President:  Olexandr  Yaroslavsky   First VP:  Serhiy  Volik
Management Team:
Yevhen  Krasnykov 
Address:
61001  Kharkiv,  65 Plekhanivska Str. 
Web site:  http://www.metallist.ua/
Phone:  +38 (057) 763-23-09
E-Mail:  fc@metalist.ua
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Metalist Arena
Metalist Arena
Metalist Arena
Directions and Management
Address:  61001 Kharkiv , 65 Plekhanivska Str. 
Tel.:  +38 (057) 737-55-03
Fax:  +38 (057) 737-55-03
Stadium Specifications

Metalist Arena

The name of the stadium - Municipal Regional Sports Center "Metalist". It will have 42000 seats after reconstruction. The modern Regional Sports Center has Western, Northern and Southern covered tribunes; it combines medical-regenerative center, sports halls, hotel, sports fields and clay training football field (the size - 110 х 85), as well as a mini-football field with artificial covering. The central field (105 х 68 m) is equipped with heating. Illumination - 1 800 lux.

History

Construction of the stadium has begun in 1925 under A.Mikojan personal instruction (the architect - Z.Permilovsky, 1925-1927; reconstruction architect - J.Tabakov, 1970).

Original name - "Tractor". Opening of stadium - on September, 12th, 1926. Since 1940 the name was changed to "Dzerzhinets". Since 1967 it has the modern name - "Metalist". In 1961 - 1967 Western tribune was reconstructed. In 1970 - 1974 Southern tribune has been built. Since 1998 - reconstruction of East tribune. A record of attendance - 42 000 spectators (September, 23rd, 1980, the USSR First League Championship match "Metalist" - "Tavria").