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 Soccer-specific stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Soccer-specific stadium (SSS) is a term used mainly in Canada and the United States.
The term "football specific stadium" is sometimes used in countries where the sport is known as football.
It was coined by Lamar Hunt to refer to a sports stadium whose primary (but not only) purpose is to host soccer matches.
www.pasadena.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Soccer-specific_stadium   (262 words)

  
 Major League Soccer - Wikipedia
A new soccer-specific stadium, the new home of the LA Galaxy of MLS beginning with the 2003 season, recently opened at Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, California.
The Miami Fusion played in Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, FL, which was a former high school stadium which had been converted into a soccer-specific stadium.
A major goal of MLS management is to build such stadiums, which are often called "soccer-specific stadiums".
wikipedia.findthelinks.com /ma/Major_League_Soccer.html   (386 words)

  
 ipedia.com: MetroStars Article
The MetroStars are moving to a new soccer-specific stadium in Harrison, New Jersey in 2006.
The MetroStars are a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise that plays at the Giants Stadium of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The MetroStars are a Major League Soccer franchise that plays at the Giants Stadium of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
www.ipedia.com /metrostars.html   (211 words)

  
 Silverback Gorilla -- Recommendations and Resources
They currently play in DeKalb Memorial Stadium, in Atlanta, Georgia, although the team is constructing a soccer-specific stadium as part of an integrated soccer complex.
The Atlanta Silverbacks are an American professional soccer club who currently play in the USL First Division, a division of the United Soccer Leagues, and the second division in the US Soccer hierarchy.
The team is currently coached by David Vaudreuil, and finished fifth in the A-League Western Conference in 2004, barely missing the playoffs with a 14-11-3 record.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/132/silverback-gorilla.html   (973 words)

  
 rfk concert
Accelerating plans to build a soccer-specific stadium for D.C. United and fast-changing market conditions in the concert industry have numbered the days for RFK Stadium.
In about eight months, RFK Stadium again will resound with the crack of the bat and the roar...
a stampede in the mosh pit of a rock concert at RFK Memorial Stadium...
www.goinginto.com /find?keywords=rfk+concert   (491 words)

  
 USF Soccer Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The USF Soccer Stadium was built in 1978.
Tenant: (MLS), University of South Florida Men's and Women's Soccer Teams (NCAA Division I) Key Events: Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, MLS Playoffs, C-USA Men's and Women's Soccer Tournament, C-USA Track and Field Championships, NCAA Soccer Final Four (1990 and 1991).
See rationale on the talk page, or replace this tag with a more specific message.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/USF_Soccer_Stadium   (161 words)

  
 World Cup 2002 Japan Venues & Stadiums
The futuristic 63,060-seat Saitama stadium will become the new home of the J-League Urawa Red Diamonds and is touted as the largest stadium in Asia dedicated solely to soccer.
From central Yokohama to the International Stadium in Yokohama is 15 minutes by JR Yokohama Line or the municipal subway from Sakuragicho Station to Shin-Yokohama Station followed by a quarter of an hour walk to the stadium.
Access to Misaki Stadium is 10 minutes from Sannomiya Hanadokei Station to Misaki-koen Station on the new Kobe City Subway Kaigan Line or walk from JR Hyogo station or JR Wadamisaki (the branch line from JR Hyogo station operates mornings and evenings).
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/archives/wc2002/fo/jv.html   (1544 words)

  
 Tribesoft Assists Chicago Fire in Search for New Stadium
The organization is seeking to partner with a community willing to build a 20,000-25,000 seat, soccer-specific stadium that would primarily serve as the home to the area's Major League Soccer franchise as well as other community soccer events.
The model the Chicago Fire envisions for the economic plan is Frisco, TX, a Dallas suburb that has agreed to an ambitious plan to build a soccer complex with one stadium and 17 other soccer fields to serve as the home for the Dallas Burn of Major League Soccer and other community soccer events.
The Chicago Fire is looking for a minimum 10-acre site for the stadium itself along with as much as 40 acres for parking, depending on the location and any existing parking.
www.theezine.net /articles/1/Tribesoft-Assists-Chicago-Fire-In-Search-For-New-Stadium.html   (1544 words)

  
 ABC 7 News - Fire Start The Year In Style
The stadium boasts a capacity of 20,000 and is only the fourth soccer-specific venue in the United States.
"With the staging of major events, celebration of anniversaries, and the opening of a soccer-specific stadium, soccer will touch more people in Chicago in 2006 than in any previous year," Guppy said.
In addition to hosting the MLS season, Bridgeview Stadium is also expected to feature international exhibition matches, Illinois State Soccer Association events and viewing parties for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in June.
www.wjla.com /news/stories/0206/299347.html   (455 words)

