World Cup Football 2006 Germany


From its heavy-industrial roots, Gelsenkirchen has emerged as a leader in high-tech enterprise in recent years. The stadium was only recently completed and held the Champions League final in 2004 (won by Porto).

Stadium Details

NameArena Auf Schalke
Club(s) Schalke 04

Matches in Gelsenkirchen

Group Stage

  • Match 2. Friday 9th June 2006, Gelsenkirchen, 20:00 BST
    Group A Match
    Poland 0–2 Ecuador
    Ecuador goals: C. Tenorio (24′), Delgado (80′)
    Coverage: ITV1

  • Match 10. Monday 12th June 2006, Gelsenkirchen, 17:00 BST
    Group E Match
    United States 0–3 Czech Republic
    Czech Republic goals: Koller (5′), Rosický (36′, 76′)
    Coverage: BBC1

  • Match 21. Friday 16th June 2006, Gelsenkirchen, 14:00 BST
    Group C Match
    Argentina 6–0 Serbia and Montenegro
    Argentina goals: Rodríguez (6′, 41′), Cambiasso (31′), Crespo (78′), Tevez (84′), Messi (88′)
    Coverage: BBC1

  • Match 39. Wednesday 21st June 2006, Gelsenkirchen, 15:00 BST
    Group D Match
    Portugal 2–1 Mexico
    Portugal goals: Maniche (6′), Simão (24′ penalty)
    Mexico goal: Fonseca (29′)
    Coverage: ITV1

Quarter Finals

  • Match 59. Saturday 1st July 2006, Gelsenkirchen, 16:00 BST
    Quarter Final
    England 0–0 Portugal after extra time
    Portugal won 1–3 on Penalties
    Lampard Miss Score Simão
    Hargreaves Score Miss Viana
    Gerrard Miss Miss Petit
    Carragher Miss Score Postiga
    Score Ronaldo
    Coverage: BBC1

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