Stadio Marcello Melani

Stadio Marcello Melani
Former names Stadio Comunale (1966-2006)
Location Pistoia, Italy Italy
Owner Municipality of Pistoia
Surface Grass
Opened June 25th 1965
Renovated 1980, 2000
A.C. Pistoiese

Stadio Marcello Melani is the main stadium in Pistoia, Italy. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of A.C. Pistoiese. The stadium holds 13,195.


The Stadio Comunale di Pistoia was opened 25 June 1966 with a friendly match between Pistoiese and Vasco de Gama (1-2).

Previously Pistoiese played in the little stadium "Monteoliveto", where about 600 official matches were played.

On 6 December 2006, the Stadio Comunale was dedicated to Marcello Melani, president of Pistoiese from 1974 to 1984. During his presidency Pistoiese earned the club's only promotion to Serie A in its history.[1]


  1. Stadio Marcello Melani

Coordinates: 43°56′27″N 10°54′53″E / 43.94083°N 10.91472°E / 43.94083; 10.91472

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