Signal Iduna Park

Signal Iduna Park

Previously know as the Westfalenstadion, Signal Iduna Park is home to local team Borussia Dortmund. It is one of the most highly regarded football stadiums in Europe and was voted best football stadium by The Times.

The stadium was originally built for the 1974 World Cup. Since then it has established itself as world class arena, becoming particularly renowned for its atmosphere. It hosted six World Cup 2006 matches, including the Germany v Italy semi-final.

Location: Dortmund

Capacity: 65,000

Construction: 1971 - 1974, Renovated on four occasions, most recently 2006.

Matches: Trinidad and Tobago 0 : 0 Sweden (June 10), Germany 1 : 0 Poland (June 14), Togo 0 : 2 Switzerland (June 19), Japan 1 : 4 Brazil (June 22), Brazil 3 : 0 Ghana (June 27) and a semi-final on July 4 - Germany 0 : 2 Italy

World Cup 2006 Venues : Olympiastadion, Allianz Arena, Signal Iduna Park, Veltins Arena, Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion, AOL Arena, Commerzbank-Arena, Fritz Walter Stadion, Rhein Energy Stadion, AWD Arena, Zentralstadion, easyCredit-Stadion