Maine Maritime Academy's Spencer Baron (Mariaville, Maine) has been named the Howard Vandersea Maine … The stadium was shared by Manchester United after the Second World War as Manchester United's Old Trafford ground had been damaged during the Manchester Blitz. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. The official 2020 Football Roster for the University of Maine Black Bears It does not only serve as a venue for the Bundesliga matches of 1. The facility, constructed and designed mostly by in-state companies was paid for entirely by private donations totaling $6.1 million. from when it was built in 1923 until 2003. The Maine Black Bears football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Maine located in the U.S. state of Maine. [17] The highest attendance for a league game at Maine Road occurred during this period, when 83,260 people watched Manchester United play Arsenal on 17 January 1948. Under the grandstand are concrete structures that serve as men's and women's restrooms (more than double previous capacities), a ticket office and concession stands. This is the record home attendance for a domestic match and the record home attendance at a club ground, as the 1913 FA Cup final is not considered a home match for either team. Home to the Portland High School Bulldogs, "Fitzy" plays host to a variety of sporting events including a full schedule of high school, community, amateur, semi-pro teams, and the Maine Principals Association football, field hockey, and lacrosse championships. The following season Manchester City moved to the City of Manchester Stadium in East Manchester, a mile from the city centre and near Ardwick where the club originally formed in 1880. The total attendance number broke the previous mark of 36,211 set in 2013; a six-game season. Immediately prior to demolition the capacity of the Kippax terrace was 18,300. The back of the scoreboard, the portion facing campus, features a 20-foot, four-inch by three-feet, nine-inch message center which promotes upcoming campus and athletic events. Forty-five days later, the player died on 26 June from an undetected heart condition while representing the Cameroon national football team during the 2003 Confederations Cup. Fitzpatrick Stadium is a 6,000 seat multi-purpose outdoor facility. Each box is similar to the boxes in Alfond Arena, featuring theatre seating and cable TV access. In addition to hosting Deering High School sports it is the home stadium of the GPS Portland Phoenix, an amateur team in USL League Two. [9] Maine Road was originally known as Dog Kennel Lane but renamed Maine Road (after the Maine law) during the 1870s at the insistence of the Temperance movement[10] which owned land on Dog Kennel Lane and the local authority accepted its request. All boxes provide a great view of the field. [40], The stadium was used for several scenes in the 1948 motion picture Cup-tie Honeymoon. from 1923 to 2003. [5] To many City fans east Manchester was regarded as City's home and a move to Belle Vue seemed right. The new stand was an impressive modern facility, but it also emphasised the haphazard nature in which the ground had been redeveloped, as all four sides were of differing heights and construction styles. bangordailynews.com ORONO, Maine — Keep checking here throughout the afternoon for live updates from the University of Maine’s Colonial Athletic Association football game against eighth-ranked Richmond at Alfond Stadium. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. [15] Queues formed four hours before the match, and one journalist stated that Maine Road was packed two hours before kick-off. The aisles throughout the stadium are considerably wider than the previous structure, allowing for increased traffic flow. Memorial Stadium is a 5,200 seat multi-purpose outdoor stadium in Portland, Maine. Maine Road hosted Manchester United's first three home games of the 1956–57 European Cup, as Old Trafford didn't have floodlights installed and so wasn't deemed suitable to host matches in the tournament. Black Bear Nation continues to fill the stands to cheer on the exciting University of Maine football team. Maine Road also gives its name to a non-league football club, Maine Road F.C. Maine's first football team was fielded in 1892. [2] The initial layout of the ground consisted of one covered stand with a seating capacity of 10,000, and uncovered terracing on the other three sides, with gentle curves connecting the corners.[13]. Maine Road hosted two England internationals, the first was a 3–0 defeat of Wales on 13 November 1946 and the second a 9–2 win over Northern Ireland on 16 November 1949, England's first ever World Cup qualifier. The panels rotate at timed intervals. The team plays its home games at the 8,419 seat Alfond Stadium in Orono, … However the club abandoned these plans as City were relegated from the Premier League in 1996 and from Division One two years later.[23]. Opposite those booths on the pressbox level are a restroom, elevator entry, media workroom, small kitchen and storage areas. Maine Keeps Outside Playoff Chances Alive With Win Over #8 Richmond. It is located behind Deering High School in the suburban Deering Center neighborhood. This curse was allegedly removed on 28 December 1998. