Monday, April 21, 2008


The 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as Ausswiss 2008, an algamation of the host countries Austria and Switzerland names,will take place from 7 June to 29 June 2008.

Basle, St Jakob Park (capacity 42,500) - the stadium capacity is being increased for the tournament from its present level of just over 33,000. Home ground of FC Basel.

Geneva, Stade de Geneve (capacity 30,000) - opened in 2003 and the home ground of Servette FC.

Zurich, Letzigrund Stadion (capacity 30,000) - the stadium is due to open in September 2007 and will be the home ground of FC Zurich.

Berne, Stade de Suisse Wankdorf stadium (capacity 32,000) - the original stadium was the venue of the 1954 World Cup final, was demolished in 2001 and rebuilt, opening again in July 2005. Home to BSC Young Boys.


, Ernst Happel Stadion (capacity 50,000) - the stadium has held four European Cup finals.

Salzberg, Stadion Salzberg Wals-Seizenheim (capacity 30,000) - the stadium opened in 2003 and the capacity will be increased for the finals.

Innsbruck, Stadion Tivuli Neu (capacity 30,000) - home ground of FC Wacker Tirol. The stadium capacity is being increased for the tournament.

Klagenfurt, Worthersee Stadion (capacity 30,000) - the stadium opens in 2007 and will be home to FC Karnten.



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