Stadio Renato Dall'Ara

multi-purpose stadium in Bologna, Italy

Stadio Renato Dall'Ara is a multi-purpose stadium in Bologna, Italy. It is mostly for football matches. It is the home stadium of Bologna F.C. 1909. The stadium was built in 1927. It has a capacity of 38,279. It has also been known as the Stadio Littoriale [1] and the Stadio Comunale. The stadium is named after Renato Dall'Ara, who was a former president of Bologna. The stadium hosted matches at the 1934 FIFA World Cup and the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

Stadio Renato Dall'Ara
Former namesStadio Littoriale (1927–1945)
Stadio Comunale (1945–1983)
LocationBologna, Italy
OwnerBologna City Council
OperatorBologna F.C. 1909
Capacity31,070
SurfaceGrass
105x68m
Construction
Started1925
Opened1927
Renovated2015
Tenants
Bologna F.C. (1927–present)
Italy national football team (selected matches)
Panorama of Stadio Renato Dall'Ara

FIFA World CupEdit

The Stadio Renato Dall'Ara has been a venue at 2 FIFA World Cup tournaments.

1934 FIFA World CupEdit

The stadium was used for two matches at the 1934 FIFA World Cup. It hosted the following matches:

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
1934-05-27   Sweden 3–2   Argentina Round of 16
1934-05-31   Austria 2–1   Hungary Quarter-Finals

1990 FIFA World CupEdit

The stadium was one of the stadiums used at the 1990 FIFA World Cup. It hosted the following matches:

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
1990-06-09   United Arab Emirates 0–2   Colombia Group D
1990-06-14   Yugoslavia 1–0   Colombia Group D
1990-06-19   Yugoslavia 4–1   United Arab Emirates Group D
1990-06-26   England 1–0 (a.e.t.)   Belgium Round of 16

Other National Team MatchesEdit

The stadium is one of the stadiums used by the Italian national team. It has hosted the following matches:

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Competition
May 29, 1927   Italy 2-0   Spain Friendly
November 6, 1927   Italy 0-2   Austria 1927–30 Central European International Cup
March 3, 1929   Italy 4–1   Czechoslovakia 1927–30 Central European International Cup
June 22, 1930   Italy 1–0 (a.e.t.)   Spain Friendly
January 25, 1931   Italy 5-0   France Friendly
January 1, 1933   Italy 3-1   Germany Friendly
November 20, 1938   Italy 2-0    Switzerland Friendly
March 5, 1950   Italy 3-1   Belgium Friendly
February 15, 1956   Italy 2-0   France Friendly
May 24, 1961   Italy 3-2   Northern Ireland Friendly
December 2, 1962   Italy 6-0   Turkey 1964 European Nations' Cup qualifying Preliminary Round
December 5, 1964   Italy 3-1   Denmark Friendly
June 14, 1966   Italy 6-1   Bulgaria Friendly
September 23, 1981   Italy 3-2   Bulgaria Friendly
October 8, 1986   Italy 2-0   Greece Friendly
October 14, 1989   Italy 0-1   Brazil Friendly
June 5, 1999   Italy 4-0   Wales UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying (Group 1)
May 31, 2013   Italy 4-0   San Marino Friendly
November 17, 2015   Italy 2-2   Romania Friendly
September 7, 2018   Italy 1-1   Poland 2018–19 UEFA Nations League Group A3

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Stadio Renato Dall'Ara" (in Italian). Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. accessed 9 September 2015

Other websitesEdit


Coordinates: 44°29′32.33″N 11°18′34.80″E / 44.4923139°N 11.3096667°E / 44.4923139; 11.3096667