Foxboro Stadium

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Foxboro Stadium
Location Foxborough, Massachusetts
Opened August 15, 1971
Closed January 19, 2002
Demolished 2002
Other Names Sullivan Stadium (1983-89)
Schaefer Stadium (1971-83)
Tenants New England Patriots (1971-2002)
New England Revolution (1996-2001)

Foxboro Stadium was an outdoor stadium in the northeastern United States, located in Foxborough, Massachusetts. It opened in 1971 and served as the home of the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL) for 31 seasons (through January 2002) and also as the home venue for the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer (MLS). The stadium was the site of several games in both the 1994 FIFA World Cup and the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup. Foxboro Stadium was demolished in 2002 and replaced by Gillette Stadium and the Patriot Place shopping center.

Teams and Seasons

Season Team League
1997 New England Patriots National Football League

Other cover appearances

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
National Football League August 15, 1971 New England Patriots vs. New York Giants Program
October 10, 1971 New England Patriots vs. New York Jets Program
December 31, 1978 New England Patriots vs. Houston Oilers Postseason Program
November 13, 1983 New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins Program
College football September 20, 1986 Boston College Eagles vs. Penn State Nittany Lions Program
National Football League October 23, 1995 New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills Program
September 15, 1996 New England Patriots vs. Arizona Cardinals Program
August 31, 1997 New England Patriots vs. San Diego Chargers Program

See also

List of National Football League stadiums

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