Etihad is the premier stadium of Manchester City, England, named after its sponsor Etihad. The complete Etihad Stadium address is Manchester City FC, Etihad Campus, Manchester, M11 3FF, United Kingdom. The 45,000 capacity stadium was opened to public in 2003. The inaugural football match held here was a friendly game between Manchester City and FC Barcelona on 10th August, 2003. The location of the stadium and the clear Etihad Stadium directions help fans from across the country reach the stadium easily. The nearest rail station at Ashburys is only about 20 mins walk away. Football lovers often purchase Etihad Stadium football tickets to see the home team Manchester City in action. Etihad Stadium tickets also make fans privy to the unique architecture of the stadium including its roller-coaster roof. The UEFA Cup Final in 2008 was held at this stadium. City of Manchester Stadium also has 68 executive suites to watch the game in luxury.