1. FC Kaiserslautern

German association football club
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1.F.C. Kaiserslautern, also known as 1. FCK, FCK or simply Kaiserslautern, is a association football club from Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. On 2 June 1900, Germania 1896 and FG Kaiserslautern came together to become the F.C. 1900. In 1909, they then joined F.C. Palatia (founded in 1901) and F.C. Bavaria (founded in 1902) to create F.V. 1900 Kaiserslautern. In 1929 they once again joined forces with S.V. Phönix to become F.V. Phönix-Kaiserslautern before finally taking on this new name three years later. Kaiserslautern plays in the German Bundesliga, the best league in Germany.

1.F.C. Kaiserslautern
Full name1. Fussball-Club Kaiserslautern e.V.
Nickname(s)Die Roten Teufel (The Red Devils)
Founded2 June 1900
GroundFritz Walter Stadion,
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Capacity49,780
ChairmanStefan Kuntz
ManagerFranco Foda
LeagueGerman 2. Bundesliga
2012/133rd

Current squad Edit

As of 1 July, 2011[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   Germany Tobias Sippel
2 DF   Czech Republic Jan Šimůnek
3 DF   Denmark Leon Jessen
5 DF   Germany Martin Amedick
6 DF   Germany Mathias Abel
7 MF   Germany Oliver Kirch
8 MF   Germany Christian Tiffert (captain)
9 FW   Israel Itay Shechter
10 MF   Turkey Olcay Şahan
11 FW   Bulgaria Iliyan Mitsanski
13 DF   Greece Athanasios Petsos (on loan from Bayer Leverkusen)
14 MF   Israel Gil Vermouth
15 MF   Austria Clemens Walch
16 FW   Germany Richard Sukuta-Pasu
17 DF   Germany Alexander Bugera
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF   Algeria Chadli Amri
19 MF   Czech Republic Jiří Bílek
20 DF   Brazil Rodnei
21 MF   Germany Pierre de Wit
23 DF   Germany Florian Dick
24 DF   Brazil Lucas (on loan from Bayer Leverkusen)
25 MF   Croatia Stiven Rivić
26 FW   Germany Steven Zellner
27 GK   Austria Marco Knaller
28 MF   Greece Kostas Fortounis
29 GK   Germany Kevin Trapp
30 FW   Cameroon Dorge Kouemaha (on loan from Club Brugge)
32 FW   Slovakia Adam Nemec
34 DF   Germany Willi Orban
35 FW   Germany Julian Derstroff

Recent seasons Edit

Season Division Rank P W D L F A GD Pts Cup CWC EL CL
1989–90 Bundesliga 12 34 10 11 13 42 55 −13 31:37 Winner
1990–91 Bundesliga 1 34 19 10 5 72 45 +27 48:20 2R 1R
1991–92 Bundesliga 5 34 17 10 11 58 42 +16 44:24 QF 2R
1992–93 Bundesliga 8 34 13 9 12 50 40 +10 35:33 2R 3R
1993–94 Bundesliga 2 34 18 7 9 64 36 +28 43:25 QF
1994–95 Bundesliga 4 34 17 12 5 58 41 +17 46:22 SF 2R
1995–96 Bundesliga 16 34 6 18 10 31 37 −6 36 Winner 2R
1996–97 2. Bundesliga 1 34 19 11 4 74 28 +46 68 1R 1R
1997–98 Bundesliga 1 34 19 11 4 63 39 +24 68 3R
1998–99 Bundesliga 5 34 19 6 9 62 37 25 63 2R QF
1999–00 Bundesliga 5 34 15 5 14 54 59 −5 50 3R 3R
2000–01 Bundesliga 8 34 15 5 14 49 54 −5 50 2R SF
2001–02 Bundesliga 7 34 17 5 12 62 53 +9 56 QF
2002–03 Bundesliga 14 34 10 10 14 40 42 −2 40 Runner-up
2003–04 Bundesliga 13 34 11 6 17 39 62 −23 36 1R 1R
2004–05 Bundesliga 12 34 12 6 16 43 52 −9 42 2R
2005–06 Bundesliga 16 34 8 9 17 47 71 −24 33 3R
2006–07 2. Bundesliga 6 34 13 14 7 48 34 +14 53 1R
2007–08 2. Bundesliga 13 34 9 12 13 37 37 0 39 2R
2008–09 2. Bundesliga 7 34 15 7 12 53 48 +5 52 1R
2009–10 2. Bundesliga 1 34 19 10 5 56 28 +28 67 3R
2010–11 Bundesliga 7 34 13 7 14 48 51 -3 46 QF

As of 19 May 2011[2]
P = Played; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points; Cup = DFB-Pokal; CWC = European Cup Winners' Cup; EL = UEFA Europa League; CL = UEFA Champions League.
in = Still in competition; — = Not attended; 1R = 1st round; 2R = 2nd round; 3R = 3rd round; 1/8 = Round of sixteen; QF = Quarterfinals; SF = Semifinals.

Former position Edit

Honours Edit

Stadium Edit

 
Fritz Walter 1956

FCK plays its home matches in the Fritz Walter Stadion. It was built in 1920. The stadium and the neighbouring street is named after the FCK player Fritz Walter. Walter was member of the 1954 World Cup squad.The stadium is on the Betzenberg, a steep sandstone hill. The stadium has a capacity of 49,780 and was a 2006 World Cup stadium.

2006 FIFA World Cup matches at the Fritz Walter Stadion Edit

  • Australia 3–1 Japan
  • Italy 1–1 United States
  • Paraguay 2–0 Trinidad and Tobago
  • Saudi Arabia 0–1 Spain
  • Italy 1–0 Australia

References Edit

  1. "FCK DE – 1. FC Kaiserslautern Website". fck.de.
  2. "Bundesliga Archive". DFB. September 2010. Archived from the original on 7 December 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2010.