|Game between Veria FC and PAOK Saloniki in September 2013|
|place||Veria , Greece|
|owner||City of Veria|
|Renovations||1997, 2005, 2007, 2013|
|playing area||104 m × 70 m|
The Veria Stadium ( Greek Στάδιο Βέροιας , full name Δημοτικό Στάδιο Βέροιας , German Municipal Stadium Veria ) is a football stadium with an athletics facility in the Greek city of Veria . It is mainly used for soccer games and has served as the venue for the local soccer club Veria FC since 1960 .
The stadium was built in 1925 by members of the music and sports association GMS Megas Alexandros and has been renovated and rebuilt several times since then, mostly to change the audience capacity. The stadium currently holds 7,000 spectators. It is about 1.5 kilometers north of the city center on the outskirts of the town of Veria.
Renovations and conversions
In 1997, the football club Veria FC, in collaboration with the Veria city council, built a roof over the west stand, followed by the installation of an electric scoreboard in 1998 . In 2005 a floodlight system was installed in the stadium , at the same time the capacity was reduced to 5,300 spectators. As the number of spectators increased and Veria FC returned to the Greek Super League , the construction of a north and south grandstand was approved in 2007. After completion of the construction work, the stadium could now hold 7,000 spectators for football matches. With a view to hosting the U-19 European Football Championship in 2015 , various areas of the stadium were improved and renovated in 2013, also so that higher-ranking events can take place in Veria in the future.
The most popular game in the Veria Stadium was the duel between Veria FC and the Doxa Dramas team on April 14, 1970. The game was watched by 10,135 spectators, many of them without tickets. In July 2015, the Veria Stadium hosted a number of games from the 2015 U-19 European Football Championship . The UEFA chose the stadium as one were of three venues for the tournament, played in Veria four games of the group stage.
- veriafc.gr: website of the stadium (Greek)