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Veltins-Arena

Stadium information
Full nameVeltins-Arena
Former namesArena AufSchalke
FIFA World Cup Stadium, Gelsenkirchen (2006 FIFA World Cup)
LocationGelsenkirchen, Germany
Built1998 2001
Opened2001
OwnerSchalke 04
OperatorSchalke 04
Construction cost- 192 million
ArchitectHentrich, Petschnigg und Partner
Capacity61,672 (Seating & Terracing)
54,142 (Seating Only)
Suites90
Record attendanceIce hockey: 77,803
May 7, 2010
2010 IIHF World Championship Opening Game
Field dimensions105 m x 68 m
TenantsSchalke 04

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Veltins-Arena (Originally Arena AufSchalke) is a football stadium in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It opened in 2001, as the new home ground for German Bundesliga club Schalke 04.

It hosted the 2004 UEFA Champions League final and 5 matches in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, including a quarter-final. It has a league capacity of 61,482 (standing and seated) and an international capacity of 53,951 (seated only). The stadium has a retractable roof and a retractable pitch. The naming rights to the stadium were sold on July 1, 2005 to the German brewery Veltins.

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Raul to the rescue as Schalke end home win drought - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--BERLIN Former Spanish international great Raul scored a brace as Bundesliga strugglers Schalke 04 finally ended their jinx at the -Veltins-Arena- with a 3 ... - Date : Fri, 05 Nov 2010 22:00:32 GMT+00:00
Operatic twist to televised Bundesliga clash - AFP Tweet this news
AFP--The game at Schalke's -Veltins Arena- on Saturday December 4 will be screened by German sports channel Sky and viewers will have the option of hearing ... - Date : Sat, 06 Nov 2010 12:00:32 GMT+00:00
Ghana Defender Sarpei Hints At Schalke Revival - Peace FM Online Tweet this news
Peace FM Online--The Royal Blues and face Bayer Leverkusen at the -Veltins-Arena-, Gelsenkirchen and are under pressure to pull away from the relegation zone. ... - Date : Fri, 29 Oct 2010 13:16:03 GMT+00:00
Benedikt Hoewedes Calls For Schalke To Show Fighting Spirit Against Hapoel Tel ... - Peace FM Online Tweet this news
Peace FM Online--Schalke have performed very well in the Champions League so far, having garnered back-to-back wins at the -Veltins-Arena- over Benfica and Hapoel Tel-Aviv, ... - Date : Mon, 01 Nov 2010 19:54:49 GMT+00:00
Transfer Talk: Bruce hails 'fantastic new asset' in Bramble - Independent Tweet this news
Independent--The Schalke coach, Felix Magath, is "convinced" the former Real Madrid striker Raul will be playing at the -Veltins-Arena- next season. ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 23:02:25 GMT+00:00
„Rock statt Rente“: Senioren-Chor rockt mit Pur die Veltins-Arena - Derwesten.de Tweet this news
Derwesten.de--August, einen Oldie-Chor zum gemeinsamen Auftritt vor über 50.000 Zuschauern in die Schalker -Veltins-Arena- ein. „Ich habe schon so viel erlebt, ... - Date : Tue, 10 Aug 2010 11:38:34 GMT+00:00
Veltins-Arena: Der „König“ ruft zur Schlagernacht auf Schalke - Derwesten.de Tweet this news
Derwesten.de--Schlagernacht auf Schalke in der -Veltins-Arena-. „Schlag acht auf Schalke - jetzt geht die Party los!“ Gut, Jürgen Drews singt etwas verschnupft und es ist ... - Date : Fri, 09 Jul 2010 15:55:58 GMT+00:00
Bundesliga: Das kostet eine Stadion-Tour - GELD kompakt (Blog) Tweet this news
GELD kompakt (Blog)--FC Schalke 04: -Veltins-Arena-: 9 Euro Erwachsene, 5 Euro Jugendliche bis 21 Jahren. Exklusive Kleingruppen bis 17 Personen zahlen insgesamt 155 Euro. ... - Date : Tue, 13 Jul 2010 08:46:09 GMT+00:00
Deutsche Telekom: Filme und Fußball-Bundesliga bald in 3D - HDDaily.de Tweet this news
HDDaily.de---...- als alle “Liga Total”-Abonnenten das Eröffnungsspiel der Eishockey-Weltmeisterschaft in der -Veltins-Arena- auf Schalke in 3D empfangen konnten. ... - Date : Mon, 12 Jul 2010 14:16:54 GMT+00:00
NUDO BORROMEO - HBO DESPIDIÓ A LOS PESOS PESADOS - Boxeo Mundial Tweet this news
Boxeo Mundial--El año pasado, más de 50'000 personas se juntaron en el -Veltins Arena-, de Alemania, para ver la pelea de Wladimir con Ruslan Chagaev. Este año, en mayo, ... - Date : Tue, 13 Jul 2010 04:04:09 GMT+00:00

Preceded by
Old Trafford
Manchester
UEFA Champions League
Final Venue

2004
Succeeded by
Atatürk
Istanbul

2006 FIFA World Cup :
Date Time(CET) Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round Attendance
2006-06-09 21.00 Poland Poland 0-2 Ecuador Ecuador Group A 52,000
2006-06-12 18.00 US United States 0-3 Czech Republic Czech Republic Group E 52,000
2006-06-16 15.00 Argentina Argentina 6-0 Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro Group C 52,000
2006-06-21 16.00 Portugal Portugal 2-1 Mexico Mexico Group D 52,000
2006-07-01 17.00 England England 0-0 (1-3 PEN) Portugal Portugal Quarterfinals 52,000

FC Schalke 04

InformationClub, Players, Managers, Revierderby
StadiaVeltins-Arena, Parkstadion, Glückauf-Kampfbahn
Seasons2008 09

Bundesliga venues (2010 11)

Allianz Arena * AWD-Arena * Badenova-Stadion * BayArena * Borussia-Park * Bruchwegstadion * Commerzbank-Arena * Frankenstadion * Fritz Walter Stadion * Imtech Arena * Mercedes-Benz Arena * Millerntor-Stadion * RheinEnergieStadion * Rhein-Neckar-Arena * Signal Iduna Park * Veltins-Arena * Volkswagen-Arena * Weserstadion

2006 FIFA World Cup Stadiums

FIFA WM-Stadion Dortmund (Dortmund), FIFA WM-Stadion Frankfurt (Frankfurt), FIFA WM-Stadion Gelsenkirchen (Gelsenkirchen), FIFA WM-Stadion Hamburg (Hamburg), FIFA WM-Stadion Hannover (Hanover), FIFA WM-Stadion Köln (Cologne), FIFA WM-Stadion München (Munich), Frankenstadion (Nuremberg), Fritz-Walter-Stadion (Kaiserslautern), Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion (Stuttgart), Olympiastadion (Berlin), Zentralstadion (Leipzig)



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