  
 Middle East Open Encyclopedia: Soccer-specific stadium
Soccer-specific stadium (SSS) is a term used mainly in the United States and Canada.
The term "football-specific stadium" is sometimes used in countries where the sport is known as football.
It was coined by Lamar Hunt to refer to a sports stadium whose primary (but not only) purpose is to host soccer matches.
www.baghdadmuseum.org /ref?title=Soccer-specific_stadium   (348 words)

  
 CyberSoccerNews.com - Commentary
I realize Blackbaud Stadium is the nation's first soccer specific facility, but I don't know where Ramsey got off saying that if you don't make a "pilgrimage" to Blackbaud Stadium, that you're not a real soccer fan.
Kraft will build you a soccer specific stadium when William Shatner wins a Grammy.
So another couple of price increases, and it will be rich Angelenos who get to share in our national stadium, instead of just Angelenos.
www.cybersoccernews.com /columnists/loney/030612loney.shtml   (348 words)

  
 Sounders Notebook: Major League Soccer looking closely at Seattle
One of the primary factors in the decision process, according to MLS senior director of communications Trey Fitzgerald, is a first-class stadium immediately with a foreseeable soccer specific stadium.
While no soccer-specific facilities are in the works, smaller soccer stadiums have blossomed in nearby Park City.
The city's Pro Soccer League team, the Utah Blitzz, has been fairly nomadic over the past five years, playing in five different venues.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /othersports/179321_sound24.html   (348 words)

  
 MLSNET: MLS News
The new 22,500-seat facility will be the first stadium in Major League Soccer to be built specifically for soccer in the United States, giving MLS three soccer stadiums with seating capacities ranging from 20,000 to 30,000.
In addition to the new stadium in Columbus, the $4 million upgrade to Lockhart Stadium and the $1.5 million field-widening project in San Jose, the MetroStars have investigated soccer-specific stadium options.
Ft. Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium, the recently renovated home of the Miami Fusion, and San Jose's Spartan Stadium, which underwent a field-widening project during the recent offseason, both provide ideal atmospheres for MLS teams and their fans.
www.mlsnet.com /content/98/week0519.html   (1398 words)

  
 kenn.com > work > writing > sports columns > welcome houseguests
Fire General Manager Peter Wilt wants to see his team to keep in touch with Naperville by playing an exhibition or US Open Cup tournament match here every year, but there are those who would like to see the team return to a permanent new soccer-specific stadium in our area for all of its games.
Though local residents were wary of their neighborhood being trampled by rampaging soccer fans, fears gave way to cheers by the end of the season, as sellout crowds urged the team on to the playoffs.
The turf isn’t perfect, and the stadium doesn’t have the amenities that Soldier Field will when the Fire moves back into it in October, but the team is looking to enjoy its summer place in the ‘burbs.
www.kenn.com /work/writing/column_jun03.html   (1398 words)

  
 USLFans.com -- For the Fans, By the Fans
A new soccer-specific stadium is widely viewed as the key to bringing a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise to the Rochester Community.
In addition to the Rhinos, the stadium will host events such as men's and women's high school and collegiate soccer and field hockey, women's professional soccer, community events, concerts, and youth sporting events.
The stadium will provide a tremendous benefit to the Monroe County and City of Rochester economies by creating 400 construction jobs and -- once the facility is complete -- employing 125 part-time event staff.
www.a-league.com /news/2000/news,2000,0003.shtml   (944 words)

  
 Soccer - Definition of Soccer
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www.wordiq.com /knowledge/index.php?search=Soccer&limit=20&offset=20   (944 words)

  
 Soccer news - MetroStars plan Harrison soccer stadium - Soccerway.com
Harrison will join Los Angeles, Columbus, Dallas and Chicago, all cities that have recently benefited from soccer-specific stadiums.
LONDON, July 28 (SW) - Major League Soccer team, the 'MetroStars', have announced plans for a new 25,000-seat soccer-specific stadium near New York in the USA.
Such stadium developments are proving to be a cost effective way of providing venues for MLS games, though many teams still have to play their matches in huge NFL stadiums they can never fill anywhere near to capacity.
www.soccerway.com /news/2004/july/28/metrostars-plan-harrison-soccer-stadium   (292 words)

  
 List of football stadiums by capacity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Note that this list includes only soccer-specific stadiums, and not American football stadiums which can also host football (soccer) games.
This is a list of major football (soccer) stadiums, grouped by country and ordered by capacity.
Olympic Stadium (Spyros Louis) is AEK official stadium for the upcoming season
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_football_stadiums_by_capacity   (292 words)

