- Address: Burnden Way, Bolton
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 28,000
- Opened: 1 September 1997
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Bolton Wanderers (football)
Extra stadium info – Toughsheet Community Stadium
The venue, which opened as the Reebok Stadium, is located in Greater Manchester. The construction of the venue started in 1996 and its construction costs were £25 million. Several world famous artists performed at the Toughsheet Community Stadium, which is also known as a venue for rugby league and rugby union. The stadium opened with a Premier League match between Bolton Wanderers Football Club and Everton Football Club. 23,000 people showed up for the game, which ended in a goalless draw. The Wanderers drew an average home attendance of 24,000 in their first Premier League season at the Toughsheet Community Stadium.
The FA Cup
The Bolton Wanderers football club, the first sports club from Bolton with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, won the FA Cup three times in the 1920s. In 1923, they won the FA Cup for the first time in their history after beating West Ham United 2-0 in London. David Bone Nightingale Jack scored the first goal of the match and John Reid Smith scored the second goal of the match. It was one of the first FA Cup finals with a crowd over 100,000. In 1926, BWFC won their second FA Cup after defeating Manchester City 1-0. They won their third FA Cup in 1929. The Bolton Wanderers won the cup tournament after beating Portsmouth FC 2-0.
In 2013, a bronze statue of Nathaniel Lofthouse was unveiled prior to a game between the Wanderers and the Queens Park Rangers. Lofthouse was born in Bolton in 1925. He played hundreds of matches for the Bolton Wanderers. Nathaniel Lofthouse also played 33 matches for the national football team of England in the 1950s. He scored 30 goals for the team. Lofthouse ended his professional football career in 1960.