Idrottsparken

Idrottsparken

Now called Nya Parken, Idrottsparken is a multi-purpose venue located in Norrköping. Dating back to 1903 it is the home ground for three teams, IFK Norrköping, IK Sleipner and IF Sylvia. It is mainly used for football, helping host World Cup 1958 and Euro 1992.

Idrottsparken hosted three matches during the World Cup 1958 finals. Two fixtures were Group 2 games, the other being a quarter-final between France and Northern Ireland.


Location: Norrköping

Capacity: 20,000

Construction: Opened 1904, Renovated 2009

Matches: France 7 : 3 Paraguay (June 8), Paraguay 3 : 2 Scotland (June 11), quarter-final France 4 : 0 Northern Ireland (June 19)


World Cup 1958 Venues : Rasunda Stadium, Ullevi Stadium, Malmo Stadion, Olympia, Tunavallen, Idrottsparken, Jernvallen, Rimnersvallen, Ryavallen, Orjans Vall, Eyravallen and Arosvallen.