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FC Basel is based at the St Jakob Park football stadium. Fussball Club Basel 1893 plays in the Swiss Super League. They are one of the most successful clubs in Switzerland.
There is a wide choice of hotels, b&b's, cheaper hostels and apartments for rent within close distance of the football ground. Accommodation located within walking distance or right in the heart of Basel near the main railway station.
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St Jakob Park - Fussball Club Basel 1893
St Jakob Park Football Stadium Basel is the home ground of FC Basel. St. Jakob Park, designed by Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron is awarded four stars by UEFA. The new stadium replaced the old St. Jakob-Stadion. The duo of architects had already gained worldwide reputation before, for example with the construction of the Tate Modern in London. The positive resonance to the stadium project was certainly a factor in Herzog & de Meuron receiving commissions to design the Allianz-Arena in Munich and the new Olympic stadium in Beijing.
St. Jakob-Park is a multifunctional sport arena and the largest stadium in Switerland. It can seat 38,512 people during Swiss competition and 37,500 spectators for international matches. The maximum capacity for concerts is 60,000.
The complex include also a gym, a retirement home with over 100 apartments, a shopping mall with 33 businesses, 680 indoor and just nearly 1,500 outdoor parking places, ten vip-lounges with a view on the pitch, a bistro and a sports-bar. The sports centre caters to the widest variety of needs.
The city of Basel and the city of Zürich have a long-standing rivalry. Therefore, FC Basel's most traditional and fiercest rivals are Grasshopper-Club Zürich and FC Zürich. Other popular teams in Switzerland are Servette FC of Genève or Geneva and BSC Young Boys, based in Bern.
Club -- FC Basel or Fussball Club Basel 1893
Club Colours -- Red and Blue
Founded -- 15 November 1893
Nicknames -- FCB, Bebbi, RotBlau
Capacity -- 42,500
Stadium -- St Jakob Park
Location -- The stadium can be found south-east of the city centre.
Address -- FC Basel 1893, Birsstrasse 320 A, 4052 Basel Switzerland
Website -- FC Basel
Most appearances -- Karl Odermatt (407)
Most goals -- Seppe Hugi (244)
Record victories -- 10-0 on five occasions, most recently at SC Zug (Swiss Cup, 4 September 1993)
Record defeat -- Neuchatel Xamax FC 9-1 FC Basel 1893 (Swiss Championship, 15 August 1987)
Location of Basel -- The city of Basel is located in the centre of north-western Switzerland, on the border with Germany and France. It's situated at the very core of central Europe. Basel is a lively border town, with a strong traditional base rooted in history which can be experienced not only at its carnival, the Basler Fasnacht. Both its historic townscape and modern architecture are part of Basel’s living present. The city of Zürich Switzerland is less than 1 hour away by train.
Air Connections : Basel Mulhouse Airport BSL - The airport is about 7 miles of the stadium. Easyjet has daily flights from London Luton and Stansted. British Airways fly to Basel Mulhouse from London Heathrow on a daily basis, and Swiss Airlines from London City.
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Cheap hotels near stadium Basel Switzerland
St. Gotthard Swiss Quality Hotel - ( 2.3 km from St Jakob Park Stadium )
"Being different is what we do best". Entirely renovated, high standard 4-star hotel with 94 new and quiet rooms, inlcuding 5 junior suites.
Hotel Schweizerhof - ( 2.4 km from St Jakob Park Stadium Basel )
Hotel Schweizerhof has been completely refurbished in 2006 and offers now additional, new extras to our guests.
Dorint Hotel An der Messe Basel - ( 3.5 km from St Jakob Park Stadium Basel )
The Dorint Hotel An der Messe Basel, situated next to the trade fair grounds and congress hall, is ideally located within a short distance to the city centre, the train station Badischer Bahnhof and...