St. James’ Park

 
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* Address: Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
* Country: United Kingdom
* Capacity: 52,000
* Opened: 1892
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Newcastle United (football)

Extra stadium info – St. James’ Park

The St. James’ Park is among the largest venues by capacity in the United Kingdom. It is known as a venue for several events, like concerts, football, rugby league and rugby union. Newcastle United Football Club, nicknamed The Magpies, have been tenants of the stadium since 1892. They won the English top-flight football league several times. Newcastle United broke the stadium’s record attendance in 1930, when 68,000 people showed up for a match against Chelsea Football Club. NUFC and their arch-rivals Sunderland AFC became the first sports clubs from Tyne and Wear with 1 million followers on their main social media page.

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