FC Basel

association football club in Basle, Switzerland
(Redirected from F.C. Basel 1893)

FC Basel 1893 (Fussball Club Basel 1893), widely known as FC Basel, FCB, or just Basel,[1][2][3] is a Swiss football club based in Basel, in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

Basel
Full nameFussball Club Basel 1893
Nickname(s)FCB, Bebbi (Citizen of Basel), RotBlau
Founded15 November 1893; 130 years ago (1893-11-15)
GroundSt. Jakob-Park, Basel
Capacity38,512; 37,500
for international matches
PresidentBernhard Burgener
Head coach?
LeagueSwiss Super League
2022–235th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

FC Basel was started by an advertisement placed by Roland Geldner in the 12 November 1893 edition of the Basler national newspaper. He wanted that a football team is formed . Everybody who wants to play should come in the restaurant Schuhmachern-Zunft. Eleven men attended the meeting, mainly from the academic community, and founded the Fussball Club Basel on 15 November 1893.

Since 2009 the club also has a Women soccer team. They als play at the highest level of Swiss Women´s football, the Swiss Women's Super League.

Honours

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National

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  • Swiss Championship: 20
    • 1952–53, 1966–67, |1968–69, 1969–70, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1976–77, 1979–80, 2001–02, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
  • Swiss Cup: 13
    • 1932–33, 1946–47, 1962–63, 1966–67, 1974–75, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2009–10, 2011–12, 2016–17, 2018–19
  • Swiss League Cup: 1
    • 1972

International

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Current squad

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As of 25 July 2022[4]

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   Switzerland Marwin Hitz
3 DF   Germany Noah Katterbach (on loan from Köln)
4 DF   Spain Arnau Comas
5 DF   Switzerland Michael Lang
6 DF   Burkina Faso Nasser Djiga
7 FW   Canada Liam Millar
8 FW   France Andy Diouf (on loan from Rennes)
9 FW   Switzerland Zeki Amdouni (on loan from Lausanne-Sport)
10 FW   France Jean-Kévin Augustin
11 FW   Hungary Ádám Szalai
13 GK   Switzerland Mirko Salvi
15 DF   Ghana Kasim Nuhu (on loan from Hoffenheim)
16 GK   Switzerland Nils de Mol
17 FW   Switzerland Andi Zeqiri (on loan from Brighton and Hove Albion)
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF   Ghana Emmanuel Essiam
19 MF   Switzerland Darian Males (on loan from Inter Milan)
20 MF   Switzerland Fabian Frei (Captain)
21 DF   France Andy Pelmard
22 DF   Germany Sergio López
23 MF   Netherlands Wouter Burger
24 FW   Switzerland Tician Tushi
26 FW   Senegal Kaly Sène
27 FW   Switzerland Dan Ndoye
28 DF   France Hugo Vogel
30 FW   Germany Anton Kade
34 MF   Albania Taulant Xhaka (vice-captain)
38 MF   Switzerland Yannick Marchand
40 MF   Switzerland Liam Chipperfield
42 MF   Tunisia Sayfallah Ltaief
72 DF   Switzerland Andrea Padula
96 MF   Portugal Joelson Fernandes (on loan from Sporting)

References

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  1. "Liverpool v FC Basle". The Guardian. 26 September 2002. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. "FC Basle fan Roger Federer predicts 2–1 defeat for Chelsea". Sunday Express. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  3. "FC Basle vs Chelsea: live". The Telegraph. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  4. "Spieler" [Players] (in German). FC Basel. Retrieved 9 July 2021.

Other websites

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