Ernest Pohl Stadium

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Stadion imienia Ernesta Pohla
Stadion Górnika Zabrze
Stadion imienia Ernesta Pohla
Location Zabrze, Poland
Owner City of Zabrze
Operator Górnik Zabrze
Capacity 3,000 (upgrading to 32,000)
Record attendance 50 000 (Górnik Zabrze-Gwardia Warszawa, 22 September 1957)
Field size 105 m x 68 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened September 2, 1934
Renovated 2011
Construction cost 150 mln PLN (netto), 200 mln (brutto)
Tenants
Górnik Zabrze

Ernest Pohl Stadium also Górnik Zabrze Stadium is a football stadium in Zabrze, Poland. It is the home ground of Górnik Zabrze. The stadium holds 10,000 people and was built in 1934. The new stadium, located on another place, should not be confused with the old stadium with the same name, which still hosts matches of Górnik Zabrze.

History[edit]

Built in 1934 as Adolf-Hitler-Kampfbahn (en: Adolf Hitler Arena). In 2004, it was renamed and given the name of Ernest Pohl, a famous Polish footballer who played for Górnik Zabrze.

New stadium[edit]

A first stage of renovation was approved for 150 million złotys, and is to hold 24,000 spectators. Three stands will be opened by the end of April 2013. Completed stadium will have capacity of 32,000.

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Coordinates: 50°17′46.74″N 18°46′6.83″E / 50.2963167°N 18.7685639°E / 50.2963167; 18.7685639