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1. FC Cologne

German association football club

1. FC Köln is a football club that is from Cologne, Germany. The 1. FC KOLN was created in 1948. It was a connection of two football clubs in Cologne (Kölner BC 01 und SpVgg Sülz 07). In the present day, 1.FC Köln plays in the Bundesliga, the first teir of German football. The club's main rival is Borussia Mönchengladbach, though their Ultrá group WH96 does have friendly connections to The Unity of Borussia Dortmund.

1.F.C. Köln
Full name1. Fußball Club Köln
Founded1948
GroundRheinEnergieStadion,
Cologne
Ground Capacity50,374
ChairmanWolfgang Overath
ManagerStåle Solbakken
LeagueBundesliga
2010–11Bundesliga, 10th

League titleEdit

League positionEdit

Season League Position
2000/01 Bundesliga 10th
2001/02 Bundesliga 17th
2002/03 2. Bundesliga 2nd
2003/04 Bundesliga 18th
2004/05 2. Bundesliga Champions
2005/06 Bundesliga 17th
2006/07 2. Bundesliga 9th
2007/08 2. Bundesliga 3rd
2008/09 Bundesliga 12th
2009/10 Bundesliga 13th
2010/11 Bundesliga 10th
2011/12 Bundesliga

Former positionEdit


Current squadEdit

Squad in August 2011: 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 Michael Rensing
2   DF Mišo Brečko
4   DF Christian Eichner
5   DF Sascha Riether
6   MF Kevin Pezzoni
7   FW Sebastian Freis
8   MF Petit
10   FW Lukas Podolski
11   FW Milivoje Novakovič
12   DF Andrezinho
13   MF Martin Lanig
14   FW Alexandru Ioniţă
15   MF Sławomir Peszko
16   DF Christopher Schorch
17   DF Henrique Sereno
No. Position Player
18   DF Tomoaki Makino
19   MF Mato Jajalo
20   FW Adil Chihi
21   DF Pedro Geromel (captain)
22   GK Miro Varvodić
23   DF Kevin McKenna
24   GK Daniel Schwabke
25   MF Adam Matuszczyk
26   GK Timo Horn
27   MF Christian Clemens
28   MF Odise Roshi
29   MF Christopher Buchtmann
30   MF Wilfried Sanou
31   FW Mark Uth
38   FW Thiemo-Jerome Kialka

Popular ex-playersEdit