- Address: Ullevigatan 5, Gothenburg
- Country: Sweden
- Capacity: 18,000
- Opened: 5 April 2009
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: GAIS (football), IFK Göteborg (football), ÖIS (football)
Extra stadium info – Gamla Ullevi
The stadium opened in 2009 with a football match. GAIS, IFK Göteborg and ÖIS use the venue for home games. They all won Swedish top-flight football league titles. IFK Göteborg became one of the first Swedish football clubs with 10 domestic top-flight football league titles. In 1935, they were crowned Swedish football champions for the first time in their history. IFK Göteborg won 15 of the 22 domestic league games during that football season. They won the UEFA Cup in 1982 for the first time in their history. The tournament is now known as the UEFA Europa League. It is the second-tier competition of European club football. The competition ranks below the world famous UEFA Champions League, the European championship for football clubs.
The European championship for football clubs
In 1986, IFK Göteborg reached the semi-finals of the European championship for football clubs for the first time in their history. They reached the semi-finals after beating Aberdeen Football Club from Scotland in a two-legged quarter-final. IFK Göteborg faced the Spanish side FC Barcelona in a two-legged semi-final. The first leg, which took place in Gothenburg, ended in a 2-0 victory for IFK Göteborg. 44,000 fans showed up for the first leg. The second leg took place in the Spanish city of Barcelona in front of 120,000 spectators. Àngel Alonso Herrera scored three goals for FC Barcelona in that match. On 16 April 1986, FC Barcelona reached the final of the European championship for football clubs after winning a penalty shoot-out against IFK Göteborg.
The group stage of the UEFA Champions League
In 1992, IFK Göteborg played in the first-ever group stage of the UEFA Champions League. They faced the Italian side AC Milan, the Portuguese side FC Porto and the Dutch side PSV in the group stage of the tournament. The Belgian side Club Brugge, the French side Olympique de Marseille, the Russian side PFC CSKA and the Scottish side Rangers FC also played in the group stage that year.