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Top Ten Stadium Sponsor Names

This is our top ten of the most bizarre stadium sponsorships, past and present.

1 Cashpoint Arena

Image: Wikipedia / Böhringer Friedrich

Cashpoint Arena
Altach, Austria
Official name: Stadion Schnabelholz
Club: SC Rheindorf Altach
Capacity: 8,500


2 Mitsubishi Forklift Stadium


Mitsubishi Forklift Stadium
Almere, Netherlands
Official name: Almere City Stadium
Club: Almere City FC
Capacity: 3,200


3 Friends Arena

Friends Arena
Picture: Wikipedia / Håkan Dahlström

Friends Arena
Stockholm, Sweden
Club: AIK Stockholm
Capacity: 50,000


4 Brainwash Stadium de Vliert

Brainwash Stadium De Vliert
Picture: Wikipedia / LeeGer

Brainwash Stadium de Vliert
‘S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Official name: de Vliert
Club: Den Bosch
Capacity: 8,500


5 Williamson Motors Darlington Arena

Picture: Wikipedia / Ingy the Wingy

Williamson Motors Darlington Arena
Darlington, England
Club: Darlington
Official name: New Stadium
Capacity: 25,000

6 BT Cellnet Riverside Stadium

Cellnet Riverside Stadium
Picture: Wikipedia/ Chemical Engineer

Cellnet Riverside Stadium
Middlesborough, England
Club: Middlesbrough
Official name: Riverside Stadium
Capacity: 33,700


7 Bargain Booze Stadium

Bargain Booze Stadium

Bargain Booze Stadium
Northwich, England
Club: Northwich Victoria
Official name: Wincham Park
Capacity: 2,300


8 Cherry Red Records Stadium

Cherry Red Records Stadium

Cherry Red Records Stadium
Kingston-upon-Thames, England
Club; AFC Wimbledon
Official name: Kingsmeadow
Capacity: 4,600


9 KitKat Crescent

KitKat Crescent
Picture: Wikipedia / Mattythewhite

KitKat Crescent
York, England
Club: York City
Official name: Bootham Crescent
Capacity: 8,200


10 London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Stadium

Barking Dagenham Stadium
Picture: Wikipedia/ David Ingham

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Stadium
Dagenham, England
Club: Dagenham & Redbridge
Official name: Victoria Road
Capacity: 6,000


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