2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Stadiums

Many stadiums will be used for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup: 14 stadiums in 14 host cities. For the first time in Gold Cup history, Canada will host several matches as well. 2 matches will be played in Toronto. The US cities East Rutherford, Charlotte, Atlanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Chicago, Carson, Kansas City, Chester, Frisco, Toronto, Houston, Glendale and Foxborough will each host a few matches as well. All cities will host 2 matches except for Philadelpha that will host the Final and Chester that will host the match for the third place.

USA

MetLife Stadium

2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup stadiums MetLife Stadium

  • Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Capacity: 82,566
  • Opened: 2010
  • Matches: 2 quarter-finals
  • Known as: New Meadowlands Stadium (in 2010)
  • Did you know: The Giant Stadium (hosted 7 1994 World Cup matches) was demolished to make place for this stadium, which is the home of the New York Giants and New York Jets of the National Football League.

Bank of America Stadium

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  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Capacity: 74,455
  • Opened: 1996
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: Carolinas Stadium (when FIFA events are hosted), The Bank, the BOA, BOFA, the Vault
  • Did you know: The closing night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, in which President Barack Obama was expected to deliver his acceptance speech for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, was to be held at this stadium on September 6, 2012. However, due to predictions of thunderstorms, it was relocated to the Time Warner Cable Arena which is located in the same city.

Georgia Dome

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  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Capacity: 74,228
  • Opened: 1992
  • Matches: 2 semi-finals
  • Known as: The Dome
  • Did you know: The stadium whichs hosts football matches on a regular basis, was the largest domed structure in the world when it opened, but it has since been surpassed by the Millennium Dome in London (1999), Docklands Stadium in Melbourne, Australia (2000), and National Stadium in Singapore (2015).

M&T Bank Stadium

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  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Capacity: 71,008
  • Opened: 1998
  • Matches: 2 quarter-finals
  • Known as: The Bank
  • Did you know: The stadium is currently one of the most praised stadiums in the NFL for fan amenities, ease of access, concessions and other facilities, and was used in the 2000 movie The Replacements with Keanu Reeves and Gene Hackman.

Lincoln Financial Field

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  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Capacity: 69,176
  • Opened: 2003
  • Matches: The Final
  • Known as: The Linc
  • Did you know: The stadium opened on August 3, 2003 with a preseason friendly match between European football giants Manchester United and FC Barcelona. 68,396 people watched Manchester United win with 3-1.

Soldier Field

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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Capacity: 63,500
  • Opened: 1924
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: Stadium in a Park
  • Did you know: It is the oldest NFL stadium and its field serves as a memorial to American soldiers who have died in wars, 5 1994 World Cup matches were hosted here.

StubHub Center

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  • Location: Carson, California
  • Capacity: 30,510
  • Opened: 2003
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: The Home Depot Center (till 2013)
  • Did you know: The stadium was designed specifically for soccer, is the largest soccer-specific stadium in Major League Soccer and is home to the LA Galaxy.

Sporting Park

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  • Location: Kansas City, Kansas
  • Capacity: 18,467
  • Opened: 2011
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: Livestrong Sporting Park (till 2013)The Blue Hell, Home of the Brave
  • Did you know: It’s a soccer-specific stadium, and is the only stadium to have hosted the Major League Soccer All-Star Game, United States men’s national soccer team and the MLS Cup in the same year (2013).

PPL Park

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  • Location: Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Capacity: 18,500
  • Opened: 2010
  • Matches: Match for the third place
  • Known as: PPL Park
  • Did you know: It’s an American soccer-specific stadium and it’s façade is made up of brick and natural stone, a continuity of traditional Philadelphia architecture. There are talks about a planned expansion which would occur in 3 phases, first to 20,000, then to 27,000, and finally to around 30,000.

Toyota Stadium

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  • Location: Frisco, Texas
  • Capacity: 20,500
  • Opened: 2005
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: Pizza Hut Park (till 2012), FC Dallas stadium (till 2013)
  • Did you know: It’s also an American soccer-specific stadium, and has an additional 17 regulation size, stadium-quality soccer fields (both grass and artificial turf) outside the main stadium. These fields are for practice by MLS team FC Dallas, matches for the FC Dallas reserve squad, and for hosting youth soccer tournaments.

BMO Field

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  • Location: Toronto, Ontario (Canada)
  • Capacity: 30,000
  • Opened: 2007
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: National Soccer Stadium when FIFA events are hosted)
  • Did you know: It’s a Canadian soccer stadium and is the first stadium to host Gold Cup matches.

BBVA Compass Stadium

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  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Capacity: 22,039
  • Opened: 2012
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: The Oven
  • Did you know: It’s also an American soccer-specific stadium and is designed to accommodate MLS and FIFA standard international soccer, football, lacrosse, rugby and concerts.

University of Phoenix Stadium

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  • Location: Glendale, Arizona
  • Capacity: 63,400
  • Opened: 2006
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: University of Phoenix Stadium
  • Did you know: The stadium is the first that features a fully retractable natural grass playing surface built in the United States on top of an AirField Systems drainage system. The “University of Phoenix” name is applied as a corporate sponsor, and not as the home stadium of the university, which has no intercollegiate athletics program.

Gillette Stadium

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  • Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
  • Capacity: 68,756
  • Opened: 2002
  • Matches: 2
  • Known as: The Razor
  • Did you know: It’s the largest football stadium in the Mid-American Conference, and is the home stadium and administrative offices for both the NFL’s New England Patriots football franchise and the MLS’s New England Revolution football team.

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