Thyella Stadium
"Fotis Aravantinos"
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Capacity: 1,985 (seated)
The stadium is located in Patras, 220 km west of Athens. The city has an airport, only used by charter flights. You can get to Patras by boat from Italy or train from Athens. The stadium itself is located in the south part of Patras. If you are coming by car from Athens, you don't need to drive through the city. Follow the motorway bypass towards Pyrgos and exit at "Patra 3 - Glafkos". Turn left after 500m, passing over the bridge of Glafkos River. You will then immediately see a roadsign pointing right to Thyella Stadium, which will now be clearly visible in front of you.
To reach the stadium from within the city, you will have to find the road leading to Kalavryta. Pass by "Aghios Andreas" hospital and at the traffic lights continue straight ahead towards "Clauss". Go on for another 1.2 km and you will see the Panpeloponnesian Stadium on your left. The road splits in two 200m after the stadium. Go left, following roadsigns to the motorway, and after 2 km you will come to the Glafkos River bridge, mentioned above.
Built in: 2000
Record attendance: 350 (Thyella FC vs Ahaiki FC - on 11/12/2005)
Home of: Thyella FC (Local Amateur League)
More data: The stadium is named after Fotis Aravantinos. He was the man who re-established Thyella FC, after the club was dissolved by the military dictatorship in the 1960s. Aravantinos was also the person who made the first attempts in the 1980s for Thyella to create their own stadium (this historic club of Patras played until then at Prosfyghika Stadium). After a few years, the Prefectural Council of Achaia decided to give a plot of land to Thyella in the district of Petroto, south of Patras. It was a former landfill, next to Glafkos River.

The stadium was finally inaugurated in early 2000, comprising of a central stand with plastic seats, one more stand without seats behind one of the goals, floodlights etc. The sports centre of Thyella FC also includes two more training football fields. One of these is scheduled to be replaced by three 8x8 football fields with artificial turf, which will be used by the club's youth teams.

The stadium is owned by APS Thyella amateur club.
The stadium's aerial photograph is a kind offer of Thyella FC's press office
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