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St. James' Park
SJP, Gallowgate
St James' Park in 2007.
Location St. James' Park,
Newcastle upon Tyne
Coordinates 54°58′32″N 1°37′18″W / 54.97556°N 1.62167°W / 54.97556; -1.62167
Owner Newcastle United
Capacity 52,405
Field size 115 × 74.4 yards (105 × 68 metres)
Surface Grass
Opened 1892
Expanded 1998–2000
Newcastle West End F.C. (1886–1892)
Newcastle United F.C. (1892–present)

St James' Park is a football stadium in Newcastle, England. It is the current home stadium of Newcastle United.

International matches

Date Result Competition
18 March 1901  England 6–0  Wales British Home Championship
6 April 1907  England 1–1  Scotland British Home Championship
15 November 1933  England 1–2  Wales British Home Championship
9 November 1938  England 4–0  Norway Friendly
10 June 1996  Romania 0–1  France Euro 1996
13 June 1996  Bulgaria 1–0  Romania Euro 1996
18 June 1996  France 3–1  Bulgaria Euro 1996
5 September 2001  England 2–0  Albania World Cup 2002 Qualifying
18 August 2004  England 3–0  Ukraine Friendly
30 March 2005  England 2–0  Azerbaijan World Cup 2006 Qualifying

St.James' Park hosted three matches of the Euro 1996 and also hosted some matches during the 2012 Olympic Games and for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Other uses

The stadium was used by many great musicians like The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Queen, Bob Dylan, Bryan Adams & Rod Stewart, among others.

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See also

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