Return to Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
The Alouettes had played at the Olympic Stadium since returning to the league in 1996. However, after their solid 1997 season led them to the Eastern Semi-Final, they were forced to play at Percival Molson Stadium, as the Irish band U2 had already reserved the Olympic Stadium.
That November 2, a beautiful autumn Sunday, the Alouettes rediscovered Percival Molson Stadium’s fresh air, taking home victory in front of more than 16,000 delirious fans.
Conscious of fan interest in the outdoor stadium, the Alouettes moved there for good in 1998. Since then, the Alouettes have made Percival Molson Stadium their permanent nest.