the Netherlands. ... Telstra Stadium in Sydney, Australia is capable of being converted from a rectangular rugby football field to an oval for cricket and Australian rules football games This article is about the building type. ... Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Province Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... The 92 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as AFC Ajax, simply Ajax (pronounced /ˈʌɪjaks/) is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA (Asb) is a railway station in Amsterdam Zuidoost (south-east) in The Netherlands. ...


The stadium, which opened in 1996, is one of the first in the world to combine a retractable roof with a grass surface. This caused some problems in the beginning: the grass rolls would not grow in the shade of the open roof and had to be replaced up to four times a year. Its all-seated capacity is 51,628. The estimated cost of the stadium is around  96 million. The inaugural match was between the home team Ajax and AC Milan which ended in a 0-3 win by Milan. The first goal was scored by Dejan Savicevic. Tina Turner was the first singer who gave a concert in the ArenA during her Wildest Dreams World Tour, with more than 150,000 people attending the three sold-out concerts in September 1996. Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Euro (disambiguation). ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as AFC Ajax, simply Ajax (pronounced /ˈʌɪjaks/) is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... Dejan Savicevic was born on 15/09/1966 and began his football career when he was 15 years old in the youth teams of OFK Titograd. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) November 26, 1939) is an 11 time Grammy Award-winning (sharing three), American Singer, Dancer, Record Producer, Executive Producer, Film Producer, Actress, Writer, Performer, Songwriter, Author and occasional Painter whose career has spanned from 1956 to present. ...


After the death of Rinus Michels in 2005, Ajax fans tried to convince the stadium's board to rebrand the stadium as the Rinus Michels Stadium. The board refused, however at every Ajax home game Ajax fans bring a large banner displaying the words 'Rinus Michels Stadion'. Marinus (Rinus) Jacobus Hendricus Michels (February 9, 1928 – March 3, 2005) was a Dutch football player and coach. ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as AFC Ajax, simply Ajax (pronounced /ˈʌɪjaks/) is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ...


Other events

Despite frequent complaints about the acoustics of the Arena, concerts are often held here. Stars such as Tina Turner (3 times), Michael Jackson, George Michael, David Bowie, Bon Jovi, Eminem, Robbie Williams, Andre Hazes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Justin Timberlake, The Rolling Stones, Céline Dion, Genesis, U2, Metallica, Madonna and The Police have played the venue over the years. Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) November 26, 1939) is an 11 time Grammy Award-winning (sharing three), American Singer, Dancer, Record Producer, Executive Producer, Film Producer, Actress, Writer, Performer, Songwriter, Author and occasional Painter whose career has spanned from 1956 to present. ... Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958), commonly known as MJ as well as the King of Pop, is an American musician, entertainer, and pop icon whose successful career and controversial personal life have been a part of pop culture for the last three decades. ... This article is about the singer/songwriter and former Wham! member. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on January 8, 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), better known as Eminem or Slim Shady, is a Grammy and Academy Award-winning American rapper, record producer and actor from the Detroit, Michigan area. ... For footballers with the same name, see Robbie Williams (footballer). ... Andr Hazes (June 30, 1951 - September 23, 2004) was a Dutch singer. ... Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ... Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981[1]), sometimes known as JT, is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. ... “Rolling Stones” redirects here. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy, Juno, and Oscar award-winning pop singer and occasional songwriter and actress. ... Genesis are an English rock band formed in 1967. ... U2 (IPA: /ju. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16, 1958), better known as simply Madonna, is a six-time Grammy[1] and one-time Golden Globe award winning American pop singer, songwriter, record and film producer, dancer, actress, author and fashion icon. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting (Gordon Sumner), guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ...


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Preceded by
Olympiastadion
Munich
UEFA Champions League
Final Venue

1998
Succeeded by
Camp Nou
Barcelona


This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Munich (disambiguation). ... The UEFA Champions League (also known as the European Cup, UCL, CE1, C1[1] or CL) is a seasonal club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since 1955 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... The season 1997-98 of the European UEFA Champions League football club tournament was won by Real Madrid in a 1-0 final victory against Juventus, who were playing in a third consecutive final. ... Camp Nou (Catalan for new field, often reversed in English to become Nou Camp) is a football (soccer) stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ...

