Maine Road hosted Manchester United's first three home games of the 1956–57 European Cup, as Old Trafford didn't have floodlights installed and so wasn't deemed suitable to host matches in the tournament. The aisles throughout the stadium are considerably wider than the previous structure, allowing for increased traffic flow. The following season Manchester City moved to the City of Manchester Stadium in East Manchester, a mile from the city centre and near Ardwick where the club originally formed in 1880. The most high-profile concert held at Maine Road was that of Mancunian band Oasis (themselves avowed Manchester City fans) in April 1996, a performance which was later released as a video, ...There and Then. [11], During construction, the stadium was reputedly cursed by a Gypsy when officials evicted a Gypsy camp from the area. More recently, it was featured in the 2000 film There's Only One Jimmy Grimble[41] and the 2003 ITV drama The Second Coming, which starred Christopher Eccleston.[42]. The stadium was the site of the 2000 commencement ceremony, Maine's first outdoor graduation since 1994. The Daktronics scoreboard was donated by Phillip and Susan Morse. On a clear day, one also enjoys a picturesque view of the Stillwater River and Mt. It does not only serve as a venue for the Bundesliga matches of 1. The first match at Maine Road took place on 25 August 1923 when 58,159 fans watched the home side beat Sheffield United 2–1. The 1980s saw ambitious plans for improvements: however, these plans were shelved due to financial pressures after the Main Stand roof had been replaced at a cost of £1 million. … 8 Richmond . A total of 39,686 fans came through the gates to watch the Black Bears compete during their five home games. [18] It also hosted the rugby league match of the cross code challenge between Wigan Rugby League and Bath rugby union. Maine Maritime Academy's Spencer Baron (Mariaville, Maine) has been named the Howard Vandersea Maine … Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. The new stand was an impressive modern facility, but it also emphasised the haphazard nature in which the ground had been redeveloped, as all four sides were of differing heights and construction styles. The panels rotate at timed intervals. Black Bear Nation continues to fill the stands to cheer on the exciting University of Maine football team. This figure is a national record for a league game. Each box is similar to the boxes in Alfond Arena, featuring theatre seating and cable TV access. A total of 10,048 fans came out to the 2016 homecoming game, a contest which saw Maine defeat No. The stadium hosted its first ever NCAA playoff game when the Black Bears faced New Hampshire in the second round of the FCS Playoffs on Dec. 7, 2013. The club, which was founded in 1894, is a member of both the Liverpool County and Lancashire County Football Associations, and currently plays in the Northern Premier League Division One North West. This curse was allegedly removed on 28 December 1998. [7], Many were disappointed when a site in south Manchester was chosen. In dem Stadion wurden zwei bisher unerreic… 17 UAlbany by a score of 20-16. Architecturally, it was constructed with four steep one-tier stands and open corners with a view of the city and the surrounding nature. [8], A 16.25 acre former brickworks on Maine Road was purchased for £5,500. The single-game attendance mark bested the previous record crowd of 10,048 from a 2004 home date with Northern Colorado. The 2007 campaign was also a special year as it marked the 10th anniversary since construction of the stadium was completed and varsity athletic events were held on it. By Manchester City's last season at Maine Road in 2002–03, it was an all-seater stadium with a capacity of 35,150 and of haphazard design with stands of varying heights due to the ground being renovated several times over its 80-year history. The club, who currently play in the North West Counties Football League Division One, was founded by a group of Manchester City supporters in 1955. In June 1961, the American Christian evangelist Billy Graham attracted over 100,000 people to the stadium, over the course of four nights, as part of his UK tour. [40], The stadium was used for several scenes in the 1948 motion picture Cup-tie Honeymoon. The official Football page for the University of Maine Black Bears Changes at the Platt Lane end took place in 1935, extending the terracing and providing a roof for the full stand. The stadium features a field turf playing surface and a rubberized track. [34], Two years later the go-ahead was given for a new housing development to take part on the site, consisting of 474 homes. [9] Maine Road was originally known as Dog Kennel Lane but renamed Maine Road (after the Maine law) during the 1870s at the insistence of the Temperance movement[10] which owned land on Dog Kennel Lane and the local authority accepted its request. Maine Road was also