Borussia Mönchengladbach

City

Mönchengladbach, formerly known as München-Gladbach is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany with a population of 259,996 citizens. It is located west of the Rhine, halfway between Düsseldorf and the Dutch border.

Mönchengladbach is home of the football club Borussia Mönchengladbach, Formula One race car drivers Nick Heidfeld and Heinz-Harald Frentzen, author/cartoonist Walter Moers, cabaret artist Volker Pispers, philosopher Hans Jonas, Goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen and the former football players and managers Günther Netzer and Jupp Heynckes. Joseph Pilates, the creator of the Pilates method of physical fitness, was born here in 1883.

Club

Founded:

August 1st, 1900

Colours:

black, white and green

Members:

80,000

Titles:

Championships: 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976, 1977

German Cup: 1960, 1973, 1995

UEFA Cup: 1975, 1979

Stadium

Name:

Stadion im Borussia-Park

Capacity:

54,018 spectators 
37,869 seats (all covered)

16,145 standing (all covered)

Average attendance:

51,494 (95.3%) season 2016/17

Prices:

Beer: Bitburger 4€/0.5l

Sausage: 3€

Tickets

There are various categories for seats and standing depending on the opponent. Prices range from 12€ to 70€

Tickets: Go to ticket center

Transport

Car:

Fans arriving from the Mönchengladbach Autobahn junction should travel on the A 61 towards Koblenz until the Nordpark exit. Supporters arriving from the opposite direction should also take the Nordpark exit. From there, continue on the B 230 towards Nordpark – the way to the stadium is well signposted.

Public transport:

To/From central station: The shuttle buses run from Platz der Republik (behind the main train station) to the stadium every five minutes, beginning three hours before kick-off and running until two hours after full time. The journey lasts around 15 minutes.

The match ticket price includes free travel with the local transport providers.


Airport: The closest major airports are Düsseldorf (DUS) and Cologne/Bonn (CGN).