Stadio Silvio Piola, Vercelli
|960 (Covered seats)|
|575 (Away section)|
|Clubs||FC Pro Vercelli 1892|
|Other names||Stadio Leonida Robbiano (1932-1998)|
|Address||Via Massaua 5, 13100 Vercelli, Italia|
Stadio Silvio Piola – stadium description
Vercelli is one of few towns, where local stadium is literally meters away from the central square. It has a growing historical value, too. Its main grandstand remembers the opening in 1932 and after the latest 2012 renovation it's a ture showcase of this modest stadium.
There's also a price for the central location – lack of space for redevelopment. All sides apart from the south have uncovered stands of no more than 6 rows of seating. Then again, one might argue this only adds to the “small-town charm”.
Many locals also call it Stadio Leonida Robbiano after the famous aviator, because that's the name given back in 1932 and changed not too long ago, in 1998.
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