England to host Germany for first match at new Wembley


19th, December 2006



The German Football Association (DFB) have said that their national team will be England’s first opponents in the new Wembley Stadium on 22 August, in 2007. Who else thinks that seems a bit optimistic? Anyway, Germany coach Joachim Low revealed last week that the game was due to go ahead even though the Football Association had not made any announcement of the fixture.

The DFB have now said via their official website that the game will take place with a 19.30 kick off.
The last game at the old Wembley was England’s 1-0 loss to Germany in 2000 after Didi Hamman skidded in a speculative freekick and Kevin Keegan

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  1. OmegaSupremeho says:

    Big mistake. Do we want Germany to be the last to win at the old stadium and the first in the new ? Especially dodgy as these new build stadia are usually cursed. I’d welcome some whipping boys, say Andorra so we can all go home thinking we’re world class :)

  2. mof gimmers says:

    That isn’t a daft suggestion!
    Lets get the Reggae boys down again!

  3. Ollie, Pies Ed. says:

    Have to agre with Omega – St Trinian’s second XI would be ideal.