Stade de Paris

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Stade de Paris
Stade de Paris in 2010
Full name Stade Bauer
Location Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Coordinates 48°54′21″N 2°20′27″E / 48.90583°N 2.34083°E / 48.90583; 2.34083Coordinates: 48°54′21″N 2°20′27″E / 48.90583°N 2.34083°E / 48.90583; 2.34083
Capacity 10 000
Record attendance 23 000
(Red Star vs. O. Marseille, 1948)
Surface synthetic
Opened 24 October 1909 (1909-10-24)
Red Star F.C.

The Stade de Paris (usually called Stade Bauer) is a 10,000-capacity football stadium in Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis in the northern suburbs of Paris. The stadium is mainly used by Red Star F.C. who currently play in the Championnat National but have tasted success in the Coupe de France, winning it on five occasions (1921, 1922, 1923, 1928, 1942).

It hosted some of the football events for the 1924 Summer Olympics. It also hosted a friendly game between Brazil and Andorra (3–0) right before the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.

Stade de Paris was also the France national rugby league team's home ground for the 1935, 1936–37, 1938, and 1952–53 European Rugby League Championships.

Lately the stadium has fallen into bad shape, damaged heavily by a storm in 1999 and suffering from a lack of care since.

In the 2016–2017 season, Red Star played its home matches at Stade Jean-Bouin[1] as Stade Bauer did not meet the necessary requirements of a French second tier stadium. Since the team's demotion to the Championnat National, they have resumed occupancy their traditional home ground.