Foxboro Stadium

Foxboro Stadium

Originally known as the Schaefer Stadium (and later Sullivan Stadium), Foxboro Stadium opened in 1971, primarily as the home ground for American football team the New England Patriots. It has also been used for soccer, hosting MLS team New England Revolution as well as Men's and Women's World Cup matches in 1994 and 1999. Apart from sport, the venue has been used to host concerts including those by the likes of The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd and Madonna.

Foxboro Stadium hosted six matches during World Cup 1994, including a last-sixteen match and one of the quarter-finals.


Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Capacity: 53,644

Construction: Construction started in 1970, the stadium opening in 1971. It closed and was demolished in 2002.

Matches: Argentina 4 : 0 Greece (June 21), Bolivia 0 : 0 South Korea (June 23), Argentina 2 : 1 Nigeria (June 25), Greece 0 : 2 Nigeria (June 30), Nigeria 1 : 2 Italy (July 5), quarter-final Italy 2 : 1 Spain (July 9)


World Cup 1994 Venues : Rose Bowl, Pontiac Silverdome, Stanford Stadium, Giants Stadium, Citrus Bowl, Soldier Field, Cotton Bowl, Foxboro Stadium and Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium.