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Euro 2024 Stadium Guide: Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen

By Andrew Francis

Published: 11:45, 12 May 2024

We’re almost ready to feast on international football once again with Euro 2024 just around the corner. We’ve got all of the details for the Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen ahead of an exciting tournament in Germany.

Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen
Location Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Capacity 54,740
Pitch Size 105 by 68 metres
Surface Grass
Built 2001

Euro 2024

Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen will host four games at Euro 2024, including England’s match against Serbia and Spain vs Italy. The ground of 2. Bundesliga side, Schalke.

Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen
Date Fixture Round
16/06 Serbia vs England (8pm) Group C
20/06 Spain vs Italy (8pm) Group B
26/06 Georgia vs Portugal (8pm) Group F
30/06 Winner Group C vs 3rd Group D/E/F Round of 16

Notable Events

Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen is one of the newer stadiums hosting games at Euro 2024, opening in 2001. It was used at the 2006 World Cup, hosting five matches including the famous quarter final match between Portugal and England where Wayne Rooney was shown a red card and the Three Lions crashed out on penalties.

The stadium has, apart from hosting Schalke’s home games, mainly been used for other sports, with the 2007 and 2008 Speedway Grand Prix, 2010 Ice Hockey Championships and 2018 German Darts Masters all taking place at the ground.