Koning Willem II Stadion

 
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* Address: Goirleseweg 34, Tilburg
* Country: Netherlands
* Capacity: 14,000
* Opened: 31 May 1995
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Willem II (football)

Extra stadium info – Koning Willem II Stadion

The Koning Willem II Stadion and tenants Willem II are named after a former king of the Netherlands. Willem II were founded in 1896 under a different name and they were crowned Dutch football champions in 1916 for the first time in their history. In 1999, the stadium hosted the first-ever UEFA Champions League match of Willem II, with 14,000 people in attendance. Willem II finished behind Sparta Praha from the Czech Republic, Girondins de Bordeaux from France and Spartak Moscow from Russia in their first UEFA Champions League group stage participation. 32 teams qualified for the group stage of the European championship for football clubs in that football season.

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