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Bökelbergstadion

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

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

History

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

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

External links

  • Borussia Mönchengladbach official web site
  • The Bökelberg Stadium - a virtual Stadium tour
  • The Online memorial


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