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Estadio Jalisco

Jalisco Stadium
Full name Estadio Jalisco
Location Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Owner Clubes Unidos de Jalisco A.C
Capacity 63,163[1]
Field size 105 x 70 m
Surface Grass
Built November 20, 1952
Opened January 31, 1960
Renovated 1970 (FIFA World Cup) and 1999
Expanded 1983 (FIFA World Youth Championship)
Construction cost 34 Million MXN
Architect Constructora Jalisco S.A. de C.V.
Constructora ARVA S.A. de C.V.
Atlas (Liga MX) (1960–present)
Universidad de Guadalajara (Liga MX) (1970–present)
Guadalajara (1960–2010)

The Jalisco Stadium is a football stadium located in Guadalajara, Mexico. It is the third largest Mexican football stadium behind Estadio Azteca and Estadio Olímpico Universitario. The facility is located in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, 400 kilometers north-west of Mexico City, and has a maximum capacity of 63,163 spectators.


  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Estadio Jalisco was the home ground of Guadalajara, one of the oldest football teams in Mexico, until 2010. It remains the home stadium of Club Atlas. Both teams play in Liga MX (Mexican First Division League). It is also the home ground of the Club Universidad de Guadalajara from the Liga MX. Several football preliminary matches took place for the 1968 Summer Olympics.[2] The stadium has hosted the 1970 and 1986 FIFA World Cup.

During both of those tourneys the Estadio Jalisco was the temporary home of the Brazilian national team and today remains a liaison between the people of Guadalajara and the Brazilian national team. The stadium is centrally located in the heart of the neighbourhood called Colonia Independencia, and is in front of the Plaza de Toros Nuevo Progreso ("New Progress" Bullring). Its address is Calle Siete Colinas.

After 50 years, Guadalajara moved to the Estadio Omnilife in 2010.

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ 1968 Summer Olympics official report. Volume 2. Part 1. p. 79.

External links

  • Official Stadium site
  • - photos of the Jalisco
  • World Stadiums Article

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