Wörthersee Stadion

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Wörthersee Stadion
Former namesWörtherseestadion
successor of the nearby Wörtherseestadion demolished 2005
LocationKlagenfurt, Austria
OwnerCity of Klagenfurt
Field size105 x 68 m
Construction cost 66,5 million
ArchitectAlbert Wimmer
SK Austria Kärnten (2007–2010)
SK Austria Klagenfurt (2010–present)

Wörthersee Stadion is a stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria. It is the home ground of SK Austria Klagenfurt .

History[change | change source]

Inside Wörthersee stadion

The first Wörtherseestadion was built in 1960 as the home ground of the old SK Austria Klagenfurt with a capacity of 10,900. Although Austria Klagenfurt was relegated in 2004 the Carinthian government was for building a new stadium for the UEFA Euro 2008.

The new stadium was for 32,000 visitors. It was opened on 7 September 2007 with a a friendly match between Austria and Japan in front of 26,500 spectators. For the 2007-08 season FC Pasching was relocated to the stadium to ensure matches after the Euro 2008. Till the bankruptcy in 2010 Pasching played under the name SK Austria Kärnten in the stadium. 2010 the stadium was renamed Wörthersee stadium because the name sponsor so far ( Hypo Group Alpe Adria) was in economic troubles. The stadium is now the homeground of SK Austria Klagenfurt. It also hosted final matches of the Austrian Cup.

Since July 2022 it is named 28 Black stadium for sponsorship reasons.[2]

Euro 2008 matches[change | change source]

The Wörthersee Stadion hosted 3 matches of Euro 2008.[3]

Date Team #1 Result Team #2 Stage Attendance
June 8th, 2008  Germany 2–0  Poland Group B
30 461
June 12th, 2008  Croatia 2–1  Germany Group B
30 400
June 16th, 2008  Croatia 1–0  Poland Group B
30 400

Cup finals at Wörthersee stadium[change | change source]

Date Team #1 Result Team #2 Attendance
May 16th, 2010 SC Wiener Neustadt 0-1 SK Sturm Graz
28 000
May 18th, 2014 FC Red Bull Salzburg 4-2 SKN St. Pölten
11 700
June 3rd, 2015 FK Austria Wien 0:2 a.e.t FC Red Bull Salzburg
16 200
May 19th, 2016 Admira Wacker 0:5 FC Red Bull Salzburg
10 200
June 1st, 2017 SK Rapid Wien 1-2 FC Red Bull Salzburg
20 200
May 9th, 2018 SK Sturm Graz 1-0 a.e.t. FC Red Bull Salzburg
27 100
May 1st, 2019 FC Red Bull Salzburg 2-0 SK Rapid Wien
24 200
May 29th, 2020 FC Red Bull Salzburg 5-0 SC Austria Lustenau
May 1st, 2021 LASK 0-3 FC Red Bull Salzburg
  1. due to Covid pandemic
  2. due to Covid pandemic

References[change | change source]

  1. Der Standard
  2. Stadt Klagenfurt (German)
  3. Spielplan und Ergebnisse

Other websites[change | change source]