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association. Maine Road holds the record for the highest attendance for a club in their normal home stadium in English club football, set in 1934 at an FA Cup sixth round match between Manchester City and Stoke City. A total of 10,048 fans came out to the 2016 homecoming game, a contest which saw Maine defeat No. The new surface was installed by Northeast FieldTurf Hue Inc., which is owned by former Black Bear football great John Huard (Class of '67). The final match was followed by performances by musical acts Badly Drawn Boy and Doves. A City director, John Ayrton, resigned from the board later in the decade and helped to form a breakaway club, Manchester Central F.C., which played at Belle Vue. In 2004, an average of 6,746 fans watched the Black Bears play in five home games. For long periods of its history Maine Road had the widest pitch in England. [4], Two sites in Belle Vue, East Manchester were suggested, but neither was deemed sufficient. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. [15] The match was won 1–0 by Manchester City. The stadium is one of several structures that make up the Poliesportivo Ayrton Senna Complex, which also includes the Nilson … For 18 seasons, Morse Field at Alfond Sports Stadium has served as one of the finest football facilities in the Northeast. By 1990, some areas of the ground were becoming outdated, and there was the need for the stadium to become all-seater following the outcome of the Taylor Report in January that year, and the Platt Lane stand was demolished in 1992. The entrance to the elevator is also located in this area, providing handicap access to the mezzanine, luxury and press box areas. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. The move to a larger stadium at Maine Road was backed by then manager Ernest Mangnall. 17 UAlbany by a score of 20-16. The molded chairs are mostly blue with some white seats forming a large letter "M". There were plans for further expansion at Maine Road to take the capacity to an all-seated 45,000, but these were abandoned in favour of a move to the City of Manchester Stadium built for the Commonwealth Games in 2002. The boxes also have sliding glass doors to allow air circulation and "pad sound." Baron Named Maine Chapter of National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete. "Our student-athletes will benefit the most from this and we are all grateful for the gift.". By Manchester City's last season at Maine Road in 2002–03, it was an all-seater stadium with a capacity of 35,150 and of haphazard design with stands of varying heights due to the ground being renovated several times over its 80-year history. The street was first known as Dog Kennel Lane. 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Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. The official 2019 Football schedule for the University of Maine Black Bears [7], Many were disappointed when a site in south Manchester was chosen. "The University of Maine football program can't thank Phil and Susan Morse, and John Huard enough for their help on this project," head coach Jack Cosgrove said. In the final season before the ground was closed, the pitch size was 107 x 71 metres (116.5 x 78 yards). Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. The first match at Maine Road took place on 25 August 1923 when 58,159 fans watched the home side beat Sheffield United 2–1. It hosted FA Cup semi-finals, Charity Shield matches, a League Cup final and England matches. Morse Field is named for Phillip and Susan Morse, Class of 1964, who contributed $2.15 million for the playing surface, lights and scoreboard. The first European match at the ground saw United thrash Belgian champions RSC Anderlecht 10–0 in the preliminary round, a competition record which lasted for 17 years. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. [15] A decision was taken to close the turnstiles with an attendance at approximately 85,000, 3000 short of what was thought to be the maximum capacity. The stadium has hosted concerts by many famous artists, including Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi, David Bowie, David Cassidy, Dire Straits, Faith No More, Fleetwood Mac, Guns N' Roses, Jean Michel Jarre, The New Power Generation, Oasis, Pink Floyd, Prince, Queen, Soundgarden, The Rolling Stones, Simple Minds and Mavis Staples, among others. Maine averaged 7,937 fans per game, besting the previous average game attendance mark by over 1,000 as the old record was set during the 2004 season (6,746). Funds were also raised through brick purchases. [22] The revamp of the Kippax was the second phase of a five-part development plan that would have cost £40million[23] and increased the stadium's capacity to 45,024. LIVE UPDATES: UMaine football team battles No. [18] It also hosted the rugby league match of the cross code challenge between Wigan Rugby League and Bath rugby union. Katahdin. The stadium features a field turf playing surface and a rubberized track. The most high-profile concert held at Maine Road was that of Mancunian band Oasis (themselves avowed Manchester City fans) in April 1996, a performance which was later released as a video, ...There and Then. It hosted FA Cup semi-finals, Charity Shield matches, a League Cup final and England matches. The club, which was founded in 1894, is a member of both the Liverpool County and Lancashire County Football Associations, and currently plays in the Northern Premier League Division One North West. Maine Road was a football stadium in Moss Side, Manchester, England, that was home to Manchester City F.C. Tickets were sold upwards of £250[24] and a crowd of 34,957, about 100 off maximum capacity filled Maine Road for the final day. It formed part of an ancient route south