|Full name||Hindmarsh Stadium|
|Built||1960 (Redeveloped 2000)|
|Tenants||Adelaide United (A-League) (2005 - )|
Adelaide Rams (Super League (Australia), NRL) (1997-1998)
|Field dimensions||110 x 78 metres|
Hindmarsh Stadium is a football (soccer) and rugby league football stadium located in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Adelaide United Football Club is a Football (soccer team in the Australian A-League based in Adelaide, South Australia. The A-League is the premier Australasian domestic Association football competition Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Adelaide Rams were a Rugby league football club based in Adelaide South Australia. This article details the year of rugby league run by Super League (Australia. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar Year 1998 ( MCMXCVIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar) Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered A modern stadium (plural stadiums or stadia in English is a place or venue for (mostly outdoor Sports Concerts or other events consisting Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia with a South Australia is a state of Australia in the southern central part of the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. It is the home of the Australian A-League team, Adelaide United. The A-League is the premier Australasian domestic Association football competition Adelaide United Football Club is a Football (soccer team in the Australian A-League based in Adelaide, South Australia.
The Stadium underwent a major upgrade in time for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, an event where it hosted several group games as well as a quarter final - see Football at the 2000 Summer Olympics. "I am proud and happy to proclaim that you have presented to the world the best Olympic Games ever The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic Games football tournament During the games the stadium had temporary seating installed to bring the capacity of the stadium to roughly 20,000.
The stadium now has a capacity of 16,500, 15,500 of which is seated. Home team, Adelaide United regularly fill this capacity, and averaged crowds of over 12,000 to its matches during the 2006/2007 Season. Adelaide United Football Club is a Football (soccer team in the Australian A-League based in Adelaide, South Australia. The A-League 's 2006-07 season was a Football (soccer competition United will use the stadium for its upcoming home matches in the 2008 AFC Asian Champions League. The AFC Champions League 2008 is the 27th AFC Champions League, the top-level Asian club football tournament and the 6th under the current AFC Champions League title
In the past, the stadium hosted Adelaide City and West Adelaide Soccer Club in the now-defunct National Soccer League. For the city council see City of Adelaide Adelaide City is a Football (soccer club in Adelaide, Australia. West Adelaide Soccer Club is an Australian Football (soccer club from Adelaide Australia. This page is on the former Australian soccer league For the former Canadian league see Canadian National Soccer League.
Other football (soccer) played in the stadium in the past include several international matches, including most of the games played in the 2004 OFC Nations Cup - an event where the Socceroos began their qualifying campaign for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered The 2004 Oceania Nations Cup doubled as the qualification tournament to the 2006 Football World Cup, except the two-legged final (A separate playoff (between The Australian national football team represents Australia in international association football competitions The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th instance of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament In 2007 the venue hosted the first two rounds of the Olyroos campaign as they qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The Australian Under 23 football team, more commonly known as the Olyroos is controlled by Football Federation Australia and represents Australia at football
The stadium was briefly used as a homeground for the short-lived rugby league team, the Adelaide Rams, and hosted a National Rugby League (NRL) match in 2006. History See also History of rugby league The grass roots of rugby league can be traced to early football history, through the playing of ball games The Adelaide Rams were a Rugby league football club based in Adelaide South Australia.
The stadium was originally known as Hindmarsh Oval and was the home ground of West Torrens Football Club in the SANFL from 1905 to 1921. West Torrens Football Club was an Australian rules football club that competed in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL from 1897 to 1990 when Clubs Several clubs share their nicknames with AFL/VFL clubs This is purely coincidental the teams are not named after each other