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Encyclopedia > Fritz Walter Stadion
2006 FIFA World Cup
Stadiums

The Fritz Walter Stadion is the home to the Second Bundesliga club 1. FC Kaiserslautern, and is located in the city of Kaiserslautern. It was also one of the stadiums to be used in the 2006 World Cup. Named after Fritz Walter, the captain of the West German side that won the 1954 World Cup, who played for the club throughout his career. The Stadium was built on the Betzenberg Hill, hence its nickname "Betze", and was inaugurated in 1920. Image File history File linksMetadata Kaiserslautern_03. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Kaiserslautern_03. ... Qualifying countries The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th staging of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international association football world championship tournament. ... Westfalenstadion is the name the Westfalenstadion carries from December 2005 until June 2011. ... Waldstadion The Commerzbank-Arena (also historically known as Waldstadion) is a 52,000 seat stadium in Frankfurt, Germany that is primarily used for football and American football. ... Veltins Arena during a Pur concert. ... The AOL Arena is a football stadium and stages the home matches of German team Hamburger SV. The capacity is 50,750. ... AWD Arena is located in Hannover, Germany. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Allianz Arena The Allianz Arena is a football stadium located in the north-Munich district of Fröttmaning. ... Frankenstadion Nuremberg The Frankenstadion was inaugurated in 1928 in Nuremberg as home stadium to the Bundesliga club 1. ... The Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion is a stadium located in Stuttgart, Germany. ... The Olympiastadion (Olympic Stadium) is a sports stadium in Berlin. ... The Zentralstadion, located in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany is the home of FC Sachsen Leipzig. ... The 2nd Bundesliga is the Second Division of professional football in Germany. ... 1. ... This is the article about the city, for the district see Kaiserslautern (district)   is a city in southwest Germany, located in the Bundesland of Rheinland-Pfalz at the edge of the Palatine Forest (Pfälzer Wald). ... The 2006 FIFA World Cup (officially titled 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany, sometimes referred to as the Football World Cup) finals are scheduled to take place in Germany between 9 June and 9 July 2006. ... Fritz Walter (October 31, 1920 – June 17, 2002) was one of the most popular German football players. ... First international Switzerland 5 - 3 Germany (Basel, Switzerland; 5 April 1908) Germany 4-0 Switzerland (Stuttgart, Germany; 19 December 1990) Largest win Germany 16 - 0 Russia (Stockholm, Sweden; 1 July 1912) Worst defeat England 9 - 0 Germany (Oxford, England; 16 March 1909) World Cup Appearances 16 (First in 1934) Best... The 1954 Football World Cup was held in Switzerland. ...

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Renovation

In preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2006 renovation of the stadium took place from 2002 on. Before its 2002 renovation the stadium had a capacity of 38,500. 18,600 of those were standing. With the renovation the capacity has been increased to 48,500, of which 16,363 are standing. The expansion also included a new floodlight system and a media center. The cost of the expansion was 76,5 million Euros.


Look at the 3d-Model in Google Earth or Google Sketch-Up at http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=e016614d2679a4302b9d10ff68acd217


Getting There

A railway station was newly renovated in preparation for the 2006 World Cup. There is also a free shuttle from different car parks. Just follow the football symbol (P+R) on the Autobahn to one of the Park&Ride car parks.


2006 FIFA World Cup

The stadium was one of the venues for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Qualifying countries The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th staging of the FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international association football world championship tournament. ...


The following games were played at the stadium during the World Cup of 2006:

Date Time(CET) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Spectators
2006-06-12 15.00 Australia 3-1 Japan Group F 46,000
2006-06-17 21.00 Italy 1-1 United States Group E 46,000
2006-06-20 21.00 Paraguay 2-0 Trinidad and Tobago Group B 46,000
2006-06-23 16.00 Saudi Arabia 0-1 Spain Group H 46,000
2006-06-26 17.00 Italy 1-0 Australia Round of 16 46,000
+Teamgeist Australia vs. Japan at the Fritz-Walter-Stadion
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+Teamgeist Australia vs. Japan at the Fritz-Walter-Stadion

2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... // Australia vs Japan Monday, June 12, 2006 15:00 - Fritz Walter Stadion, Kaiserslautern - Attendance: 46,000 Yellow cards: Grella 33 - Moore 58 - Cahill 69 - Aloisi 78 Miyamoto 31 - Takahara 40 - Moniwa 68 Referee: Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt) Assistant referees: Dramane Dante (Mali) Mamadou Ndoye (Senegal) Fourth official: Eric Poulat... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... Detailed results of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Group E. (Key) // Qualification scenarios (after four of six matches) Italy Italy will win the group if they defeat the Czech Republic. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... Detailed results of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Group B. (Key) // Qualification scenarios (after four of six matches) England are assured of qualification for the second round and will win the group if they win or draw their match against Sweden. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... Detailed results of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Group H. (Key) // Qualification scenarios (after three of six matches) Spain will qualify with a win over Tunisia or Saudi Arabia. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 1273 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Fritz Walter Stadion Teamgeist 2006 FIFA World Cup - Group F Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2592x1944, 1273 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Fritz Walter Stadion Teamgeist 2006 FIFA World Cup - Group F Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added... Teamgeist Teamgeist is the official football for the FIFA World Cup 2006. ... // Australia vs Japan Monday, June 12, 2006 15:00 - Fritz Walter Stadion, Kaiserslautern - Attendance: 46,000 Yellow cards: Grella 33 - Moore 58 - Cahill 69 - Aloisi 78 Miyamoto 31 - Takahara 40 - Moniwa 68 Referee: Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt) Assistant referees: Dramane Dante (Mali) Mamadou Ndoye (Senegal) Fourth official: Eric Poulat... The Fritz Walter Stadion is the home to the Bundesliga club 1. ...

External links

  • Fritz Walter Stadion Information and Image Gallery
  • Stadium Guide
  • Soccerphile

Coordinates: 49°26′05″N, 7°46′36″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Fritz Walter Stadion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (240 words)
The Fritz Walter Stadion is the home to the Bundesliga club 1.
Named after Fritz Walter, the captain of the West German side that won the 1954 World Cup, who played for the club throughout his career.
The Stadium was built on the Betzenberg Mountain, hence its nickname "Betze", and was inaugurated in 1926.
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