Estadio Municipal De Leiria Dr. Magalhaes Pessoa, Leiria

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The Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa (Dr. Magalhães Pessoa Stadium) is a football stadium in Leiria, Portugal, built as a venue for the UEFA Euro 2004 finals held in Portugal. It is the home for Leiria's main football club, União de Leiria. It was designed by Tomás Taveira in 2003. The stadium contains different coloured seats as well as an athletics track and has a capacity of 13,888. The stadium has also hosted the Portuguese SuperCup in 2006 and 2007.Games heldDuring the UEFA Euro 2004 finals, the stadium hosted Croatia's matches against Switzerland in a 0–0 draw and France in a 2–2 draw in Group B. It also hosted the Portuguese SuperCup of 2006 in a game where FC Porto won against Vitória de Setúbal 3–0 with goals from Anderson, Adriano, and Vieirinha. The following year, in 2007, it again played host to the Portuguese SuperCup, but this time Sporting Clube de Portugal won the title against Porto by a score of 1–0, with a superb long-range shot from the Russian Marat Izmailov.
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  • December 19, 2016
    Very large stadium. With good conditions for games and espétaculos. The Interior arcades have possibilities to be used for various purposes.
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  • July 18, 2016
    One of the most surprising things of cities in Portugal are its impressive football stadiums. For cities so small (relatively) stages are immense. You will find it by one of the entrances to the city.
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  • March 31, 2016
    Stadium likely redevelopment for Euro 2004. Interestingly, it has not removed the treadmills, but one of the tribunes removed. The stadium looks snug. In addition, Cristiano not scored a penalty kick in the match for the team, what I witnessed. Weekend car parking turns into market.
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  • Football...what else?! Not Just that...but mainly! Castle of Leiria 5/ 10 minutes of a Nice walk from this stadium
  • This stadium has a great location , great parking, and great roadways to arrive there. The big problem is like what other viewers have stated is it is very under utilized. There could be more events such as Sobre Rodas which would bring in more people and also make it financially rewarding for the city of Leiria. I believe a series of summer concerts, local soccer games, open air markets from different regions of the country would help stimulate interest in the city of Leiria and also help pay the expenses of the stadium. Long live Leiria!
  • One of the best stadiums I've ever run in my life. Just breathtaking...
  • Lovely for sports
  • Good seats and has some great events!

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