Vicente Calderon

Vicente Calderon

Home to Atletico Madrid, the Vicente Calderon Stadium is locatedin the Arganzuela district of Madrid. Originally called the Manzanares Stadium (Estadio Manzanares), its names was changed in honour of the famous Atletico club president. The venue regularly plays host to the Spanish national team and has been rated as a 5-star stadium since 2003.

The Vicente Calderon Stadium was used for three World Cup 1982 matches. All of these games were second round clashes, involving Austria, France and Northern Ireland.


Location: Madrid

Capacity: 65,695

Construction: Opened in 1967, Renovated in 1982

Matches: Austria 0 : 1 France (June 28), Austria 2 : 2 Northern Ireland (July 1), and Northern Ireland 1 : 4 France (July 4).


World Cup 1982 Venues : Santiago Bernabeu, Vicente Calderon, Camp Nou, Sarria, Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Benito Villamarin, San Mames, Jose Zorrilla, La Rosaleda, Luis Casanova, La Romareda, Martinez Valero, Carlos Tartiere, El Molinon, Jose Rico Perez, Balaidos and Riazor.