St James' Park

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St. James' Park
SJP, Gallowgate
St James' Park in 2007
Location St. James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4ST
Coordinates 54°58′32″N 1°37′18″W / 54.97556°N 1.62167°W / 54.97556; -1.62167Coordinates: 54°58′32″N 1°37′18″W / 54.97556°N 1.62167°W / 54.97556; -1.62167
Opened 1892
Expanded 1998 - 2000
Owner Newcastle United
Surface lawn
Capacity 52 409
Field dimensions 110 × 73 yards (100.6 × 66.8 metres)
Tenants
Newcastle West End F.C. (1886-1892), Newcastle United F.C. (1892–present)

St James' Park is a football stadium in Newcastle, England. It is the current home stadium of Newcastle United.

Matches[change | edit source]

Date Result Competition
18 March 1901  ENG 6–0  WAL British Home Championship
6 April 1907  ENG 1–1  SCO British Home Championship
15 November 1933  ENG 1–2  WAL British Home Championship
9 November 1938  ENG 4–0  NOR Friendly
10 June 1996  ROM 0–1  FRA Euro 1996
13 June 1996  BUL 1–0  ROM Euro 1996
18 June 1996  FRA 3–1  BUL Euro 1996
5 September 2001  ENG 2–0  ALB World Cup 2002 Qualifying
18 August 2004  ENG 3–0  UKR Friendly
30 March 2005  ENG 2–0  AZE World Cup 2006 Qualifying

St.James' Park hosted three matches of the Euro 1996 and will be host of football matches during the 2012 Olympic Games and for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Other uses[change | edit source]

The stadium was used by many great musicians like The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Queen, Bob Dylan, Bryan Adams & Rod Stewart, among others.