Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium

BASIC INFO

Name:Wembley Stadium
Location:London, England
Opened:1923
Closed:2000
Rebuilt:2007
Capacity:90,000
Tenants:England national football team
Previous Names:1923 - 2000 Empire Stadium
Events staged:

Football, American Football, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Motor Sport, Hockey, Greyhound Racing, Speedway, Athletics, Olympics, Gaelic Football, Music Concerts.

BUILD

Construction Cost:1923 - Approx £750,000; 2007 - Approx. £850 million
Construction:2007 - Foster and Partners; Populous

LINKS

Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wembley_stadium
Stadium website:http://www.wembleystadium.com/
Web cam:

RANDOM FACT

Wembley has 2,618 toilets - more than any other venue in the world

NEWS

17/11/2014 - CONCERNS RAISED OVER STATE OF WEMBLEY PITCH

10/10/2014 - ENGLAND COULD LEAVE WEMBLEY IN 2018

22/09/2014 - WEMBLEY STADIUM AWARDED EURO 2020 FINAL

28/04/2014 - WEMBLEY STADIUM OR ALLIANZ ARENA TO HOST EURO 2020 FINAL

04/03/2014 - WEMBLEY STADIUM LIKELY TO HOST FROCH V GROVES II

27/02/2014 WEMBLEY STADIUM ANNOUNCE DEAL WITH EE

09/10/2013 - WEMBLEY TO HOST THREE MORE NFL GAMES

08/11/2012 - OLYMPIC STADIUM CLOSED UNTIL 2016

18/10/2012 - THE VIKINGS ARE COMING TO WEMBLEY

11/09/2012 - WEMBLEY STADIUM TO BE RENAMED

21/08/2012 - JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS TO PLAY ANNUAL NFL MATCH AT WEMBLEY

07/05/2012 - WEMBLEY TO HOST 2013 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP SEMI FINALS 

07/04/2012 - WEMBLEY STADIUM APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS

26/03/2012 - WEMBLEY STADIUM CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

29/02/2012 - FIRST OFFICIAL MARRIAGE PROPOSAL AT WEMBLEY

15/02/2012 - WEMBLEY SHORTLISTED AT SPORTS INDUSTRY AWARDS

04/02/2012 - NFL MATCH AT WEMBLEY IN DOUBT

26/01/2012 - DATES AGREED FOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAY-OFFS 2013 AT WEMBLEY

02/11/2011 - INTERNATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE RETURNS TO WEMBLEY

11/08/2011 - MATCH POSTPONED DUE TO LONDON RIOTS

03/05/2011 - WEMBLEY STADIUM GREATEST EVENT

21/04/2011 - WEMBLEY STADIUM APPOINTS NEW CHAIRMAN

19/04/2011 - UNITED ADMIT DAMAGE TO WEMBLEY DRESSING ROOM

31/12/2010 - 2010 STADIUM ROUND-UP

07/12/2010 - BETFRED EXTEND WEMBLEY STADIUM BETTING DEAL

19/10/2010 - ENGLAND REVEAL BID STADIUMS FOR UNDER-21 EURO 2013

16/10/2010 - SARACENS RULE OUT BIG STADIUM MOVE

23/08/2010 - FIFA TEAM ASSESS ENGLAND 2018 BID

10/08/2010 - SARACENS RETURN TO WEMBLEY

23/06/2010 - WEMBLEY PITCH CONSULTANTS RESIGN

14/04/2010 - CRISIS MEETING TO DECIDE FUTURE OF WEMBLEY PITCH

OFFERS

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