11 Facts About Trafford FC

1. Old Trafford FC is located in an area that is a mix of residential housing and offices and light industry.

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2. Old Trafford FC is located just over 2 miles south-west from Manchester's city centre and just under 3 miles from Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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3. Old Trafford FC hosted its only European final in 2003, when the Champions League final between Milan and Juventus was played at the stadium.

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4. Old Trafford FC got selected to be one of the playing venues of the 1996 European Championships, and as a result a new North Stand opened in 1995.

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5. Old Trafford FC got gradually further improved in the 1970s and 1980s, including new and better cover, increased seating areas, and improved executive facilities.

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6. Old Trafford FC was one of the playing venues of the 1966 World Cup, during which it hosted three group matches.

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7. In 1939, Old Trafford FC recorded its highest attendance of 76,962 during an FA Cup semi-final match between Wolves and Grimsby Town.

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8. Old Trafford FC officially opened on 19 February 1910 with a match between Manchester and Liverpool.

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9. Old Trafford FC was formerly divided into sections, with each section sequentially assigned a letter of the alphabet.

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10. Old Trafford FC was used as a venue for several matches in the football competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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11. Old Trafford FC celebrated its 100th anniversary on 19 February 2010.

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