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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
Ground Capacity49,780
ChairmanStefan Kuntz
ManagerFranco Foda
LeagueGerman 2. Bundesliga
2012/133rd

Current squadEdit

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

Recent seasonsEdit

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 positionEdit

HonoursEdit

StadiumEdit

 
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 StadionEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. "FCK DE – 1. FC Kaiserslautern Website". fck.de.
  2. "Bundesliga Archive". DFB. September 2010. Retrieved 3 September 2010.