- Address: Dalian
- Country: China
- Capacity: 61,000
- Opened: 3 July 2013
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Dalian Pro (football)
Extra stadium info – Dalian Sports Centre Stadium
The Dalian Sports Centre Stadium, which is also used for athletics and concerts, opened as the largest sports venue by capacity in the city of Dalian. Football club Dalian Pro, nicknamed Blue Hawks, use the stadium for home games. The club was founded under a different name. Dalian Pro became one of the major Chinese sports clubs. In 2012, they were promoted to the highest level of Chinese football for the first time in their history. The club drew an average attendance of 15,000 in 15 home games during that top-flight league season.
Dalian Pro in 2018 and Marek Hamšík
In 2018, Dalian Pro drew an average home league attendance of at least 30,000 for the first time in their history. They drew an average attendance of 33,000 in 15 home games during that Chinese Super League season. That year, Dalian Pro finished 11th place in the Chinese top-flight football league after gathering 35 points in 30 matches. They won 10 of those 30 games. Five games ended in a draw and 15 games ended in a defeat. Marek Hamšík signed with Dalian Pro in 2019. The Slovak football star played hundreds of games for the famous Italian side SSC Napoli before he joined Dalian Pro.