Georg-Gaßmann-Stadion

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Georg-Gaßmann-Stadion
Georg-Gaßmann-Stadion Mercenaries fern.jpg
Full name Georg-Gaßmann-Stadion
Location Ockershausen, Marburg
Coordinates 50°47′51.99″N 8°45′16.57″E / 50.7977750°N 8.7546028°E / 50.7977750; 8.7546028Coordinates: 50°47′51.99″N 8°45′16.57″E / 50.7977750°N 8.7546028°E / 50.7977750; 8.7546028
Owner City of Marburg
Capacity 12,000
Field size 105 x 68 m
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1967
Renovated 2001 &
2006–07
Tenants
VfB Marburg (Association football)
Marburg Mercenaries (American football)

The Georg-Gaßmann-Stadion is a multi-purpose stadium in the district of Ockershausen in Marburg, Germany, named after the former politician and mayor of the city, Georg Gaßmann.

The stadium, opened in 1967, is primarily used by the American football team Marburg Mercenaries, who play in the German Football League.[1] VfB Marburg, the city's highest ranked association football team, also use the ground for friendlies and cup games against higher-ranked opponents. The Thorpe Cup athletics meetings in 2009 and 2010 were also held at the stadium.

With its 12,000 capacity, the Georg-Gaßmann-Stadion is the largest in the region of Mittelhessen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Der Verein". Marburg Mercenaries (in German). Archived from the original on March 1, 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2010. 

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