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Abe Lenstra Stadion | Amsterdam ArenA | Arke Stadion | DSB Stadion | Euroborg | Galgenwaard | Gelredome | De Goffert | Het Kasteel | De Koel | De Kuip | Parkstad Limburg Stadion | Philips Stadion | Polman Stadion | Rat Verlegh Stadion | De Vijverberg | Willem II Stadion | Woudestein The 2000 UEFA European Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th edition of the UEFA European Championship, a competition between the national football teams of Europe held every four years and organised by UEFA, footballs governing body in Europe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Province Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... The Gelredome is the home stadium of Vitesse in Arnhem. ... Arnhem ( ) (South Guelderish: Èrnem) is a city and municipality in the east of the Netherlands, and capital of province Gelderland. ... Philips Stadion is the 36,500 seater stadium of the football club, PSV Eindhoven. ... Country Netherlands Province North Brabant Government  - Mayor Alexander Sakkers (VVD) Area (2006)  - Municipality 88. ... The Feijenoord Stadion, nicknamed de Kuip (the Tub), is a stadium in Rotterdam, completed in 1937. ... Nickname: Motto: Sterker door strijd (Stronger through Struggle) Location of Rotterdam Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province South Holland Government  - Mayor Ivo Opstelten  - Aldermen Jeannette Baljeu Hamit Karakus Orhan Kaya Lucas Bolsius Jantine Kriens Dominic Schrijer Roelf de Boer Leonard Geluk Area [1]  - City 319 km²  (123. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... Jan Breydel Stadion was a multi-use stadium in Brugge, Belgium. ... Geography Country Belgium Community Flemish Community Region Flemish Region Province West Flanders Arrondissement Bruges Coordinates , , Area 138. ... The Heysel Stadium was a sports ground in north-west Brussels, Belgium. ... For other places with the same name, see Brussels (disambiguation). ... Stade du Pays de Charleroi is a football stadium in the city of Charleroi, Belgium. ... Charleroi (Walloon: TchÃ¥lerwè) is the first city and municipality of Wallonia in population. ... Stade Maurice Dufrasne is a multi-use stadium in Liege, Belgium. ... Geography Country Belgium Community French Community Region Walloon Region Province Liège Arrondissement Liège Coordinates , , Area 69. ... The Union Européenne de Football Association or Union of European Football Associations in English, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced (you-AY-fuh) or (oo-Ay-fuh) or ), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... 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Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... HSH Nordbank Arena is the main stadium of Hamburg, Germany. ... The Olympiastadion (Olympic Stadium) is a sports stadium in Berlin. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Westfalenstadion is the name the Westfalenstadion carries from December 2005 until June 2011. ... Veltins Arena during a Pur concert. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... The Olympic Stadium (Greek: Ολυμπιακό Στάδιο) (also known as the Athens Olympic Stadium, and Spiridon Spiros Louis Stadium, named after the man to win the first Olympic marathon race) in 1896, is a stadium that is part of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, also known as the San Siro, is a football stadium in Milan,Italy. ... Stadio Olimpico is the major stadium of Rome, Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Feijenoord Stadion, nicknamed de Kuip (the Tub), is a stadium in Rotterdam, completed in 1937. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... The emblem of Benfica at the entrance to the stadium The Estádio da Luz (pron. ... Estádio do Dragão (English: Dragon Stadium) is a football stadium in Porto, Portugal that has an all-seated capacity of 52,000. ... Estádio José Alvalade Estádio José Alvalade is a football stadium in Lisbon, home of Sporting Lisbon, one of Portugals biggest clubs. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... The Grand Sports Arena of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex (Большая спортивная арена Олимпийского комплекса Лужники) in Moscow, or briefly Luzhniki Stadium (Стадион Лужники), is the biggest sports stadium in Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... This article is about the country. ... For other uses, see Hampden Park (disambiguation). ... Ibrox Stadium, originally Ibrox Park, is the stadium of Rangers F.C. It is located on the south side of the River Clyde in the Ibrox district of Glasgow, Scotland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Camp Nou (Catalan for new field, often reversed in English to become Nou Camp) is a football (soccer) stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys The Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys (also known as the Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc) is a stadium in Barcelona. ... Estadio Olímpico de Sevilla or Estadio Olímpico de la Cartuja is a multi-use stadium situated in Seville, Spain. ... The Santiago Bernabéu is a football stadium in Madrid, Spain. ... The Vicente Calderón Stadium (Spanish: Estadio Vicente Calderón) in Madrid, Spain, is the home stadium of Atlético Madrid football club. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Şükrü SaracoÄŸlu Stadium is a football stadium in the Kadıköy district of Ä°stanbul, Turkey, and is the home venue of Fenerbahçe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... This article is about the country. ... The Millennium Stadium (Welsh: Stadiwm y Mileniwm), is the national stadium of Wales, located in the capital Cardiff, and is used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. ... The Eredivisie (English: Honorary Division) is the highest football league in the Netherlands. ... Abe Lenstra Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Heerenveen, Netherlands. ... Arke Stadion. ... DSB Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Alkmaar, Netherlands. ... Euroborg is the name for the new stadium for FC Groningen, Groningens Eredivisie football club. ... Even though the name might suspect otherwise, Galghenwert or Gallows holm, as it was called in the middle ages, was probably never used as an execution site. ... The Gelredome is the home stadium of Vitesse in Arnhem. ... The Goffertstadium was rebuilt into a modern stadium with all seats, covered and warmed, with modern catering facilities. ... Sparta-Stadion Het Kasteel is a football stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands. ... De Koel is a multi-use stadium in Venlo, Netherlands. ... The Feijenoord Stadion, nicknamed de Kuip (the Tub), is a stadium in Rotterdam, completed in 1937. ... The Parkstad Limburg Stadion, also called PLS, is a stadium in Kerkrade, completed in 2000. ... Philips Stadion is the 36,500 seater stadium of the football club, PSV Eindhoven. ... Polman Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Almelo, Netherlands. ... Rat Verlegh Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Breda, Netherlands. ... The Vijverberg (the Pond Hill) is the football stadium of the football club De Graafschap from Doetinchem. ... Willem II Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Tilburg, Netherlands. ... Stadion Woudestein is a multi-use stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands. ...

