DY Patil Stadium - Mumbai City FC Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 19, 2019

Exterior of DY Patil Stadium

DY Patil Stadium is a multi-purpose sports stadium located within the Nerul district of Mumbai in India. Designed primarily with cricket in mind, the stadium has been home to Mumbai City F.C since the 2014.

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Stadium Facts

Team:Mumbai City FC
Address: Nerul, Mumbai, Maharashtra

DY Patil Stadium History

Capable of accommodating 55,000 fans per event, DY Patil Stadium is the second largest Cricket grounds in India, and one of the most modern stadiums in the country. Naturally oval shaped, the three-tiered stands follow the contours of the boundary without the inclusion of an athletics track.

Designed by Hafeez Contractor who is regarded as one Indian’s leading architects. Sometimes referred to as a “starchitect”, the stadium features comfortable bucket style seating and a fully-cantilevered roof which ensures that spectators have excellent sightliness throughout.

Since 2014 it has been home to Mumbai City F.C who are one of eight franchises to join the newly formed Indian Super League. When football matches are played a rectangle is marked out on the grass, and the cricket field becomes an international standard football pitch.

To date the only level of football played at DY Patil Stadium has been the matches of the Indian Super League. During the 2014 season it hosted the Championship final between Atlético de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters FC, however it will soon host International Football.

DY Patil Stadium is set to become one of six venues for the Under 17s World Cup which will be hosted across Indian in 2017.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at DY Patil Stadium?

Indian side Mumbai City FC play their home matches at DY Patil Stadium.

What is the capacity of DY Patil Stadium?

As of 2024 DY Patil Stadium has an official seating capacity of 55,000 for Football matches.

When was DY Patil Stadium opened?

DY Patil Stadium officially opened in 2008 and is home to Mumbai City FC

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit DY Patil Stadium in 2024. Please visit the official website of Mumbai City FC for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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