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Old Trafford seating plan (stand) – view of the Man United stadium with pictures



Old Trafford has a unique seating plan among other stadiums in the United Kingdom. The stadium is designed to give fans a good view during football games regardless of their position.


The stadium is the second largest club football stadium in the United Kingdom. It has consistently attracted thousands of fans, making it one of the best stadiums in the Premier League that records the highest number of matchday attendance.


Old Trafford seating plan (list of stands) and the view from every angle 


Old Trafford, nicknamed “The Theatre of Dreams” by Bobby Charlton, has four stands, namely North, West and East Stands.


1. Sir Alex Ferguson (North)

Old Trafford seating plan Sir Alex Ferguson Stand

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The north stand was renamed to Sir Alex Ferguson Stand in celebration of the massive success the Scottish manager achieved with the club throughout his reign at the club. It has three tall tiers and can hold about 26,000 spectators, including a few fans in executive boxes.


2. East stand


The East Stand holds close to 12,000 fans. It is behind the administrative centre that houses the media outlets for the club, including the magazine and other administrative departments.


3. Sir Bobby Charlton (South) 

Sir Bobby Charlton Stand

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Sir Bobby Charlton, United iconic was also celebrated with the renaming of the South Stand. It contains most of the executive suites in the stadium.


4. West Stand (Stretford End)

Man United stadium Old Trafford seating plan

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The West Stand, commonly referred to as the Stretford End, is the most popular section of the old Trafford stadium. This is the main section where hard-core Man United fans usually sit to cheer and make those overwhelming noises.


Throughout the history of Man United, the Stretford End holds a place as the epicentre of fan engagement with the club. It carries more than twenty thousand fans.


Where is Old Trafford located, and directions?

Old Trafford stadium is located at Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Trafford in the Greater Manchester of England. You can get to the stadium by taking the Wharfside Metro link on Trafford Wharf Road.


What is Old Trafford used for?

The old Trafford stadium is used for football games by tenants Manchester United, which uses the ground as its home stadium. It is also used for other social activities like concerts, conferences and private events like weddings and Christmas parties. Over the years it has consistently attracted thousands of people globally.

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