The dimensions of all football fields First

The dimensions of all football fields First
The pitch of Levante is one of the longest in Spain.

Jordi Alba phe muttered in 2014 a phrase that sounds cliché in many players: “this field is small”. It referred to the City of Valencia, the Levante stadium where Barcelona tied at one that year and missed the opportunity to become the sole leader. A phrase that for many may be obvious but analyzing the dimensions of the Levantine enclosure is not far.

The Ciutat de Valencia has a standard size of 107×67, recommended by FIFA and very similar to having the Camp Nou or the Bernabeu. Being a stadium with less capacity or the stands more or less near the lawn can lead to many coliseums to give a picture of small field but reality dictates far from well in most cases, leaving aside those parties or gatherings where teams specifically reduce the size of your home to harm rival.

FIFA as we mentioned recommend using the standardized 105×68 (binding in World) but it allows the rules to use for length measures ranging from 90 until the 120 meters and 45 until 90 in width to national championships and fork 100-110 for international tournaments long by 64-75 width.

experts from Mundosilbate, a major Spanish supplier of equipment for clubs, referees and sports facilities, explain that the difference between the widest and narrowest fields (talking about those qualified for international competitions) can be well understood from the length of the goal, which is almost two and a half meters, which leaves more than 36 meters the distance between the corner line and the goal post on the widest pitches, while this distance is little more than 30 meters in the narrowest. those almost 6 meters are a very critical difference when taking a corner or a pass from the side”.

Having said that, How are the Spanish fields? What it is the most largo¿ And the wider? As well, most respond to the recommendation of FIFA but for example the Martinez Valero in Elche has 108×70 It is the longest and the Vallecas 100×65 proving to be the shortest and narrow. curiously, the width does not belong to any team but the first 105 Helmántico Salamanca×72.

The stadium Helmántico Salamanca is the widest in Spain.
The stadium Helmántico Salamanca is the widest in Spain. PHOTO: Brand

The dimensions of the Spanish football stadiums

Mediterranean Games (Almería): 105×68 – 15.000 viewers
San Mames (Athletic): 105×68 – 53.332 viewers
Wanda Metropolitano (Athletic): 105 x 70 – 68.456 viewers
Camp Nou (Barcelona): 105×68 – 98.787 viewers
balaídos (Celtic): 105×69 – 29.000 viewers
Martínez Valero (Elche): 108×70 – 36.017 viewers
Cornellà – The field (Espanyol): 105×68 – 40.500 viewers
Coliseum Alfonso Pérez (Getafe): 105×70 – 17.000 viewers
Los Carmenes (Granada): 105×69 – 22.500 viewers
Valencia City (Levante): 107×67- 24.676 viewers
The Rose Garden (Málaga): 105×68 – 28.963 viewers
El Sadar (Osasuna): 105×67,5 – 19.800 viewers
Estadio de Vallecas (Vallecano Ray): 100×65 – 14.708 viewers
Benito Villamarin (Real Betis): 107×68 – 51.700 viewers
Santiago Bernabeu (Real Madrid): 105×68 – 80.000 viewers
Anoeta (Real society): 105×68 – 32.000 viewers
Sanchez Pizjuan (Sevilla): 105×70 – 45.500 viewers
Mestalla (Valencia): 105×68 – 52.600 viewers
José Zorrilla (Valladolid): 105×68 – 26.512 viewers
Stadium Ceramics (Villarreal): 105×68 – 24.500 viewers

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982


2 thoughts on “The dimensions of all football fields First

  1. The funny thing is that there are second and second fields B with larger pitch than first. Another thing is the stadium itself. But I speak of the land where players play, lawn go.

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