Stadio Sandro Cabassi

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Last Updated: August 17, 2019

Inside Stadio Sandro Cabassi

Stadium Overview

Team: Carpi

Address: Carlo Marx, 26,, Capri, Campania, 41012

Capacity: 4,144

Opened: 1928

Further Reading

Carpi FC 1909

Stadio Sandro Cabassi is a multi-purpose football stadium located in the north-central town of Carpi. Built in 1928, and renovated as recently as 2012, the 4,144 capacity ground is home to local team Carpi FC 1909.

Stadium Guide

History

Carpi’s Stadio Sandro Cabassi is a communal stadium which first opened in 1928, and has been home to the local football team ever since. Initially named after Mario Papotti who was a young boy who died during the Spanish Civil War, the stadium was renamed after Sandro Cabassi, towards the end of the Second World War in 1944.

Like other municipally owned grounds in Italy such as Stadio Bergamo and Stadio Bentegodi, it suffers somewhat from being designed as a multi-purpose stadium. Although it doesn’t have an athletics track around the perimeter of the pitch, it does still have the concrete remnants of a velodrome which is still somewhat problematic.

Renovations have generally been the result of more stringent stadium safety criteria as Carpi have progressed through the tiers of Italian Football. For example when the club played in Serie C in the 2011/2012 season renovation work on the two long sides was completed worth over 1.2 million euros.

On 12th April 2011 Stadio Sandro Cabassi hosted its first international match between Italy and England. The under 18s match between the two famous footballing nations counted legendary AC Milan manager Arrigo Sacchi amongst those who attended.

For the 2015/2016 season Carpi F.C are set to play in Serie A, the top flight of Italian Football, for the first time in the club’s history. With a capacity just above 4,000 I Biancorossi may well be forced to ground share a larger stadium or expand the facilities over the Summer to meet the league’s criteria.

Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of Stadio Sandro Cabassi

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Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of Carpi's Stadio Sandro Cabassi:

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Stands

Stadio Sandro Cabassi is comprised of four stands: North, East, South and West.

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Click the thumbnails above to enlarge an image of each stand and to read a more detailed description of each part of the stadium.

The Matchday Experience

Away fans

The away fans (Settore Ospiti) are usually housed within Curva Est which is the eastern goal-end.

Best Pubs

Carpi is a reasonably small commune with a population of less than 100,000, and thus naturally there isn’t the same range of choice as other larger towns in the area.

Food

The city has plenty of independently run cafes and restaurants which sell authentic local and Italian Cuisine.

Club Shop

According to the Carpi Calcio Store which is online, the club operate a ship on 47 Via Statale Street, 5/18, 42013 Casalgrande Reggio Emilia.

Stadium Tours

There’s no way Carpi FC offer fans the chance to undertake a guided tour of the stadium as there simply isn’t anything much to see! The best alternative would be to get there early and walk around the stands.

Back of Stadium Carpi's stand

Graffiti which doesn’t particularly make sense to me!

Ticket Information

Tickets to see Carpi FC 1909 in action can either be purchased online from the official website or in person at the ticket office located at the stadium.

Ticket Prices

  • Tribuna D’Onore: €42.00
  • Poltronissime: €36.00
  • Tribuna Azzurra: €26.00
  • Tribuna Biancorossa: €23.00
  • Distinti: €12.00
  • Curva Ovest: €10.00

For more information feel free to send an email to [email protected]

Matchday Travel

Carpi is a small Italian town and commune with a population of around 67,000. Situated between Parma and Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region, the Stadio Sandro Cabassi is in northern Italy.

The gates of Stadio Communale Sandro Cabassi. Famously located on a road named after Karl Marx.

The gates of Stadio Communale Sandro Cabassi. Famously located on a road named after Karl Marx.

Driving

From Verona Autostrada Modena-Brenner (A22) exit at Carpi and follow signs to the city centre. At the second roundabout take the first exit and look for signs for the stadium.

From Autostrada del Sole (A1) take the northern exit near to the A22 and then follow the instructions in the previous paragraph.

The address for satnav is as follows:

  • via 41012, Via Carlo Marx, 26, Carpi MO, Italy
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Last Updated: August 17, 2019