|Former names||Stade Municipal (1931-1993)|
|Location||Belair, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg|
|Luxembourg national football team|
Stade Josy Barthel is the national stadium of Luxembourg, home to the Luxembourg national football team and also used for rugby union and athletics. It is located on route d'Arlon, in the Luxembourg City quarter of Belair.
Originally called Stade Municipal after its construction in 1928–1931, it was entirely rebuilt in 1990. Since July 1993, it has borne the name of Joseph "Josy" Barthel,the 1500m gold medalist at the 1952 Olympics: Luxembourg's only Olympic gold medal winner. The stadium is also home to the biggest athletics club in the country, CAL Spora Luxembourg. The spectator capacity is 7,983, some under cover, some in the open air.
In 2014 it was announced that an investment of €230,000 would be required to get the stadium up to a sufficient standard to hold the qualifying matches for Euro 2016.
In June 2014, the Luxembourg Ministry of Sport, in conjunction with the Luxembourg City administration, decided upon the construction of the new Stade de Luxembourg in Gasperich, currently due to open in 2021.As a result, the Luxembourg City authorities have announced their intentions to demolish the Stade Josy Barthel and redevelop its grounds and surrounding areas.
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CAL Spora Luxembourg, abbreviated to CSL, is an amateur athletics club in Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. It is the only club in Luxembourg City, and is the largest club in the country, with around 400 members. CSL is affiliated to the Luxembourg Athletics Federation and the Luxembourg Triathlon Federation: the respective governing bodies for athletics and triathlon. The club is based at Stade Josy Barthel, in the Rollingergrund-North Belair quarter of north-western Luxembourg City. CSL was formed in 2000 by the fusion of two previous clubs: Cercle d'Athlétisme Luxembourg (CAL) and Spora Club Luxembourg.
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