- Jun 11, 2011
The majority of the stadium has been there for a long time at this stage, what Old Trafford is today has been built in stages over a very long time. They could knock down all the stands one by one and rebuild them (unlikely to happen) but honestly what's the point, when we already have a perfectly serviceable stadium that just needs upgrading.I'll never understand this, all but 1 stand at OT have been pretty much knocked down to create new ones that are very far removed from what was there before, the Sir Bobby Charlton stand is the only one that's pretty much original.
There is very little left of the original Old Trafford in reality and if they knocked down each stand again and rebuilt them that would be pretty much what they have already done instead of doing it stand by stand they could potentially do it all at once.
It would cost somewhere in the region of 1-2 billion to rebuild the stadium piece by piece, more than it would to just build a new stadium beside OT. But if you just build a new stadium beside Old Trafford then it's not Old Trafford.
All this talk of a new stadium is a moot point anyway. There's never going to be a new stadium built while the Glazers are in charge.