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Ground: Borås Arena

Visits: 1

Date: 20th June 2005

Match: Elfsborg - Malmö FF 3-1 (Allsvenskan)

Attendance: 9 304


Borås two major football teams, Elfsborg and Norrby, nowadays both play at Borås Arena. Borås Arena, with a capacity of 16 900, was opened in 2005 and replaced Ryavallen as the major football ground in Borås. As you can see below Ryavallen and Borås Arena are situated right next to each other. Ryavallen was opened in 1941 and hosted mostly athletics and football. In its final years Ryavallen had a capacity of around 17 000 but since the stand on the far side was demolished in 2005 the capacity is around 8 000 nowdays. In the 1958 World Cup two matches were played here but as the ground was ageing Borås city council made the decision to build a new purpose built stadium for football.

Pictures from Ryavallen can be found at the Norrby page


borås arena

Borås Arena


two grounds

To the left: Ryavallen        To the right: Borås Arena


west stand, rear

Rear of the West Stand


västra läktaren

West Stand


norra läktaren

North Stand


östra läktaren

East Stand


norra läktaren2

North Stand


dålig frispark

View of play


mff support

Malmö fans


östra läktaren2

East Stand

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