Ireland to face Germany in Gelsenkirchen
Venue is adjacent to Parkstadion where Wim Kieft’s header broke Irish hearts in 1988
Ireland manager Martin O’Neill will take his side to Gelsenkirchen to meet Germany in October. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho
The FAI has confirmed that Ireland’s qualifier against Germany will be in the Veltins Stadium, Gelsenkirchen, the home of Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04, on October 14th.
The venue is adjacent to the old Parkstadion where the Netherlands beat Ireland 1-0 in the final round of group games at Euro’88, courtesy of Wim Kieft’s header.