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Docklands Stadium
Docklands Stadium
Full name Docklands Stadium
Former name(s) Colonial Stadium
Telstra Dome
Etihad Stadium
Owners Australian Football League
Location Harbour Esplanade,
Melbourne Docklands
Broke ground October 1997
Opened 9 March 2000
Tenants Melbourne Victory FC
(A-League) (2006–present)
Capacity 56,347
Surface Grass

Docklands Stadium (also known by its former sponsored names of Colonial Stadium, Telstra Dome and Etihad Stadium as well as its current sponsorship name of Marvel Stadium) is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment stadium in the Docklands precinct of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Construction started in October 1997 under the working name, "Victoria Stadium", and was completed in 2000 at a cost of A$460 million.

Originally built as a replacement for Waverley Park, the stadium is primarily used for Australian rules football and is the headquarters of the Australian Football League (AFL) which, since 7 October 2016, has had exclusive ownership of the venue. Also headquartered in the stadium precinct is Seven Network's digital broadcast centre.

The stadium also hosts a number of other sporting events, including some Melbourne Victory soccer home matches, domestic Twenty20 cricket matches, one-off rugby league and rugby union matches as well as number of special events and concerts.

External links

Melbourne Victory FC

Current seasonManagersPlayersSquadsEtihad Stadium, AAMI Park
History: Seasons

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