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Culture : Old Trafford, le stade le plus mythique d'Angleterre.

Retrouvez notre nouveau format d'articles multimédias : "CULTURE".

Ce format a pour objectif d'instruire à travers des articles liés a la culture du football des années 1980s, 1990s & 2000s.

Find our new format of multimedia articles: "CULTURE".

This format aims to educate through articles related to the football culture of the 1980s, 1990s & 2000s.

Old Trafford, England's most legendary stadium.

In 1909, the new chairman of Manchester United John Henry Davies decided to build a stadium worthy of an English champion team. He then asks Archibald Leitch to design the construction plans for the stadium.

The project was to build a stadium of 100,000 seats but due to financial constraints, it is finally a stadium with a capacity of 80,000 seats that is built. On February 19, 1910, Old Trafford was inaugurated in a defeat against Liverpool 4-3.

After several German bombardments during the Second World War, Old Trafford is no longer able to host football. During the works, Manchester United's home matches take place in the former Manchester City compound at Maine Road.

The attendance record at the "Theatre of Dreams", Old Trafford's nickname from Sir Bobby Charlton, was achieved in 1939 during an FA Cup semi-final with 76,962 people, before the law banning standing room in the stadiums.

The North Stand is renamed 'Sir Alex Ferguson Stand' to celebrate the legendary manager's 25th year at the helm of the Red Devils. The South Stand is called "Sir Bobby Charlton Stand" to pay tribute to the legendary Manchester United player.

Old Trafford as it is today after 106 years of development.

Article : LineUp

Photos : Pinterest & Manchester United.


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