of Manchester. [14] The first changes to the ground took place in 1931, when the corner between the Main Stand and the Platt Lane end at the south of the ground was rebuilt to incorporate a roof. This figure is a national record for a league game. 8 Richmond . [31] However, none of the proposals came to fruition and some past City players stated their dismay at the stadium not being renovated for mixed-use sport stadium. [20] Over the course of the 1960s and 1970s, the Kippax became the part of the ground where the club's most vociferous fans congregated. The lower level has eight luxury boxes, and a University Administration box. There is a public art display commemorating the stadium and features a circular plate half open, symbolising the centre spot and the new emerging development which now sits on the Maine Road stadium.[36][37]. The stadium was the site of the 2000 commencement ceremony, Maine's first outdoor graduation since 1994. [29], Towards the end of Maine Road's lifespan there were proposals for other sports teams to make use of the stadium following City's relocation; Stockport County once expressed interest in moving there from Edgeley Park,[18][30] and in December 2000 Sale Sharks rugby union club was offered a lease for the stadium. [1] This renovation was the first of many, as Maine Road's layout and capacity was varied throughout its lifespan. A distinctive, red and striking beauty, the OPEL ARENA was built in 2011 as the new stadium of 1. The official Football page for the University of Maine Black Bears Maine Road's replacement, the City of Manchester Stadium has maintained this tradition of having a large pitch. [8], A 16.25 acre former brickworks on Maine Road was purchased for £5,500. There are also operations, coaches and statistician booths. ID: AAA83D (RM) The Maine Place a development by Prospect Homes, built on the site of Maine Road Stadium, former home to Manchester City F.C. [27] The two penalty spots and the centre spot were thought to be the most desired mementos, but all three had been cut out from the grass before the auction took place. Floodlights for the stadium were installed in 1953 and further development took place in 1957. This article is about the stadium. Maine Maritime Academy Football's Jim Bower, Dan Weamer, Wade Mondoux and Michael Burgess have been named to the Noontime Sports All-Decade (2010-2019) Maine D3 Football Team. There were further plans for expansion which would have taken the stadium's capacity to 45,000, but these were put on hold following City's relegation from the Premier League in 1996. The single-game attendance mark bested the previous record crowd of 10,048 from a 2004 home date with Northern Colorado. Plans to build Maine Road were first announced in May 1922, following a decision by Manchester City F.C. The first was the 1913 FA Cup Final, hosted by Crystal Palace with a crowd of 121,919. On a clear day, one also enjoys a picturesque view of the Stillwater River and Mt. More recently, it was featured in the 2000 film There's Only One Jimmy Grimble[41] and the 2003 ITV drama The Second Coming, which starred Christopher Eccleston.[42]. Maine Road was also the venue for a number of rugby league matches, hosting the Rugby Football League Championship Final eleven times between 1938 and 1956. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. For the football club, see. The University Development Office led a fundraising effort with key volunteer leaders to raise additional private monies for the project. FSV Mainz 05, but also as an event venue and a new figurehead of the city of Mainz. ID: CMRCM1 (RM) aerial view of the Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester City Football Club and showing the nearby sports development. These features make it stand out in football … The 2006 season was a special one for the stadium and the Black Bear football program, as the facility topped a quarter of a million fans (250,000) in attendance since the stadium opened in 1998. The final competitive match before the closure of the stadium took place on 11 May 2003 with a Premiership match against Southampton. Maine Road was a large football stadium in Moss Side, Manchester, England. The bricks, with people's names or other messages, are displayed in the southeast area of the stadium. [34], Two years later the go-ahead was given for a new housing development to take part on the site, consisting of 474 homes. [28] The auction lasted for seven hours and 1,000 supporters attended the auction with interest from clubs such as Preston North End and Norwich City for the bigger lots which could be reused. Maine Road opened on the 25 th of August 1923 with a match between Manchester City and Sheffield United (2-1). Estádio Nacional de Brasília Mané Garrincha, also known as Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, Estádio Nacional de Brasília, Arena Mané Garrincha or simply Mané Garrincha, is a football stadium and multipurpose arena, located at the Brasília, in the Distrito Federal. It marked the second gift made by the couple in the last 11 years, as they also donated $2.15 million for the playing surface in 1997. It takes its name from the street it was built on which also had a remarkable history. