Murrayfield Stadium

Murrayfield Stadium (known as BT Murrayfield Stadium for sponsorship reasons, or popularly as Murrayfield) is a Rugby stadium located in the Murrayfield area of Edinburgh, Scotland. It has a seating capacity of 67,144 making it the largest stadium in Scotland and the fifth largest in the United Kingdom.[1]

BT Murrayfield Stadium
BT Murrayfield as viewed in 2018
LocationRoseburn Street
Edinburgh
EH12 5PJ
Public transit Haymarket
Murrayfield Stadium
OwnerScottish Rugby Union
OperatorScottish Rugby Union
Capacity67,144
Record attendance104,000 (1975 Five Nations - Scotland vs Wales)
SurfaceDesso Grassmaster hybrid pitch
Construction
Opened1925
Renovated1995
ArchitectConnor Milligan
Tenants
Scotland national rugby union team (1925–)
Edinburgh Rugby (1996–2017, 2018–present [selected matches])
Edinburgh Sevens (2007–2011)
Scottish Claymores (1995–2002)

The stadium is the home of the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), and is mainly used as a venue for rugby union. The stadium hosts most of Scotland's home test matches, the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup final, as well as Pro14 and European Rugby Champions Cup matches.

Although primarily a rugby union stadium, Murrayfield has in the past hosted American football, rugby league and association football matches, as well as numerous music concerts.


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