It was in 1902 that the Young Boys played for the first time in on their pitch. The "Spitalacker" field as it was known, commonly called "Spitteler", where the team won their first ever league title in 1903, before winning the treble between 1909-1911. After the First World War, the stadium was repaired in 1920 with the addition of a new grandstand.
However, in 1925, the team has moved to a new structure, the "Wankdorfstadion I": a modern stadium, with 22,000 spectators, which in 1937 increased to 40,000. Young Boys won the title again here in 1929 and the Swiss Cup twice, but also experienced a relegation in 1947.