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. A crowd of 10,048 spectators were on hand to see Maine make its home debut against Northern Colorado on Sept. 11, 2004. Morse Field at Alfond Sports Stadium, a facility made possible by the generous donation of Harold Alfond, and Phillip and Susan (Keene) Morse, opened in grand fashion on Sept. 12, 1998. But the site was just 8 acres (32,000 m2) and an available lease of 50 years was deemed too short by the club,[6] so it was decided that City would move to Moss Side. Maine Road holds the record for the highest attendance for a club in their normal home stadium in English club football, set in 1934 at an FA Cup sixth round match between Manchester City and Stoke City. from 1923 to 2003. Ein bis heute bestehender Zuschauerrekord im englischen Vereinsfußball wurde 1934 erzielt, als 84.569 Zuschauer das FA-Cupspiel zwischen Stoke City und Manchester City sahen. [11], During construction, the stadium was reputedly cursed by a Gypsy when officials evicted a Gypsy camp from the area. The 2007 campaign was also a special year as it marked the 10th anniversary since construction of the stadium was completed and varsity athletic events were held on it. to leave their Hyde Road ground, which did not have room for expansion and its main stand had been severely damaged by fire in 1920. In June 1961, the American Christian evangelist Billy Graham attracted over 100,000 people to the stadium, over the course of four nights, as part of his UK tour. [26], An auction of the ground's fixtures and fittings took place in July 2003, raising £100,000, which was donated to community projects in the Moss Side area, which was undergoing a lengthy regeneration process. It was home to Manchester City F.C. There is also a men's and women's restroom at the luxury box level. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. [20] The next major redevelopment came in the 1970s, with the construction of the North Stand, a cantilevered stand which remained in place until the closure of Maine Road. A total of 39,686 fans came through the gates to watch the Black Bears compete during their five home games. The Maine Road match was between Manchester City and Stoke City in front of 84,569 fans in the sixth round of the FA Cup on 3 March 1934. However, the width was changed several times by managers wishing to alter the pitch size to suit their style of play. Marine. The grandstand, which increases the capacity of the stadium to 10,000, was made possible by a $3.1 million dollar donation from Harold Alfond. The press and luxury box levels, standing approximately 90 feet off the ground, provide both a great view of the contests and the entire athletic complex. Das Etihad-Stadion-3D-Puzzle kann in spektakulären Farben und Details in etwa 3-5 Stunden ohne Schere, Werkzeug oder Klebstoff nachgebildet werden, ein Muss für alle Fans von Man City. [15] Supporters witnessed a visiting Stoke team which included Stanley Matthews and City's team boasted players Frank Swift, Fred Tilson, Sam Cowan and Matt Busby. A crowd of 9,244 was on hand to watch the Black Bears' defeat New Hampshire, 52-28, in the inaugural game. The Daktronics scoreboard was donated by Phillip and Susan Morse. United paid City £5,000 per season, plus a share of gate receipts. All of the seats provide a clear unobstructed view of the field. Its place was taken by the all-seater Umbro Stand that also incorporated executive boxes, and was opened in March 1993. The scoreboard stands 32-feet, five-inches wide and 18-feet, five-inches tall. FSV Mainz 05 (under the name Coface Arena). The Black Bears set individual season attendance, average game attendance and single-game attendance records in 2016 under first-year head coach Joe Harasymiak. In addition, a number of wartime internationals were held at the ground. The top level of the building is devoted to media, including booths for three radio stations, a television broadcast area, and a print media room. The grandstand provides seating for approximately 6,000 people. The final match with standing permitted took place on 30 April 1994,[21] against Chelsea for a 2–2 draw. While most of the seating is bench style, there are also a number of molded chairback seats available to preferred donors and season-ticket holders. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. Paul Lamond 3885 3D-Puzzle Manchester City FC Etihad Stadion Spannendes 3D-Puzzle mit einem der berühmtesten britischen Stadien – Etihad, der Heimat des Fußballteams von Manchester City. May 15, 2020 Football. [43]. [25] City lost the match 1–0 with Michael Svensson scoring the stadium's last goal. This marked the peak capacity of the ground, estimated at around 88,000. The endzones will be navy blue with "Maine" being painted on in block lettering. Black Bear Nation continues to fill the stands to cheer on the exciting University of Maine football team. Morse Field at Harold Alfond Sports Stadium got a makeover during the summer of 2008 as new, state-of-the-art FieldTurf was installed. A block "M" will be displayed at midfield. In späteren Jahren besaß das Stadion allerdings nur noch eine Kapazität von 35.150 Sitzplätzen. [35] [44] The club previously based its headquarters at the social club adjoining Maine Road. Bei seiner Eröffnung war es nach dem Londoner Wembley-Stadion das zweitgrößte Fußballstadion in England. The stadium could hold about 85,000 spectators at that time, which made it the largest stadium in England after Wembley Stadium. The Black Bears set individual season attendance, average game attendance and single-game attendance records in 2016 under first-year head coach Joe Harasymiak. The monochrome full matrix board can provide information for football and track meets, and can also provide simple animation. 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