Heidewaldstadion

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Heidewaldstadion
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FSV Gütersloh 2009 vs. Mellendorfer TV
Full name Heidewaldstadion
Former names Adolf-Hitler-Stadion (1933-1945)
Location Gütersloh, Germany
Owner City of Gütersloh
Capacity
12,500
Construction
Built 1932/33
Opened 1933
Renovated 1972, 1997
Tenants
FC Gütersloh, FSV Gütersloh 2009

Heidewaldstadion is an association football stadium in Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the biggest football stadium in Kreis Gütersloh and currently has a capacity of 12,500 spectators. It is the home stadium of the FC Gütersloh football team playing in the Westfalenliga.

The Portuguese national team based their training camp for the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals at Marienfeld in Kreis Gütersloh, so a public training session of the soccer stars took place in Gütersloh. The stadium also hosted a game of the 4th World Football Championships for para-athletes with an intellectual disability (Russia vs. Northern Ireland 0-0).

The Turkish national team prepared for the UEFA Euro 2008 at Marienfeld, too, and had a public training session in the Heidewaldstadion on May, 22nd.

Coordinates: 51°53′30″N 8°23′18″E / 51.89167°N 8.38833°E / 51.89167; 8.38833