Saskatchewan CPL expansion group unveils first stadium renderings

Saskatchewan soccer fans have gotten their first look at what a soccer stadium at Saskatoon’s Prairieland Park could be.

Living Sky Sports and Entertainment, owners of exclusive rights to an expansion Canadian Premier League club in the city, released its first renderings of a proposed stadium at Prairieland, which hosts such events as the annual Saskatoon Exhibition and Western Canadian Crop Production Show.

In a release, LSSC said engineers have suggested the stadium adopt a north-south orientation rather than east-west. The illustration shows a large grandstand behind a north-sided goal along with additional seating along both sides and the south end.

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LSSE’s bid is contingent on building a soccer-specific stadium that meets CPL’s standards.

The group also suggested supporters stay tuned for more renderings “in the coming weeks.”

With a population of 246,376, Saskatoon is the largest city in the province and is the home of the University of Saskatchewan, and the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League.