Frankfurt Universe

American Football team from Frankfurt, Germany

The Frankfurt Universe are a German American football team from Frankfurt, Hesse.

Frankfurt Universe
Founded18 July 2007; 16 years ago (2007-07-18)
LeagueGerman Football League
StadiumFrankfurter Volksbank Stadion (Capacity 12 542)
Based inFrankfurt
Team colorsPurple and Orange
OwnerAFC Universe Frankfurt e.V.
PresidentKlaus Rehm
Head coachBrian Caler
ChampionshipsEFL Bowl: 2016
Division titlesGFL 2 South: 2015
CheerleadersFrankfurt Universe Cheerleaders
Frankfurt Universe vs. Nürnberg Rams 2015

The club was formed in 2007. Previously Frankfurt had the NFL Europa team Frankfurt Galaxy. In late 2014 the club announced that it had purchased the rights for the Galaxy name. Once again they played under the name Frankfurt Galaxy. In the official 2015 table of the German Football League however the team is still listed as Frankfurt Universe.[1] It was renamed again as Frankfurt Universe in 2016.

Starting in 2015 the team plays at Frankfurter Volksbank Stadion, home ground of association football team FSV Frankfurt.[2][3]

The team won the GFL 2 south in 2015 with a perfect season. They earned a promotion to the GFL after the eighth placed GFL team, the Franken Knights, withdrew from the promotion/relegation round.

Honours change

The team's honours:

References change

  1. 2015 GFL 2 table Archived 2016-09-10 at the Wayback Machine (in German) German Football League website, accessed: 27 April 2015
  2. Aus Universe wird Galaxy (in German), accessed: 27 April 2015
  3. Touchdowns am Bornheimer Hang Archived 2014-09-11 at the Wayback Machine (in German) Frankfurter Neue Presse, published: 10 September 2014, accessed: 27 April 2015

Other websites change