Bökelbergstadion

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Bökelbergstadion
Gladbach Fans.JPG
Location Germany Mönchengladbach, Germany
Owner Stadt Mönchengladbach
Capacity 34.500
Construction
Opened September 20, 1919
Renovated 1960, 1978
Closed 2006
Tenants
Borussia Mönchengladbach

The Bökelbergstadion (pronounced [ˈbøːkəlbɛʁkˌʃtaːdi̯ɔn]) was a football stadium in Mönchengladbach, Germany.

History[edit]

It was the home of Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach before Borussia-Park opened in 2004. The stadium had a capacity of up to 34,500 people. The inauguration took place on September 20, 1919 under the name Westdeutsches Stadion. The site's nickname then, was "de Kull" (the gravel-pit). The name "Bökelbergstadion" was established on July 28, 1962, after Borussia Mönchengladbach won the DFB-Pokal for the first time. The stadium was completely demolished by August 2006. Construction of new residential buildings went ahead in 2007.

See also[edit]

Media related to Bökelbergstadion at Wikimedia Commons

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Coordinates: 51°12′32.07″N 6°26′22.40″E / 51.2089083°N 6.4395556°E / 51.2089083; 6.4395556