Stadion Nürnberg (Frankenstadion)
|44 308 (International capacity)|
|154 (Press seats)|
|655 (Bussiness seats)|
|20 (VIP lodge)|
|83 (Disabled seats)|
|Clubs||1. FC Nürnberg|
|Other names||easyCredit Stadion (2006-2012), Grundig Stadion (2012-2016), Max-Morlock-Stadion (independently endowed by fans)|
|Project||Hentrich-Petschnigg & Partner|
|Address||Max-Morlock-Platz 1, 90480 Nürnberg|
Nuremberg: Sponsor to give stadium name to fans… if they collect the money
First of its kind, a new crowdfunding campaign will soon begin in Nuremberg. Supporters need to collect €800,000 in order to change their stadium’s name for one they’ve long dreamt of.
Germany: Wolfsburg with Germany’s best turf
Bayern overthrown, at least in terms of field quality. VfL Wolfsburg received the Pitch of the Year award, followed by 1. FSV Mainz and Borussia Dortmund. In 2. Bundesliga the award went to RB Leipzig.
Nuremberg: Can supporters and sponsor be satisfied at the same time?
Fans of 1. FC Nürnberg have been campaigning to honour their club’s legend in the stadium’s name. Can this be consoled with a naming rights deal? Here’s an attempt that may have backfired already.
Euro Qualifiers: England, Poland and Germany on top
Perhaps surprisingly, the three most-supported national teams during Euro 2016 qualifiers were England, Poland and Germany. In that order! Italy and Spain left well behind, while Austria strived.
10+ Ranking 2015: Attendances in Europe (Part 2. The Clubs)
Borussia, Barca and Man United – lovely dominant trio. But it wasn’t them who gained most fans last season. Check all 217 clubs that draw an average crowd of 10,000+!
10+ Ranking 2015: Attendances in Europe (Part 1. The Leagues)
Numbers don’t lie: French Ligue 1 outgrew Italian Serie A as Europe’s fourth largest league. Premier League seems unlikely to catch up to Bundesliga, while Turkey, Ukraine and Scotland are down.
Germany: Veltins Arena most-attended in 2014
The Gelsenkirchen stadium proved to be Germany’s most attended sports and entertainment venue in 2014, surpassing Munich’s Allianz Arena. 2,366,568 people visited the stadium.
10+ Ranking: Here are the best European clubs by attendance
There are 229 clubs in Europe enjoying on average 10,000 spectators and more. We list all of them to show the Continent’s most magnetic teams. Some fanbases really deserve praise for their participation, right Rangers/Portsmouth?
Nuremberg: Naming rights owner to satisfy fans with new stadium name?
In three years the naming rights deal with Grundig is over and Grundig Stadion will be no more. How would the new stadium name sound? Perhaps Max-Morlock-Stadion, as fans have been appealing for years? New sponsor is willing to leave name up to fans.
Nuremberg: New stadium by 2020?
It's not the first declaration by 1. FC Nuernberg, but this time we know the estimated deadline for their new stadium. Feasibility study is under way and details should be known this autumn, according to RAN.de.
Nuremberg: 1. FC Nürnberg to build a new stadium?
Is this a realistic plan or just a way to say that the club isn’t happy with current lease terms? Time will tell, but so far sports director claims the club will run a feasibility study, whether a redevelopment or construction from scratch would be better.
Nuremberg: Grundig didn’t make everyone happy
New naming rights deal for Frankenstadion is a relief after much hated “easyCredit Stadion”, but for some fans no sponsor should take the name. They’ve been fighting for several years and aren’t stopping now, saying this deal only makes them stronger.
Germany: Nuremberg stadium renamed
Electronic company Grundig acquired naming rights for the Nuremberg-based Frankenstadion yesterday. The deal lasting until 2017 is worth over €3 million – DPA reports.
Germany: Controversial safety regulations approved, what now?
Yesterday 36 top clubs voted on proposed safety regulation changes with vast majority in favour. Many fans see this as clamp-down on fan culture, but others are encouraged by events of past few weeks. What's changing inside German stadia?
Germany: Fans don’t feel safe?
Temperature around German football safety has been growing for months and is almost as hot as the flares set off by fans inside stadiums. Flares much hated by football governing bodies who suggested a new safety system, claiming people don’t feel safe at football games. They only forgot to ask the people, whether this is the case…