- Address: Perth
- Country: Australia
- Capacity: 60,000
- Opened: 21 January 2018
- Main use: Australian football, cricket
- Tenants: Fremantle FC (Australian football), Perth Scorchers (cricket), West Coast Eagles (Australian football)
Extra stadium info – Optus Stadium
The construction of the Optus Stadium, which is named after an Australian telecommunications company, started in 2014. It opened as one of the largest sports venues by capacity in Australia. The stadium is also known as the Perth Stadium. It is known as a venue for several events, like Australian football, concerts, cricket, football, rugby league and rugby union. The Optus Stadium hosted its first A-League Grand Final in 2019. Sydney FC won the football match against Perth Glory after penalties in front of 56,000 fans.
Football club Perth Glory
Perth Glory became the most popular football club from Perth. In 2020, they played in the AFC Champions League for the first time in their history. The AFC Champions League is known as the Asian championship for football clubs. Perth Glory finished below Ulsan Hyundai from Korea, FC Tokyo from Japan and Shanghai Shenhua from China in the group stage of the tournament.
Fremantle FC, the Perth Scorchers and the West Coast Eagles
Fremantle FC, the Perth Scorchers and the West Coast Eagles use the venue for home games. Fremantle FC and the West Coast Eagles became two of the first Australian football clubs with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. Both clubs play in the Australian Football League, the most popular Australian football competition in the world. The Perth Scorchers cricket club was founded in 2011. They won the Big Bash League, the most popular Australian cricket league, in 2014 for the first time in their history. It was the third edition of the Australian cricket tournament. The Scorchers won the title after beating the Hobart Hurricanes from Tasmania in front of 20,000 fans in Perth.