Old Trafford Football Ground
The ‘Theatre of Dreams’ & home to Manchester United – the most decorated club in English football history. Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England – just near Salford & Media City. With a capacity of 74,994, it is the largest club football stadium in the United Kingdom and the eleventh-largest in Europe (Wikipedia).
The famous home of Manchester United welcomes visitors from around the world on non-matchdays and business trips as well as fans on match days who flock to watch their beloved team play.
The Megastore sells all kinds of Manchester United merchandise and memorabilia from customised shirts to novelty souvenirs, you’re sure to find a gift or memento to suit. You can also enjoy a meal at the Red Café which is open seven days a week apart from match days.
The best way to make the most of your visit to the Old Trafford Stadium is to book the Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour Experience. Immerse yourself in the history of the club and experience a behind the scenes look at the Theatre of Dreams including the team dressing room, tunnel, dugout and exclusive areas like the Press and VIP room.
Facts About The Etihad
- Fans who have purchased season tickets for 25+ years for the same seats, year after year, are thanked by Manchester United by having their names printed onto plaques on the underside of their seats.
- The pitch is 97% artificial grass and 3% real grass.
- Old Trafford opened its doors in February of 1910.
- Old Trafford was heavily bombed during World War II, with the bombing of March 1941 destroying most of the stadium. During reconstruction, the team played their home games at the home of Manchester City until Old Trafford was completed.
- Old Trafford holds 74,994 seats. Of those, 73% are taken by season ticket holders.