the venue for a number of rugby league matches, hosting the Rugby Football League Championship Final eleven times between 1938 and 1956. The new surface replaces the AstroTurf surface, which had been in place since the stadium's opening in 1998. The stadium could hold about 85,000 spectators at that time, which made it the largest stadium in England after Wembley Stadium. It marked the second gift made by the couple in the last 11 years, as they also donated $2.15 million for the playing surface in 1997. [28] The auction lasted for seven hours and 1,000 supporters attended the auction with interest from clubs such as Preston North End and Norwich City for the bigger lots which could be reused. [4] In 1963, benches were installed at the Platt Lane end, meaning that Maine Road had more seats than any other English club ground of the time. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. This was prompted by the hosting of two FA Cup semi-finals in successive years,[19] the side facing the Main Stand (which until that time was generally known as the Popular Side) was redeveloped and named the Kippax Stand after a nearby street. United paid City £5,000 per season, plus a share of gate receipts. In addition to hosting Deering High School sports it is the home stadium of the GPS Portland Phoenix, an amateur team in USL League Two. The final match was followed by performances by musical acts Badly Drawn Boy and Doves. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. FSV Mainz 05 (under the name Coface Arena). Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. Maine Road opened on the 25 th of August 1923 with a match between Manchester City and Sheffield United (2-1). Maine Keeps Outside Playoff Chances Alive With Win Over #8 Richmond. The top level of the building is devoted to media, including booths for three radio stations, a television broadcast area, and a print media room. [26], An auction of the ground's fixtures and fittings took place in July 2003, raising £100,000, which was donated to community projects in the Moss Side area, which was undergoing a lengthy regeneration process. Maine Road's replacement, the City of Manchester Stadium has maintained this tradition of having a large pitch. Football club. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. [15] Supporters witnessed a visiting Stoke team which included Stanley Matthews and City's team boasted players Frank Swift, Fred Tilson, Sam Cowan and Matt Busby. In 1934, the second highest attendance at an English football game at a club ground was recorded at Maine Road. Maine Road hosted two England internationals, the first was a 3–0 defeat of Wales on 13 November 1946 and the second a 9–2 win over Northern Ireland on 16 November 1949, England's first ever World Cup qualifier. While most of the seating is bench style, there are also a number of molded chairback seats available to preferred donors and season-ticket holders. [32] Demolition began in late 2003,[33] lasting around 10 months. City's final goal at the stadium was scored on 21 April 2003 by Marc-Vivien Foé during a 3–0 victory over Sunderland. The first was the 1913 FA Cup Final, hosted by Crystal Palace with a crowd of 121,919. Fitzpatrick Stadium is a 6,000 seat multi-purpose outdoor facility. from when it was built in 1923 until 2003. In addition, a number of wartime internationals were held at the ground. In 2004, an average of 6,746 fans watched the Black Bears play in five home games. The facility, constructed and designed mostly by in-state companies was paid for entirely by private donations totaling $6.1 million. There were plans for further expansion at Maine Road to take the capacity to an all-seated 45,000, but these were abandoned in favour of a move to the City of Manchester Stadium built for the Commonwealth Games in 2002. In späteren Jahren besaß das Stadion allerdings nur noch eine Kapazität von 35.150 Sitzplätzen. The 2006 season was a special one for the stadium and the Black Bear football program, as the facility topped a quarter of a million fans (250,000) in attendance since the stadium opened in 1998. It was home to Manchester City F.C. The molded chairs are mostly blue with some white seats forming a large letter "M". For 18 seasons, Morse Field at Alfond Sports Stadium has served as one of the finest football facilities in the Northeast. Estádio Nacional de Brasília Mané Garrincha, also known as Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Estádio Nacional de Brasília, Arena Mané Garrincha or simply Mané Garrincha, is a football stadium and multipurpose arena, located at the Brasília, in the Distrito Federal. However the club abandoned these plans as City were relegated from the Premier League in 1996 and from Division One two years later.