Eerste Divisie

Adelaarshorst | Sportpark Berg & Bos | De Braak | Cambuur Stadion | Den Haag Stadion | De Geusselt | GN Bouw Stadion | Haarlem Stadion | Jan Louwers Stadion | Kras Stadion | Langeleegte | Mandemakers Stadion | Mitsubishi Forklift Stadion | Oosterenkstadion | Schoonenberg Stadion | TOP Oss Stadion | Univé Stadion | RBC Stadion | De Vliert | Wagner & Partners Stadion The Eerste Divisie is an division for clubs who are relegated from the Eredivisie,but the champion of the Eerste Divisie promotes to the Eredivisie,and the clubs who ended position 2-7 play Nacompetitie,and the number 1 of the group also promotes to the Eredivisie. ... Adelaarshorst is a multi-use stadium in Deventer, Netherlands. ... Sportpark Berg & Bos is a multi-use stadium in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. ... Stadion De Braak is a multi-use stadium in Helmond, Netherlands. ... Cambuur Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. ... Den Haag Stadion is a multi-use stadium in The Hague, Netherlands that is currently under construction. ... De Geusselt is a multi-use stadium in Maastricht, Netherlands. ... GN Bouw Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Dordrecht, Netherlands. ... Haarlem Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Haarlem, Netherlands. ... Jan Louwers Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Eindhoven, Netherlands. ... Kras Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Volendam, Netherlands. ... De Langeleegte is a multi-use stadium in Veendam, Netherlands. ... Mandemakers Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Waalwijk, Netherlands. ... Mitsubishi Forklift Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Almere, Netherlands. ... The Oosterenkstadion is the stadium of Dutch football club FC Zwolle. ... Schoonenberg Stadion is the home ground of the Dutch first-division football team Stormvogels Telstar. ... TOP Oss Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Oss, Netherlands. ... Univé Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Emmen, Netherlands. ... RBC Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Roosendaal, Netherlands. ... De Vliert is a multi-use stadium in Den Bosch, Netherlands. ... Wagner & Partners Stadion is a multi-use stadium in Sittard, Netherlands. ...

Future stadiums

Stadion Oostpoort Stadion Oostpoort is a multi-use stadium in Haarlem, Netherlands, that is currently under construction. ...

Defunct stadiums

Alkmaarderhout | De Baandert | Diekman | Kaalheide | De Meer | Monnikenhuize | Olympisch Stadion (Amsterdam) | Oosterpark Stadion | Zuiderpark Stadion Alkmaader Hout is a multi-use stadium in Alkmaar, Netherlands. ... De Baandert was a multi-use stadium in Sittard-Geleen, Netherlands. ... Diekman Stadion was a multi-use stadium in Enschede, Netherlands. ... The Gemeentelijk Sportpark Kaalheide is a stadium situated in Kerkrade, Netherlands. ... De Meer is the name of the former stadium of Ajax Amsterdam. ... Monnikenhuize was a multi-use stadium in Arnhem, Netherlands. ... The Olympic Stadium The Olympisch Stadion was built as the main stadium for the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... The Oosterpark Stadion is the football (soccer) stadium of the city Groningen. ... Zuiderparkstadion (Dutch for Southern Park Stadium) is an 11,000-seater stadium in The Hague, the Netherlands and is the home of football club ADO Den Haag. ...

Coordinates: 52°18′51″N 4°56′31″E / 52.31417, 4.94194 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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