Manchester Regional Arena

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Manchester Regional Arena
LocationSportcity, Manchester, England
Coordinates53°29′2″N 2°12′14″W / 53.48389°N 2.20389°W / 53.48389; -2.20389Coordinates: 53°29′2″N 2°12′14″W / 53.48389°N 2.20389°W / 53.48389; -2.20389
OpenedApril 2002
OwnerManchester City Council
OperatorManchester Sport and Leisure Trust
SurfaceNatural grass
Construction cost£3.5 million
Main contractorsJohn Laing
Capacity6,500
TenantsAAA Championships
Paralympic World Cup
Belle Vue Racers
Manchester City F.C. Reserves
Manchester Kestrels
Sale Harriers

The Manchester Regional Arena is a stadium in Manchester, England used mostly for athletics and association football. It was originally made as the warm-up track for the 2002 Commonwealth Games held at the City of Manchester Stadium which is next to it. It has hosted the AAA Championships and Paralympic World Cup. It is the current home of the Manchester City reserve team.

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  • "Manchester Regional Arena". Leisure, Libraries and Culture: Sports, Clubs and Leisure Centres. Manchester City Council. Retrieved 28 July, 2009. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "Manchester Regional Arena". Venues. Manchester Sport and Leisure Trust. Retrieved 28 July, 2009. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "Manchester Regional Arena". Venues. Sportcity. Retrieved 28 July, 2009. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)