Stadium:MK facts for kids
View towards the North Stand as of 9 June 2009 in an England U21 international
|Location||Denbigh, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom|
|Capacity||22,000 all seated|
|Field size||105 m x 68 m|
|Broke ground||17 February 2005|
|Opened||29 November 2007 (first game 18 July 2007)|
|Architect||Populous (then HOK Sport)|
|Main contractors||Buckingham Group Contracting|
|Milton Keynes Dons F.C.|
Stadium:MK is a football stadium in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. The Milton Keynes Dons F.C. football club has played there since it opened in July 2007. Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the stadium on 3rd December 2007.
As of 2011[update], 22,000 people can fit in the stadium. The owners have a plan to increase the capacity to 33,000 as soon as they get the money.
The stadium is beside the junction of the A5 road with the A421 road.
Images for kids
Pete Winkelman, who led Inter MK and the Milton Keynes Stadium Consortium, and subsequently became chairman of Milton Keynes Dons F.C. (2011 photograph)
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