Stadio Piercesare Tombolato

Capacity7 623
1,253 (West stand)
,5226 (East stand)
1,144 (away section) (North stand)
Country Italy
CityCittadella
ClubsAS Cittadella
Inauguration 1981
Renovations 2008
Address Via Angelo Gabrielli 7, 35013 Cittadella, Italia

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Description: Stadio Piercesare Tombolato

Located just south of the Cittadella fortified old town, this football-athletic stadium was built in 1981. Initially it received to grandstands: smaller, but covered, in the west and larger open terrace in the east.

Ever since it opened, the stadium was named after Piercesare Tombolato, local player who died prematurely after a game of his team. Hoped to become a great goalkeeper, Tombolato was playing first squad already at 18yo, but suffered a serious hit in the abdomen during one game. After that hit he was hospitalised for 22 days, but died in agony.

Until early twenty-first century the stadium was home to AS Cittadella, but the club had to relocate after promotion to Serie B in 2001. Their home ground was unfit for the league and is only able to host second tier games since 2008, when additional temporary seating was installed in the west and north.

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