Helmantico Stadium

Key Facts

Address Ctra. Zamora, s/n, 37184 Villares de la Reina, Salamanca, Spain
Capacity 17,341 seats
Build Date 1970

UD Salamanca

Description

Estadio Helmántico is a stadium located in Salamanca, Spain. It was constructed back in 1970. The stadium is capable of hosting 17,341 people. There is also a training pitch located at the stadium. Among other facilities that can be found within the territory of the stadium are tennis courts and swimming pools. This is an all-seater stadium with all of the seats to be covered with roofs.

It used to be the home ground of UD Salamanca, a football club that was founded in 1923, until its dissolution that took place in 2013. This is how the stadium appeared for sale in the auction, where it was purchased by Desarrollos Empresariales Deportivos S.L., which opened the way to the ground for Salmantino F.C., which currently uses it as its home ground.

For the first time, the stadium became a venue for the national team’s home game in 1971. All in all, it has hosted the matches of the team 5 times. The architect of the ground was Antonio García, and Fernando Población was responsible for the design.

There have been several renovations of the stadium, including the one conducted in 1983, and the other one that took place in 1999. The size of the football field is 105×72 meters.

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