St James' Park

football stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

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

St. James' Park
SJP, Gallowgate
St James' Park in 2007.
LocationSt. James' Park,
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4ST
Coordinates54°58′32″N 1°37′18″W / 54.97556°N 1.62167°W / 54.97556; -1.62167Coordinates: 54°58′32″N 1°37′18″W / 54.97556°N 1.62167°W / 54.97556; -1.62167
Opened1892
Expanded1998–2000
OwnerNewcastle United
SurfaceGrass
Capacity52,405
Field dimensions115 × 74.4 yards (105 × 68 metres)
TenantsNewcastle West End F.C. (1886–1892)
Newcastle United F.C. (1892–present)

International matchesEdit

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 usesEdit

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.