Sóstói Stadium

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Sóstói Stadium
Sóstói Stadium
The new main grandstand with VIP boxes (2009)
place Csíkvári utca 10 8000 Székesfehérvár , Hungary
Coordinates 47 ° 10 '25.6 "  N , 18 ° 24' 54.9"  E Coordinates: 47 ° 10 '25.6 "  N , 18 ° 24' 54.9"  E
opening 1967
First game September 20, 1967
VT Vasas - FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt 2: 3
Renovations 2002, 2005
demolition 2016
surface Natural grass
capacity 14,135 seats
playing area 105 × 68 m

The Sóstói Stadium was a football stadium with a six-lane athletics facility in the Hungarian city ​​of Székesfehérvár ( German  Stuhlweissenburg ) in Fejér County . The football club MOL Vidi FC played its home games on the facility .


The stadium, which opened in 1967, last offered 14,135 seats; 3,500 of them covered. The first game took place on September 20, 1967 between VT Vasas and FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt (2: 3).

The stadium had its greatest day on May 8, 1985. The club, then called Videoton Székesfehérvár, had the 1985 UEFA Cup final after victories against Dukla Prague , Paris Saint-Germain , FK Partizan Belgrade , Manchester United and FK Željezničar Reached Sarajevo . 40,000 spectators came to the stadium in Székesfehérvár for the first leg against Real Madrid (0: 3). This was the record number of visitors to the sports facility.

The venue has been renovated in recent years, including a. a new covered grandstand with was VIP - lodges built with 200 seats, 120 seats for journalists installed and installed new plastic seats at the stadium in the club colors of red and blue.

In 2015, the games of Videoton FC in the 2nd and 3rd qualifying round of the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League against The New Saints FC (1-1 apt) and against BATE Baryssau (1-1) took place in the stadium.

New building

In November 2014, Videoton FC presented plans to renovate the Sóstói stadium. See the renovation of the grandstand with space reorganization, expansion of the planning VIP - boxes before type region and the glazing of the facade. In addition, three new grandstands will be built and turn the sports facility with athletics facility into a pure football stadium. The audience capacity drops slightly to 14,250 visitors, all of whom will find covered seats. With 1,450 seats, around 10 percent of the seats are available for guest fans. The converted home of Videoton FC will meet the requirements of UEFA stadium category 4 . The planned period of work was dated from September 2015 to the end of 2016. As a substitute venue, Videoton FC will move to the Pancho Arena in Felcsút, about 40 to 45 kilometers away . The demolition took place in 2016 and the new building started in November of that year. The MOL Aréna Sóstó , the club that has since been renamed MOL Vidi FC, opened on November 21, 2018 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. magyarfutball.hu: Székesfehérvár, Sóstói Stadium (English, Hungarian)
  2. magyarfutball.hu: Match report UEFA Cup Final 1985 (Hungarian)
  3. stadionwelt.de: Draft for Sóstói Stadium presents article from September 14, 2014
  4. stadiumdb.com: New design: Sóstói Stadium in Szekesfehervar Article from September 14, 2014 (English)