Sobyanin announced plans to reconstruct the Torpedo stadium for the centenary of the club

Work on the reconstruction of the stadium “Torpedo” in Moscow is planned to be completed by the centenary of the football club, said the mayor of the capital, Sergei Sobyanin. The official founding date of FC Torpedo is August 17, 1924. Previously, 2025 was called as the deadline for completing the reconstruction.

“For the 100th anniversary of the Torpedo football club, we plan to complete the reconstruction of the legendary stadium named after. Eduard Streltsov, ”the message on Mr. Sobyanin’s VKontakte page says. According to him, after the reconstruction, a museum will be located on the ladder of fame of the club, and the stadium itself will be able to host matches according to the regulations of the Russian Football Union (RFU) and the European Union of Football Associations (UEFA).

The Torpedo Stadium, later named after striker Eduard Streltsov, was built in 1959. The last renovation was completed in 1998. The demolition of the stadium’s stands began in November 2021 and is scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of this year. The reconstruction is carried out by the developer “Ingrad”.


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