[23]. [25] City lost the match 1–0 with Michael Svensson scoring the stadium's last goal. The era of standing accommodation at Maine Road came to an end in May 1994 as the stadium became all-seater to comply with the requirements of the Taylor Report, with the demolition of the Kippax Street Terrace, which unusually for an all-standing area was located at the side of the pitch instead of behind the goals. Bei seiner Eröffnung war es nach dem Londoner Wembley-Stadion das zweitgrößte Fußballstadion in England. The Black Bears set individual season attendance, average game attendance and single-game attendance records in 2016 under first-year head coach Joe Harasymiak. The official 2019 Football schedule for the University of Maine Black Bears The stadium has hosted concerts by many famous artists, including Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi, David Bowie, David Cassidy, Dire Straits, Faith No More, Fleetwood Mac, Guns N' Roses, Jean Michel Jarre, The New Power Generation, Oasis, Pink Floyd, Prince, Queen, Soundgarden, The Rolling Stones, Simple Minds and Mavis Staples, among others. The monochrome full matrix board can provide information for football and track meets, and can also provide simple animation. There were further plans for expansion which would have taken the stadium's capacity to 45,000, but these were put on hold following City's relegation from the Premier League in 1996. [15] A decision was taken to close the turnstiles with an attendance at approximately 85,000, 3000 short of what was thought to be the maximum capacity. from 1923 to 2003. bangordailynews.com ORONO, Maine — Keep checking here throughout the afternoon for live updates from the University of Maine’s Colonial Athletic Association football game against eighth-ranked Richmond at Alfond Stadium. ID: CMRCM1 (RM) aerial view of the Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester City Football Club and showing the nearby sports development. Baron Named Maine Chapter of National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. The endzones will be navy blue with "Maine" being painted on in block lettering. Maine Maritime Academy Football's Jim Bower, Dan Weamer, Wade Mondoux and Michael Burgess have been named to the Noontime Sports All-Decade (2010-2019) Maine D3 Football Team. All boxes provide a great view of the field. from 1923 to 2003. Katahdin. However, the width was changed several times by managers wishing to alter the pitch size to suit their style of play. For the football club, see. The grandstand, which increases the capacity of the stadium to 10,000, was made possible by a $3.1 million dollar donation from Harold Alfond. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. ID: AAA83D (RM) The Maine Place a development by Prospect Homes, built on the site of Maine Road Stadium, former home to Manchester City F.C. In the final season before the ground was closed, the pitch size was 107 x 71 metres (116.5 x 78 yards). Plans to build Maine Road were first announced in May 1922, following a decision by Manchester City F.C. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. Maine Road also gives its name to a non-league football club, Maine Road F.C. The street was first known as Dog Kennel Lane. It hosted FA Cup semi-finals, Charity Shield matches, a League Cup final and England matches. [16] Further changes were planned, but suspended when Manchester City were relegated from Division One in 1938, and abandoned when World War II broke out.[1]. But the site was just 8 acres (32,000 m2) and an available lease of 50 years was deemed too short by the club,[6] so it was decided that City would move to Moss Side. Maine averaged 7,937 fans per game, besting the previous average game attendance mark by over 1,000 as the old record was set during the 2004 season (6,746). [14] The first changes to the ground took place in 1931, when the corner between the Main Stand and the Platt Lane end at the south of the ground was rebuilt to incorporate a roof. The boxes also have sliding glass doors to allow air circulation and "pad sound." to leave their Hyde Road ground, which did not have room for expansion and its main stand had been severely damaged by fire in 1920. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. [15] The match was won 1–0 by Manchester City. Maine Road holds the record for the highest attendance for a club in their normal home stadium in English club football, set in 1934 at an FA Cup sixth round match between Manchester City and Stoke City. [15] Queues formed four hours before the match, and one journalist stated that Maine Road was packed two hours before kick-off. This article is about the stadium. The scoreboard stands 32-feet, five-inches wide and 18-feet, five-inches tall. LIVE UPDATES: UMaine football team battles No. There are also operations, coaches and statistician booths. There is a public art display commemorating the stadium and features a circular plate half open, symbolising the centre spot and the new emerging development which now sits on the Maine Road stadium.[36][37]. 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