Xanthi Stadium
Capacity: 9,500 (all seated)
Location: The stadium is located in Xanthi, a city in the region of Thrace (230 km east of Thessaloniki). You may get there by train. The city does not have an airport, but it is served by the international airport of the nearby city of Kavala (45 km away).
The stadium itself is located just 500m east of the central square (follow signs to the "Old Town").
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Built in: 1970
Record attendance: 11,724 (Skoda Xanthi FC vs PAOK FC - in the 1995-96 season)
Home of: The stadium is no longer home to any professional football club
More data: The ground on which Xanthi Stadium now stands was used as a football field since the 1920's by Orpheas Xanthi ("ancestor" of Xanthi A.O.). The stadium started to take its current form in 1970. The latest major modification took place in 1989 (year of promotion of the local club in the 1st Division), when the large south stand was constructed. The stadium used to have a capacity of 12,000 untill 1998, when seats were installed on the roofed stand. In 2000 it was fully covered with seats (reducing its capacity to 9,500). At the same time, the stadium floodlights were installed.

One might wonder about the two different colours used for the seats. The answer is very simple: The club's original colours were red and white. However, in the early '90s Xanthi A.O. was sold to the Skoda motor company, who added its name to that of the club. The colour of Skoda is green (the shirts of the team also changed from red-and white to green-and-white). So, most of the stands are green, but the west curve is red - a reminder of the club's past.
The stadium is owned by the Xanthi A.O. amateur club.
Despite being one of the best 1st Division stadia, Xanthi Stadium is no longer used since the summer of 2004. It was then that Skoda Xanthi FC moved to their new, fully owned, stadium that was constructed next to club's sports centre, near the village of Pigadia 5 km out of town.
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Xanthi Stadium (north stand)
Xanthi Stadium as seen from the mountain that tops the city
The stadium seen from the west curve
The stadium with the old city of Xanthi in the background
The south stand (with the press booths)
The west (red) and the north (green - roofed) stands