Old Trafford (10272)

The LEGO® Group released a fresh press release today regarding a new Creator Expert set. For fans of soccer (or football for European readers), this new set is right up your alley. On January 16, 2020, to celebrate the 110th anniversary of its real-life counterpart, Old Trafford (10272) comes alive in brick-built form.

In terms of specifics, fans can expect:

  • Name: Old Trafford – Manchester United
  • Set #: 10272
  • Theme: Creator Expert
  • Cost: $349.99 CAD ($299.99 US, £99, approx. €269.99)
  • Brick Count: 3898
  • Minifigures: none
  • VIP release date: January 16, 2020
  • General release date: February 1, 2020
Old Trafford (10272)
Images provided courtesy of the LEGO® Group. ©2020 The LEGO® Group.

Built at 1:600 scale, the Old Trafford is a detailed set. It includes the United Trinity statue, the Munich Memorial clock, and players tunnel among many other authentic details. Additionally, the built product measures 18.5 cm (6.5”) high, 47 cm (18”) long, and 39 cm (15”) wide.

The Old Trafford set is built at 1:600 scale.

Old Trafford (10272) interior.
Images provided courtesy of the LEGO® Group. ©2020 The LEGO® Group.

Personally, I am not a big fan of any team sport. Therefore, I find it hard to get excited about this set. Additionally, it does not come with or accommodate any Minifigures. Minifigures are a huge selling point for me. However, Old Trafford (10272) will appeal to fans of soccer (football), and specially to Manchester United fans. Will it be a big seller? Only time will tell. With a reported fan base of 1.1 million, there are probably a number of people willing to dish out $349.99 for this. I just will not be one of them. What about you? Let me know in the comments below or shout out on social media. For more LEGO® news, click here.

Until next time,

-Tom

This article was written based on information provided by the LEGO® Ambassador Network (LAN), however all opinions are my own. Images were also provided by LAN and are ©2020 by The LEGO® Group.

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