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Nuremberg - Franken-Stadion

The Franken-Stadion has had a number of facelifts down the years, the most recent costing £38m in readiness for participation at the World Cup.
The tournament's smallest venue first opened in 1928 and was a marching area for the Hitler Youth in the 1930s.
It had an overhaul in 1963 and changed name from the Urban Stadium in another redevelopment between 1987 and 1991.
The 36,000-capacity stadium's latest changes coincided with tenants 1 FC Nurnberg returning to the top-flight.

FIXTURES (all times BST)

Sun 11 June (1700): Mexico v Iran (Gp D)
Thu 15 June (1700): England v Trinidad & Tobago (Gp B)
Sun 18 June (1400): Japan v Croatia (Gp F)
Thu 22 June (2000): Ghana v USA (Gp E)
Sun 25 June (2000): 2nd round (1st Gp D v 2nd Gp C)