Maine Road stadium
Maine Road (Maine Road) is located in the Manchester City football stadium , completed in 1923 to 2003 , home of Manchester City . Manchester City move to Manchester City Municipal Stadium ( City of Manchester Stadium ) in 2003 by the Maine Road stadium and signed a 250 -year lease . the
Maine Road stadium built in old brick factory Guzhi , is called the " North Wembley ( Wembley Stadium in London , has just completed a few months ago ) when completed in 1923 , can accommodate 80,000 spectators , after the second-largest football stadium in Britain behind Wembley Stadium .
first lost to Sheffield United game attendance of 56,993 people . Old Trafford , home of Manchester United after the Second World War , the air raids were part of the destruction and disable Maine Road stadium has become the common home of Manchester City and Manchester United . Maine Road stadium 's highest attendance in 1934 , Manchester City Stoke City in the FA Cup sixth round , a total of 84,569 spectators Admission .
Maine Road stadium had into two home international matches in England , Wales and November 16, 1949 1950 World Cup qualifier on November 13, 1946 , a 9-2 victory over Northern Ireland . Maine Road stadium before the closure of the last game was held on May 11, 2003 , the Manchester City 0-1 defeat of Southampton Football Club , Michael Svensson launched into Maine Road last ball . 2002-2003 Premiership season ,
in Maine Road stadium then were removed , the sites will be converted to house the district as Holmes the Sidi and Rouch Erm improvement works .
a long time to edit this paragraph venues Maine Road stadium owned the widest venues in England , but the width of the site is often due to the leader of the requirements change , so as to adapt to the team 's style of play . Before the demolition , the site area is 107 x 71 meters (117 x 77 2/3 yards) .