Plaque unveiled at Bayern's first stadium

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This evening’s Bundesliga season-opener against Hoffenheim marks the start of a new era for FC Bayern. It will be the Reds’ first league game since the Allianz Arena was redesigned with a new Bayern look over the summer.

Before making their way to the club’s current stadium, president Uli Hoeneß and vice-president Walter Mennekes took a special trip into the record German champions’ history.

The Kurt Landauer Foundation, in the presence of the Wamsler family as well as Uri Siegel, Landauer’s nephew, unveiled a plaque at Clemensstraße 50 in Munich in honour of Bayern’s first stadium. It was here where the club formed in 1900 was offered a pitch by oven manufacturer Friedrich Wamsler Snr. to play home games, which they did for the next seven years.

“I think it’s fantastic that our friends from the ‘Südkurve München’ uphold the tradition of FC Bayern in this way and don’t forget where the club came from,” said Hoeneß. “We have a great tradition and a long history. It was nice to be here.”

The central purpose of the Kurt-Landauer-Stiftung e.V. is to commemorate the former Bayern president Kurt Landauer, his story and the values he represented. More information on the organisation can be found HERE.

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