Stadion De Vijverberg - De Graafschap Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 18, 2021

Aerial view of de Vijverberg stadion

Stadion De Vijverberg or in English The Pond Hill Stadium is the 12,600 capacity home ground of football team De Graafschap. First opened in 1954, and later renovated in 1970,  De De Vijverberg remains to this day as one of the premier football stadiums in the city of Doetinchem.

De Graafschap Stadium Guide

Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:De Graafschap
Opened:1954
Capacity:12,600
Address: Lijsterbeslaan 101-A, Doetinchem, 7004 GN

Stadion De Vijverberg History

Written history to be added soon. Check Wikipedia in the mean time!

Exterior of Stadion de Vijverberg

View of Stadion De Vijverberg

Stadion De Vijverberg Seating Plan

Below is a seating plan of De Graafschap's Stadion De Vijverberg:

Stadion De Vijverberg seating map

Matchday Experience

Stadion De Vijverberg Away Section

Away fans are housed within sections 13 and 14 of the easternmost part of the south stand, surrounded by home supporters either side.

Accessible from the south-west corner where the main stand is (The triangle which sticks out), views of the pitch are generally good but slightly restricted by the support beams.

De Graafschap Club Shop

The club shop at De Vijverberg is located next to the main entrance and is usually open for up to one hour before kick-off and one hour after the full time whistle.

De Graafschap’s online store is however open 24/7 and is probably an easier way to browse the official merchandise.

Can you take a stadium Tour?

Tours of the facilities at De Vijverberg stadion are arranged on an individual basis and subsequently don’t follow a set timetable or schedule.

The official website advises you to call the stadium manager on (0314) 36 84 50 or alternatively send an email to [email protected] to arrange.

How to buy De Graafschap Tickets

Tickets to see De Graafschap play at home can be purchased through the usual channels including online and in person from the ticket office at the stadion in the days leading up to the match.

Single Prices

  • Goal ends: €15.00 – €16.00
  • Tribune: €20.00 – €22.00
  • Grandstand: Unavailable

Please note that for the high-profile fixtures such as the big three and Vitesse and FC Twente, there is a surcharge of €5.00 for all adults and €3.00 for child tickets to offset increased matchday costs and higher levels of demand.

How to get to Stadion De Vijverberg

Where is Stadion De Vijverberg?

De Vijverberg stadium sits 1.7 km south east of Doetinchem’s central area within a picturesque setting overlooking the De Koekendaal nature park.


Driving

The Stadium’s address for satnav is as follows:

  • Lijsterbeslaan 101-A, 7004 GN Doetinchem, Netherlands

Car Parks

There is limited parking available at De Vijverberg on matchdays as there is only one small car park behind the main stand.

Train - Public Transport

Doetinchem railway station is even closer to De Vijverberg stadion than Google’s defined city centre with a walk likely to take 15 minutes or so.

Airports and Flying

The closest international airport in the Netherlands to the city of Doetinchem is Eindhoven Airport approximately 127 km away. Across the border in Germany Weeze Airport (60 km) and Düsseldorf are technically closer (119 km) however ground transportation may be less convenient.

Hotels Near Stadion De Vijverberg

The majority of accommodation options are to be found dotted around Doetinchem including: Stadshotel De Graafschap, Hotel Villa Ruimzicht and Auberge Graaf Hendrik which is slightly further away.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Stadion De Vijverberg?

Dutch side De Graafschap play their home matches at Stadion De Vijverberg.

What is the capacity of Stadion De Vijverberg?

As of 2021 Stadion De Vijverberg has an official seating capacity of 12,600 for Football matches.

When was Stadion De Vijverberg opened?

Stadion De Vijverberg officially opened in 1954 and is home to De Graafschap

What is the postcode for Stadion De Vijverberg?

The postcode for Stadion De Vijverberg is 7004 GN.

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Stadion De Vijverberg in 2021. Please visit the official website of De Graafschap for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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