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Frankenstadion Nuremberg
Frankenstadion Nuremberg

The Frankenstadion was inaugurated in 1928 in Nuremberg as home stadium to the Bundesliga club 1. FC Nürnberg. It is located next to the Zeppelinfeld. In 1991 it recived its current name, before that it was known simply as the, Urban Stadium. It also neighbors the new Arena Nuernberg. The Stadium is planned to host five games of the 2006 World Cup. During the World-Cup Finals the stadium will be known as "FIFA World Cup Stadium Nuernberg": On March 14 2006, the stadium was renamed for a period of five years in "easyCredit-Stadion", after a financing product of the German bank Norisbank AG. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 2336 KB) Confed-Cup 2005 Fotograf: Florian K. Datum: 25. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 2336 KB) Confed-Cup 2005 Fotograf: Florian K. Datum: 25. ... Nuremberg (German: Nürnberg) is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. ... Nuremberg (German: Nürnberg) is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. ... The official Bundesliga logo. ... 1. ... The 2006 FIFA World Cup (officially titled 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany, sometimes referred to as the Football World Cup or just the World Cup) finals are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July 2006. ...

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Facilities

The available facilities at the stadium include two changing rooms for players, changing rooms for coaches, referees. Also physician and treatment rooms are available. A 300 square meter press area, an area for press conferences, and three TV studios make the Frankenstadion a truly modern stadium. 1200 square meters makes up the VIP area with place for 800 guests. To compensate for the large amount of seats there are 15,000 parking spaces with 205 for VIPs. The stadium also has track and field facilities that follow international regulation. A full sprinkler system, that feeds the grass with rain water. The pitch is also heated, and lit with a floodlight system. There are two 60 square meter video walls that provide video to the fans. There is also a full power back up system, powered by diesel generators.


History

Beginning in 1933 the National Socialists began to use the stadium as a marching area for the Hitler Youth. Following 1963 the Stadium was reconditioned multiple times so that it could meet the requirements for the football Federal League. The flag of the NSDAP National-Socialist German Workers Party (German: ), better known as the NSDAP or the Nazi Party was a socialistic political party that was led to power in Germany by Adolf Hitler in 1933. ... The Hitler Youth (German: Hitler-Jugend, abbreviated HJ) was a paramilitary organization of the Nazi Party that existed from 1922 to 1945. ...


Renovations

The Frankenstadion has been renovated two times, once in 1988 to 1991, and then again renovation began again in 2002 to be ready in time for the 2006 World Cup. The 2002 renovation cost €56.2 million; the cost is split between the city of Nürnberg, The State of Bavaria and the building society which is to manage the stadium. The Stadium has had its capacity increased to 48,000. This is achieved by extending the southwest and northwest grandstand. The playing field was lowered by 1.30 meters in order to provide all seats an unrestricted view of the field. The Max Morlock place was developed as a place for fans to meet and enjoy something to eat; the total area of this place is 1,000 meters. The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... Max Maxl Morlock (born May 11, 1925 in Nuremberg, † September 10, 1994 in Nuremberg) was one of the most popular German football players in the 1950s and early 1960s. ...


Getting there

The Frankenstadion is serviced by several lines of the metro. On the U-Bahn take line U1, on the S-Bahn take line S2 To get there by bus simply take the 65 line.


External links

  • 1.FC Nuernberg
  • Stadium Guide
  • Fifa World Cup
  • Info & pictures at Frankenstadion

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The Frankenstadion was inaugurated in 1928 in Nuremberg as home stadium to the Bundesliga club 1.
The Frankenstadion has been renovated two times, once in 1988 to 1991, and then again renovation began again in 2002 to be ready in time for the 2006 World Cup.
The 2002 renovation cost €56.2 million; the cost is split between the city of Nürnberg, The State of Bavaria and the building society which is to manage the stadium.
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