|Cardiff City Stadium|
Cardiff City Stadium
|Full name||Cardiff City Stadium|
|Opened||22 July 2009|
|Tenants|| Cardiff Blues (2009–2012)|
Cardiff City F.C. (2009–)
Wales national football team
The Cardiff City Stadium is a Premier League football stadium in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, Wales. It is the home of Cardiff City Football Club. The stadium replaced Ninian Park as Cardiff City's home ground in 2009. The stadium is managed by Cardiff City Stadium Ltd., which is owned by Cardiff City Football Club Holdings Ltd. The stadium also hosted the home matches of the Cardiff Blues rugby union team until the 2011–12 season although originally the Blues had a lease until 2029.
After the Millennium Stadium, it is the second largest stadium in Cardiff and in Wales. The stadium is part of the Leckwith development, which also includes the Cardiff International Sports Stadium. A branded sponsor name will be assigned as and when the naming rights are sold. The stadium was officially opened on 22 July 2009, with Cardiff City playing a friendly match against Celtic.
|Cardiff City F.C.|
|2017-18 EFL Championship Stadiums|
Ashton Gate (Bristol City) · Bramall Lane (Sheffield United) · Cardiff City Stadium (Cardiff City) · Carrow Road (Norwich City) · City Ground (Nottingham Forest) · Craven Cottage (Fulham) · Deepdale (Preston North End) · Elland Road (Leeds United) · Griffin Park (Brentford) · Hillsborough (Sheffield Wednesday) · KCOM Stadium (Hull City) · Loftus Road (Queens Park Rangers) · Macron Stadium (Bolton Wanderers) · Madejski Stadium (Reading) · Molineux Stadium (Wolverhampton) · Oakwell (Barnsley) · Pirelli Stadium (Burton Albion) · Portman Road (Ipswich Town) · Pride Park (Derby County) · Riverside Stadium (Middlesbrough) · St Andrew's (Birmingham City) · Stadium of Light (Sunderland) · The Den (Millwall) · Villa Park (Aston Villa)