Dortmund

E & E tour Europe

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Borussia Dortmund – They are one of the most successful German clubs, the past few years Bundesliga runners-up. The 09 refers to when they were formed – 1909… we heard about the team and their history from our excited tour guide, herself a super-fan – and a proud holder of a season-card for the “yellow wall”. This is the name for the famous 25,000-strong south stand of fans capable of putting off penalty takers from opposing teams…

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Westfalenstadion or Signal Iduna Park – the largest stadium in the Bundesliga! The stadium was built for the 1974 world cup, and sits alongside their earlier stadium, which is now used by the 2nd team. The stadium was extended beyond the 74 size, adding higher tiers all round. The grass is being watered over the summer – and there’s a strict no-touch policy for the pitch!


Here’s some padlocks near the gates. Below there’s…

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