  
 Definition of Major League Soccer
In 2004 renovations were completed and the Fire returned to Soldier Field, and that same year they announced plans for a new soccer-specific stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois.
However this is a considerable expense to the league, and to provide better facilities as well as to control revenue for the stadium, a major goal of MLS management is to build its own stadiums, which are often called " Soccer-specific stadiums ".
Columbus, Ohio built Columbus Crew Stadium, the first major stadium ever built specifically for soccer in the United States.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Major_League_Soccer   (292 words)

  
 Columbus Crew - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Crew currently play their home games at Columbus Crew Stadium, the first MLS soccer-specific stadium in the US.
The Columbus Crew is a soccer club based in Columbus, Ohio that participates in Major League Soccer.
The Crew has won one tournament to date, the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, defeating the 2002 MLS Cup and Supporter's Shield winner Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Columbus_Crew   (269 words)

  
 Major League Soccer - Wikipedia
In 1999, the city of Columbus, Ohio built Columbus Crew Stadium, the first stadium ever built specifically for soccer in the United States.
A new soccer-specific stadium, the new home of the LA Galaxy of MLS beginning with the 2003 season, recently opened at Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, California.
The Miami Fusion played in Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, FL, which was a former high school stadium which had been converted into a soccer-specific stadium.
wikipedia.findthelinks.com /ma/Major_League_Soccer.html   (386 words)

  
 List of football stadiums by capacity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Note that this list includes only soccer-specific stadiums, and not American football stadiums which can also host football (soccer) games.
This is a list of major football (soccer) stadiums, grouped by country and ordered by capacity.
Also, names of stadiums that have not yet opened are subject to change due to naming rights deals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_football_stadiums_by_capacity   (283 words)

  
 Travel Guide - Online Reservation - Warsaw Accommodation
Note that this list includes only soccer-specific stadiums, and not American football stadiums which can also host football (soccer) games.
This is a list of major football (soccer) stadiums, grouped by country and ordered by capacity.
Olympic Stadium (Spyros Louis) is AEK official stadium for the upcoming season
www.warsaw-hotel.info /poland-guide/List_of_football_stadiums_by_capacity   (283 words)

  
 ipedia.com: MetroStars Article
The MetroStars are moving to a new soccer-specific stadium in Harrison, New Jersey in 2006.
The MetroStars are a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise that plays at the Giants Stadium of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The MetroStars are a Major League Soccer franchise that plays at the Giants Stadium of the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
www.ipedia.com /metrostars.html   (211 words)

  
 deseretnews.com MLS is celebrating its 10th anniversary season
Los Angeles and Columbus are already enjoying the fruits of playing in a soccer-specific stadium, with Dallas scheduled to begin play in its new stadium later this summer.
Denver, Chicago and New York are in the midst of building stadiums as well, or soccer cathedrals as Garber calls them.
When MLS's 10th anniversary season kicks off this Saturday, the league will be celebrating the past, present and future of the highest level of professional soccer in the United States.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,600122797,00.html   (211 words)

  
 U.S. Soccer Foundation: Hunt is honored at annual banquet.
Hunt was also one of the founders of Major League Soccer in 1996 and, in 1999, the Hunt family built Columbus (Ohio) Crew Stadium, the first major-league soccer-specific stadium in the U.S. He was introduced by MLS commissioner Don Garber.
Prince Albert shared with the audience his long love of soccer, especially in the U.S. He played left back for Amherst College and remembered the times he sneaked off to Foxboro Stadium near Boston or the Meadowlands in northern New Jersey to watch big soccer matches.
National Football league commissioner Paul Tagliabue preceded Garber at the podium to fete Hunt, who has been inducted into in the National Soccer Hall of Fame, the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
www.soccertimes.com /newsbriefs/2005/sep16.htm   (868 words)

  
 Bridgeview Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bridgeview Stadium will become only the nation's fourth modern soccer-specific stadium after the Home Depot Center, Columbus Crew Stadium, and Pizza Hut Park.
Bridgeview Stadium will be the home stadium for the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer beginning in the 2006 season.
Designed to incorporate more traditional stadium features from both American and European facilities, Bridgeview Stadium will include mostly covered seating, a brick façade and stone entry archway, first rows that are less than three yards from the field, 42 luxury suites, and club offices in the stadium along with a large stadium club facility.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bridgeview_Stadium   (213 words)

  
 Houston Dynamo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A three-year lease has been signed to play at the stadium while plans for a soccer-specific stadium are finalized.
Like the Pizza Hut Park stadium agreement in Frisco for F.C. Dallas, the stadium would be shared with the school district's high school football teams and the facility would be surrounded by community soccer fields.
The Houston Dynamo will play its home matches at Robertson Stadium — a 33,000-seat sports stadium located on the University of Houston campus in southeast Houston.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Houston_Dynamo   (510 words)

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