- Address: 3201 Maplewood Avenue, Richmond
- Country: United States
- Capacity: 22,000
- Opened: 1929
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Richmond Kickers (football)
Extra stadium info – City Stadium
The stadium, which is among the main sports venues in Virginia, opened in 1929 as the City Stadium. It hosted college matches of the men’s football teams of the Charlotte 49ers, the Creighton Bluejays, the Duke Blue Devils, the FIU Panthers, the Portland Pilots, the St. John’s Red Storm, the UCLA Bruins, the Virginia Cavaliers and the Wisconsin Badgers with attendances of at least 20,000.
The national football team of the United States
On 10 November 1996, the national football team of the United States played their first-ever match at the City Stadium. They won the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Trinidad and Tobago. Thomas Dennis Dooley and Eric Boswell Wynalda scored for the United States in that game. In 2003, the national football team of the United States also won their second game at the City Stadium after beating New Zealand 2-1. The United States played in the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930. They reached the semi-finals of the tournament. The United States lost the semi-final match against the Argentine Republic. The Argentines scored six times in that game. James Brown scored the only goal for the national football team of the United States in the FIFA World Cup semi-final.
The Richmond Kickers and Nottingham Forest
The Richmond Kickers use the venue for home games. The club was founded in 1993 and it became the first football club from Richmond with 10,000 followers on its main social media page. In 2004, they played a friendly game against Nottingham Forest Football Club, the second English football club in a world championship final. In 1980, Nottingham Forest lost their first world championship final against Club Nacional de Football from Uruguay. Nottingham Forest became the first football club with more European championship titles than domestic league titles.