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Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff

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The Cardiff City Stadium is a football stadium in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, Wales. It is the home of Cardiff City Football Club and the Wales national football team.Following expansion of the Ninian Stand in July 2014, the stadium now officially holds 33,280 supporters - meaning that it is the 24th largest stadium in the United Kingdom in terms of capacity. The stadium replaced Ninian Park as Cardiff City's home ground in 2009, and is managed by Cardiff City Stadium Ltd., which is owned by Cardiff City Football Club Holdings Ltd. It also hosted the home matches of the Cardiff Blues rugby union team until the 2011–12 season, although originally the Blues had a lease until 2029.After the Millennium Stadium, it is the second largest stadium in Cardiff and in Wales. The stadium is part of the Leckwith development, which also includes the Cardiff International Sports Stadium. A branded sponsor name will be assigned as and when the naming rights are sold. The stadium was officially opened on 22 July 2009, with Cardiff City playing a friendly match against Celtic.OverviewThe stadium was built on the site of the former Cardiff Athletics Stadium and forms part of the larger Leckwith development. The 60acre development was estimated to cost £100m and include construction of the following: A 28,018 seater stadiumA new athletics stadium (Cardiff International Sports Stadium)470000sqft retail development between 13 major retailers (Capital Retail Park)A housing development on the site of Ninian ParkBrand new 70 room hotel with bar & restaurantA new road system
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  • August 17, 2017
    The best place to watch a game of football. Modern premises- family friendly- in a brilliant city. The beer is a bit pricey inside the ground but that's what you expect. A good day out to watch a good...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    I have attended many football matches at this stadium including both Cardiff city and Wales matches. The seats always have a fantastic view.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Great place but there could be some improvements. It is a little bit cold in there. It is very good it's very tidy when no one throws litter on the floor. The only thing that spoils it is the score of...  more »
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  • What a fabulous Stadium and a team can't wait for the next season and hopefully they can make the Premier League
  • You used to be blue and now your red, and yuv got an owner who's gone in the head, JOKE CLUB LMAO LMAO LMAO LMAO.
  • Wot a grate football team
  • absolute love watching Cardiff play, congratulations to the whole team and manager for heading to the premier league next season, cannot wait to play Swansea in league
  • Terrible a rubbish team who do not diseve to be in the premier league

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Cardiff is a compact city, easily explored on foot, from accommodations in its pedestrianized city center. Top-notch hotels and B&Bs are only a short walk from the major attractions and popular shops. The Welsh countryside, along with its quaint country hotels, is easily accessible from Cardiff's centrally located main train station. 
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