|Location:||Newcastle, United Kingdom|
St. James' Park is an all-seater stadium, located in Newcastle, England that officially opened in 1892. It has hosted many soccer events from club football matches to 2012 Olympics and is one of the oldest association football grounds in the country. The first football team to play here was Newcastle Rangers in 1880. It is the home stadium of the famous English football club Newcastle United FC. The stadium was not originally planned as a sporting place but was built gradually over a span of years due to increasing popularity of both the home team and the sport. It underwent its only expansion from 1998 to 2000 to increase the seating capacity. Apart from hosting various national and international level soccer events, it has also been used as a set for film and reality television shows.