Old Town Stadium Project

With our “Old Town Stadium Project”, we not only celebrate some of the most iconic football fields in their original glory, but also your local stadiums as they looked in the old days. Images that embody the love for your City. Most of our “Old Town Stadium” project graphic designs are limited edition t-shirts which we made exclusively for some of our retailers across Europe and are not therefore available from our estore. Are you interested in buying one of these t-shirts or do you run a shop and wish us to make a limited edition t-shirt with the image of your local stadium?
Officially named Stade Maurice Dufrasne, the home of Standard Liège is known as Stade de Sclessin from the neighborhood where it stands. Built in 1909 it hosted a 1972 European Championship game, and three from the 2000 games.
Stade de Sclessin – Liège
Built in 1931 as Stadio Littorio, it’s located in the city center and hosted the domestic competitions of Salernitana until 1990. With a capacity of 9,000, it has welcomed the Italian Under 21 National Team, the Grande Torino in 1948, and was even used as the set of the film by Nanni Loy “The Four Days of Naples”.
Donato Vestuti Stadium – Salerno
Built in 1963 to replace the old Bentegodi stadium which dated back to 1910. Located in the city center, it reached a record attendance of 47,896 spectators at Verona-Rome in 1983. Currently the capacity has been reduced to 31,045 and also hosts the domestic competitions of Hellas Verona and Chievo. The Curva Sud is Hellas’ hottest terrace.
Marcantonio Bentegodi Stadium – Verona
Built in 1925 at the behest of the then AC Milan President Piero Pirelli, it underwent two major renovations in 1955 and 1990, and since 1980 is named after Giuseppe Meazza. It hosted the inaugural Argentina-Cameroon game, as well as four European Cup finals and a historic gig by Bob Marley. In 2009 The Times elected it as the second most beautiful stadium in the world.
San Siro Stadium – Milan
The home of Naples began in 1952, although it was only inaugurated in 1959. Located in the popular district of Fuorigrotta, it was initially known as Stadio del Sole. In 1974, on the occasion of Naples-Juventus, it reached to accommodate as many as 90,736 spectators. It was the scene of the now infamous semi-final Italy-Argentina.
San Paolo Stadium – Naples
Officially called Stadio Luigi Ferraris, the Marassi, (name of the district that hosts the plant) was built in 1910 by the will of the President of Genoa CFC Edoardo Pasteur. In 1949, on the occasion of Italy-Portugal, it hosted 60,000 spectators, even the colourful and alcoholic fans of Scotland and Ireland. It’s currently home to Genoa CFC and Sampdoria.
Marassi Stadium – Genova
The home of Alessandria, it was built in 1929 under the name of Campo del Littorio, with the local team just promoted to Serie A. In 1956 it hosted 25,000 fans, although currently the capacity is set at just 5,926. Gianni Rivera, the future winner of the Ballon d’Or took his first steps on that pitch.
Giuseppe Moccagatta Stadium – Alessandria
The home of Paris Saint-Germain was under construction in 1967 and opened in 1972 in the location of the velodrome that had existed there since 1897. It was the home of the French National Team until 1998, and PSG first set foot there in 1974. Located near the town of Boulogne, it currently hosts 47,929 spectators.
Stade du Parc de Princes – Paris
Officially named Puskás Ferenc Stadion, it was inaugurated in 1953. The site of Hungarian National Team’s famous reached a record capacity of 104,000 spectators in 1956 at Vasas Budapest-Rapid Wien. It was demolished in 2017, when it had a capacity of 38,652. It also hosted large concerts to the likes of Queen and The Rolling Stones.
Népstadion – Budapest
Officially named Stadion Feijenoord, the Feyenoord stadium was built in 1935. It holds the record of having the most European Cup finals played there. It hosted five European Championship matches in 2000, including the France-Italy final. In 2002 the local team won the UEFA Cup against Borussia Dortmund. The current capacity is 51,117.
Stadion De Kuip – Rotterdam
Stadion De Meer was built in 1934 by Ajax. It also hosted 29,500 spectators, although the capacity was reduced to 19,000. It was the theatre of the internal enterprises of the great Ajax by Johan Cruyff. Demolished in 1998, the areas around the old stadium were named after famous stadiums of the world.
Stadion De Meer – Amsterdam
Officially named Estadio Alberto José Armando, was built in 1938 in the popular district of La Boca. In 1940, on the occasion of Boca Juniors-San Lorenzo, the capacity reached a record attendance of 57,395 spectators. Diego Armando Maradona, who played in the club before moving to Europe owned a VIP stage in the stands.
Estadio Bombonera – Buenos Aires
Officially named Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, it was inaugurated in the 1950 World Cup. There was played the decisive match of the final round of Brazil-Uruguay in which Seleção was massively defeated, episode became known as Maracanazo. It currently hosts the domestic matches of Flamengo and Fluminense.
Estádio do Maracanã – Rio de Janeiro
The Estadio Centenario, home of the Uruguay National Team, was built in 1930 to host the first World Cup, which saw the disputes of ten matches, including the final Uruguay-Argentina. In 1930 the Uruguay-Yugoslavia match saw the presence of 79,867 spectators. Currently the stadium can accommodate 60,235.
Estadio Centenario – Montevideo
Built in 1876 to host athletics competitions, the “Bridge” was initially proposed in 1904 to Fulham F.C, but the club declined the offer. Then the owners decided to create their own club and that was how Chelsea was born. Currently the capacity is 41,631. The historic home terrace is known as The Shed.
Stamford Bridge – London
Built in 1956 as the Lenin Stadium, it was the home of the former USSR National Team and the current Russian National Team,It hosted the 2008 Champions League final against Manchester United-Chelsea and seven matches of the 2018 World Cup, including the France-Croatia final USSR-Italy.
