Stade de la Meinau - Strasbourg Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: September 4, 2021

Aerial view of Stade de la Meinau

Stade de la Meinau has been home of French Ligue 1 side RC Strasbourg Alsace since it opened in 1914.

Strasbourg Stadium Guide

Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:Strasbourg
Opened:1914
Capacity:29,000
Address: 12 Rue de l'Extenwoerth, Strasbourg, Grand Est, 67100
Pitch Size:110m x 68m
Record Attendance:44,566 West Germany vs Portugal (14th June 1984)
Stadium Owner:Town of Strasbourgh
Operator:RC Strasbourg
Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stade_de_la_Meinau
Stadium Names
Names:La Meinau, D'Màinau (Alsacien)
Former Names:Jardin Haemmerlé (1906-1921)
Construction Details
Broke Ground:1906
Architect:Populous
Construction Cost:117 million FRF (1984)
Expanded:1921, 1931, 1951, 1979–1984
Renovated:1984

Stade de la Meinau History

Despite it’s small stature La Meinau has hosted an impressive array of International and European fixtures including matches of the 1938 World Cup, Euro 1984 and more recently the 1988 Cup Winners’ Cup final between Mechelen and Ajax with the Belgians upsetting the odds by defeating a mutch fancied dutch team containing Danny Blind and a young Dennis Bergkamp.

Future Developments

A €100 m rennovation project was announced in May 2019 with work planned for the Summer of 2021. The ambitious project to increase the capacity to 32,300 was due to be completed by late 2023, however since the Global Pandemic, early 2024 is perhaps more realistic.

RC Strasbourg Info

Full Name:RC Strasbourg Alsace
Rivals:FC Metz, SR Colmar, FC Mulhouse
Founded:1906
Team Colours:Red and Blue
Club Mascot:Storki (The Stork)
Nicknames:Les coureurs (The Racers)
Famous Players:Morgan Schneiderlin, Olivier Dacourt, Gilbert Gress, Ivan Hašek, Mario Haas, Youri Djorkaeff, Frank Leboeuf, Marc Keller
Famous Managers:Thierry Laurey, Gilbert Gress, Paul Frantz, Jacky Duguépéroux
Team Owner:Marc Keller
Team Goalscorer:David Zitelli & Danijel Ljuboja (46)
Most Appearances:Guillaume Lacour (270)
Official Website:https://www.rcstrasbourgalsace.fr/
Team Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RC_Strasbourg_Alsace

How to get to Stade de la Meinau

Where is Stade de la Meinau?

Stade de la Meinau is located 1.7 km miles south of the historic city centre, and less than 20 minutes walk from Gare Marchandises de Neudorf train station.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Stade de la Meinau?

French side Strasbourg play their home matches at Stade de la Meinau.

What is the capacity of Stade de la Meinau?

As of 2021 Stade de la Meinau has an official seating capacity of 29,000 for Football matches.

When was Stade de la Meinau opened?

Stade de la Meinau officially opened in 1914 and is home to Strasbourg

What is the postcode for Stade de la Meinau?

The postcode for Stade de la Meinau is 67100.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Stade de la Meinau in 2021. Please visit the official website of Strasbourg for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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