- Address: Koning Leopold III-laan 50, Bruges
- Country: Belgium
- Capacity: 29,000
- Opened: 1975
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Cercle Brugge (football), Club Brugge (football)
Extra stadium info – Jan Breydelstadion
The stadium was one of the 2000 UEFA European Football Championship venues. 26,000 people attended the first match of the tournament at the Jan Breydelstadion. The national football team of Spain won the game against Yugoslavia. The French Republic won the second, third and fourth match of the continental football championship at the stadium. The national football team of the French Republic, commonly known as France, won the European football championship in 2000. They won the tournament after beating the Italian Republic, commonly known as Italy, in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. 50,000 people attended the final.
Cercle Brugge and Club Brugge
Cercle Brugge and Club Brugge are the tenants of the Jan Breydelstadion. Club Brugge was founded in 1891 under a different name and Cercle Brugge was founded in 1899 under a different name. Both clubs won the top-flight football league of Belgium several times. Cercle Brugge were crowned Belgian football champions in 1911 for the first time in their history. Club Brugge won the Belgian top-flight football league in 1920 for the first time in their history. In 1996, they became the third Belgian club with 10 top-flight league titles. Club Brugge gathered 81 points in 34 matches during that league season. They won 25 of those 34 games. Six matches ended in a draw and three matches ended in a loss.
Club Brugge in UEFA competitions
Club Brugge played in the two-legged UEFA Cup final in 1976. They lost the two-legged final against Liverpool FC from the United Kingdom. In 1978, Club Brugge became the first Belgian club in a final of the European championship for football clubs. They faced Liverpool FC again in the final. The English club won the game 1-0. 92,000 people attended the match in London. Club Brugge drew an average home league attendance of 15,000 during that football season.