TRIBUNNEWSWIKI.COM – Commonwealth Stadium is a football stadium located in Canada.
Commonwealth Stadium is home to the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club.
The stadium was designed by Ragan, Bell, McManus Consultants.
The stadium’s capacity is 56,302.
Commonwealth Stadium set an attendance record on November 28, 2010.
At that time, 63,317 spectators went to this stadium to watch the game between the Montreal Alouettes and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. (1)
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Commonwealth Stadium was built by the City of Edmonton.
The stadium was built to serve as the main venue for the 1978 Commonwealth Games, as the name suggests.
Construction began in 1975 on the site of the old Clark Stadium.
It took three years to build this stadium.
The Commonwealth Stadium opened on July 15, 2018, just before the Olympic Games.
The stadium could initially hold 42,500 spectators, but was expanded for the 1983 Summer Universiade.
The Commonwealth Stadium underwent further renovations in 2001 and between 2009 and 2012.
After undergoing renovations, the stadium’s capacity was increased to 56,302.
The stadium was one of the venues for the 2015 Women’s World Cup.
Local club Edmonton FC does not play at Commonwealth Stadium, but at the much smaller nearby Clarke Stadium. (2)
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Commonwealth Stadium is located at 11000 Stadium Rd, Edmonton, AB T5H 4E2, Canada.
The location is in Edmonton approximately 2 kilometers northeast of downtown Edmonton.
If you walk to the stadium from the city center or take the LRT train, it will take 30 minutes. (2)
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