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Freiburg banned from playing night games at its new stadium

Bundesliga club Freiburg have been banned from playing evening kick-offs at their new 76-million euros ($84.5 million) stadium because of fears over noise.
Reports have it that the administrative court for Baden-Wurttemberg has issue a banned to 'Freiburg' from hosting any games at their new home stadium, which opens next season, after 2000 local time (1800 GMT) and between 1300 and 1500 on Sunday afternoons.
This court decision would currently prevent the club from playing in four of the six possible kick-off slots -- Fridays at 2030, Saturdays at 1830, Sundays at 1330 and Mondays at 2030.
Local residents near the new stadium, which the club plans to use for the 2020/21 season, filed legal court action in a bid to halt construction, citing noise concerns and fears of increased local traffic.
The court injunction was rejected by a local court in Freiburg last May.
Just recently, their demands have now been partially upheld by the regional court and the decision was announced Wednesday.
Both Freiburg and the German Football League (DFL) have yet to comment to the court ruling.
Freiburg, currently occupy the sixth position in the German Bundesliga table under head coach Christian Streich, have played home games at the 24,000-capacity Schwarzwald Stadion since 1965. Thier new stadium has capacity for 35,000.

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