Estadio Anxo Carro

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Anxo Carro
Anfield Carro
Estadio Anxo Carro.jpg
Full name Estadio Anxo Carro
Location Lugo, Spain
Capacity 7,840[1]
Record attendance 7,564 (Lugo vs Deportivo, 3 May 2014)
Field size 105 m × 70 m (344 ft × 230 ft)
Surface Grass
Opened 1974
Tenants
CD Lugo

The Estadio Anxo Carro,[2] also known as Estadio Ángel Carro,[3] is a stadium located in Lugo, Galicia, Spain. It is currently used for football matches and is the home stadium of CD Lugo.

History[edit]

Estadio Anxo Carro, before a match between Lugo and Sporting Gijón.

The stadium was inaugurated on 31 August 1974, with an original capacity of 5,000 spectators. The first match was played between CD Lugo and Club Lemos and the home team won by 1–0. This match was part of a tournament that involved both teams and Deportivo de La Coruña. The stadium is named Ángel Carro as he was the person who ordered its construction.[4]

After the second promotion of CD Lugo to Segunda División and its consolidation in the category, the stadium was expanded with a new stand to 8,168 seats, thanks to an agreement between the club and a local entrepreneur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anxo Carro at CD Lugo website Archived 2016-03-30 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ A Xunta de Galicia mellora as instalacións do estadio de fútbol “Anxo Carro” de Lugo
  3. ^ "Datos do club" (in Galician). CD Lugo. Retrieved 18 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Cinco cosas que quizá no sabías del estadio Ángel Carro" (in Spanish). LaLiga.es. 1 September 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2017. 

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Coordinates: 43°00′12″N 7°34′15″W / 43.00333°N 7.57083°W / 43.00333; -7.57083