Commonwealth Stadium

 
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* Address: 11000 Stadium Road, Edmonton
* Country: Canada
* Capacity: 55,000
* Opened: 1978
* Main use: Canadian football
* Tenants: Edmonton FT (Canadian football)

Extra stadium info – Commonwealth Stadium

The stadium is the home of the Edmonton Football Team, formerly known as the Edmonton Eskimos. It is one of the major Canadian football clubs. The Commonwealth Stadium had been the home of the Edmonton Drillers, a former North American Soccer League club, between 1979 and 1981. The venue hosted its first-ever FIFA U-20 World Cup match in 2007. 19,000 people attended the football game. In 2011, the stadium hosted the first-ever Canadian Championship match of FC Edmonton, which they lost against the Major League Soccer side Toronto FC.

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