Old Fredrikstad Stadion

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Fredrikstad stadion
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Capacity 10,500
Construction
Opened1914
Closed2007
Demolished2011
Tenants
Fredrikstad FK (1914–2007)

Fredrikstad Stadion was the homeground of the Norwegian top division football club Fredrikstad FK until the end of the 2006 season, due to their new and modernized stadium at the borough of Kråkerøy, only a few minutes away from the city center.

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References

  1. "Main Championships Men" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Athletics Association. Archived from the original on 25 November 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  2. "Norge Menn U21" (in Norwegian). Football Association of Norway. Archived from the original on 26 November 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2011.

Coordinates: 59°13′9.89″N10°55′41.91″E / 59.2194139°N 10.9283083°E / 59.2194139; 10.9283083

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