Lužniki Stadium – Moscow
Initially known as the Giovanni Berta Stadium, the Artemio Franchi was built in 1930 in the district of Campo di Marte, as the home of Fiorentina. In 1961 Fiorentina won the Cup Winners’ Cup against the Glasgow Rangers, and in 1954 was even overlooked by a UFO! The current capacity is 43,147.
Artemio Franchi Stadium – Florence
Also known as La Favorita, from the park in which it’s housed, the Barbera was built in 1931. The SSD Palermo house can has a capacity of 36,365 spectators and hosted three games of Italia ’90. Between the 1980s and 1990s it was the venue for several concerts, including those of Frank Sinatra, Duran Duran and Spandau Ballet.
Renzo Barbera Stadium – Palermo
Officially named Stadio Claudio Tomei, the house of SSD Sora is known as Sferracavallo, from the street in which it’s located. Built in 1928, it underwent a profound restyling in 2014. It has a capacity of 5,000 spectators.
Sferracavallo Stadium – Sora
Piazza d’Armi, a place in Turin intended for troop rallies and their parades, was one of the first stadiums used by Juventus from 1897 in unofficial competitions. From 1900 to 1902 it was used for official home games, but was revived in 1904 and 1907, before finally being abandoned.
La Storia Infinita – FC Juventus
Talking about Stadio Filadelfia means talking about the history of Torino. It was born as Campo Torino in 1926 by the will of the then President of Torino Earl Enrico Marone of Cinzano in via Filadelfia 36 and had a capacity of 30,000.
Filadelfia Stadium – Torino
The Boleyn Ground, the historic former home of West Ham United, was built in 1904 in East London. It is also remembered as Upton Park. During World War II the pitch was hit by a German bomb. It once hosted England’s national team in 2003 against Australia, a match also remembered for recording Wayne Rooney’s debut in the Three Lions jersey.
Boleyn Ground – London
The Stadio Olimpico in Rome was designed in 1927 as the Stadio dei Cipressi, before being completely modernized in 1953 with the new name of Stadio dei Centomila, before becoming the Stadio Olimpico again after the assignment to Rome of the 1960 Olympics. Also, from 1953 it was used by Lazio and Roma for their home games.
Olimpico – Roma
The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid was built in 1944 by order of Real Madrid and was inaugurated in 1947 as the Chamartín Stadium with the match between Real and Belenenses. In 1955 it was renamed the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, in honour of the club’s historic President. It hosted two European Championship matches.
Santiago Bernabéu – Madrid
The Stadion Dziesiêciolecia was built in 1954 in Warsaw by the will of the Republic of Poland. Opened in 1955, it could accommodate up to 71.008 fans. It hosted matches of the Polish national team, the Polish Cup Finals, athletics competitions, gigs, political gatherings and even Pope John Paul II was a guest there.
Stadion Dziesiêciolecia – Warsaw
The Oosterpark Stadion in Groningen opened on 30th September 1933. After several renovations over the years it was closed in 2005, so that Groningen moved into the new Euroborg.At the time of closure the capacity was 11,224 spectators, although it has even reached 22,000. It has also hosted two matches of the Dutch national team.
Oosterpark Stadion – Groningen
The Giovanni Zini Stadium in Cremona, named after a Cremonese goalkeeper who died during the World War I, was inaugurated in 1929 and has a capacity of 16,003 seats. The Curva Sud, the hottest terrace of the Cremonese football, is named after Erminio Favalli.
Giovanni Zini – Cremona
The Stadio della Vittoria in Bari was built in 1933 and inaugurated in 1934. Unfortunately, on December 2nd, 1943, two bombs hit the stadium causing serious damage. After the war The Stadio della Vittoria was completely renovated, so much so that it hosted a match of the Italian national football team on December 14th 1947.
Noi della Vittoria – Bari
The Tardini Stadium stands out thanks to its famous monumental entrance, but above all it has close proximity to the city center and it’s easy reaching the field.  The Tardini Stadium is the sixth oldest Italian football ground still in use with a capacity of 22,352 spectators. It was the idea of Ennio Tardini, who was influenced by French and German projects while celebrating the history of Parma.
Tardini Stadium – Parma
Stadio Adriatico, in full Stadio Adriatico Giovanni Cornacchia, opened in 1955 with a friendly between Pescara and Como. The stadium was built as part of a round of investments for the 1960 Olympics in Rome and hosted a few games during the football tournament. The oval stadium was designed by architect Luigi Piccinato, who was inspired by the style of the Roman Stadio Olimpico, which opened two years earlier.
Adriatico Stadium – Pescara
Prior to the Second World War, the biggest stadium in Naples was the famous Partenopeo Stadium, also known as the Ascarelli Stadium, later destroyed by bombing raids in 1942.  Now the title is acquired by Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, formerly known as Stadio San Paolo, which is also the fourth largest football stadium in Italy.  Constructions began on 27 April 1952.
Maradona Stadium – Napoli
The first ‘Bentegodi Stadium’ was built in 1910 in the heart of the city, but it wasn’t until 1957 that the Bentegodi staged the city’s first Serie A match, when Hellas Verona competed in Serie A for the very first time. Later, Leopoldo Baruchello designed a new stadium with an innovative project that featured three overlapping tiers of terracing. It was inaugurated on 15 December 1963.
Bentegodi Stadium – Verona
At the turn of the 20th century, the Testaccio district was one of the very poorest areas of Rome but by the time Campo Testaccio opened its gates in 1929, Testaccio had evolved into a busy working-class district. Capable of holding 20,000 supporters, Campo Testaccio rapidly became a fortress for AS Roma as the club began to fulfil its original brief of challenging the northern clubs.
Campo Testaccio – Roma

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