Racecourse Ground

Key Facts

Address Mold Road, Wrexham, LL11 2AH
Capacity 15,500 seats
Build Date 1807
Record Attendance 34,445

The Racecourse Ground

Description

The Racecourse Ground (since 2016, it has been referred to as My Racecourse) is a stadium in Wrexham, North Wales. It is the permanent home of Wrexham AFC. The stadium was constructed in 1807, and since 1864, it has been used for football games.

It is the oldest international football stadium in the world that is still used for international matches, and this fact is even mentioned in Guinness World Records. The very first home international match in Wales was played at the Racecourse Ground in 1877. Also, it has held more games than any other stadium. The highest attendance at the stadium was noted in 1957, during the match between Wrexham A.F.C. and Manchester United. The event attracted 34,445 fans. Today, the total capacity of the stadium is 15,500 people.

It is the biggest stadium in North Wales and the 5th largest stadium in Wales. Time to time, it is used by the FAW for international games. The stadium has also been the venue for the games of North Wales Crusaders R.L.C., Liverpool Reserves, and Scarlets R.U.C.

The Racecourse Ground has also been used for a range of cricket games as well as horse racing. Since 2016, the stadium has hosted different music concerts.

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