Updated: 20/03/2012 11:53 | By pa.press.net

Old Trafford



Old Trafford, home of Manchester United and a venue for the Olympic football. (© Press Association)

Old Trafford, home of Manchester United and a venue for the Olympic football.

Capacity: 75,811

Completion date: Pre-existing

Sports: Football

Events: 2

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Transport links: Rail - Manchester United FC Rail

Old Trafford is the largest stadium in England outside of London and is famous right around the world as the home of Manchester United FC, being able to seat close to 76,000 spectators. The venue will host nine matches as part of the Olympic football tournament at London 2012 - including the men's and women's semi-final matches and one of the group matches of the Great Britain men's team. Known as the 'Theatre of Dreams', the stadium also hosts rugby league matches and it has been selected as one of the venues for the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup.

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