TSV 1860 Munich

German association football club based in Munich

TSV 1860 Munich (German: T.S.V. 1860 München, Bavarian: TSV 1860 Minga) also known as Sechzig (German: Sechzig, Bavarian: Sechzga, lit. 'sixty') is a football club which plays in the second-division tier German Fußball-Bundesliga.

T.S.V. 1860 München
Full nameTurn- und Sportverein München von 1860
Nickname(s)Die Löwen (The lions)
GroundAllianz Arena
ChairmanDieter Schneider
ManagerReiner Maurer
League2. Bundesliga
2013/142. Bundesliga, 7th


Official coat of arms

The club was founded in 1860, the football section was founded on 25 April 1899. The first match they played was 1902 versus 1. Münchner FC 1896. The match was lost 2:4. 1911 they built a football field on the Grünwalder Straße. In 1926 a stadium was built which offered 40 000 places. 1931 the team reached the final of the championship for the first time but was beaten by Hertha BSC with 3:2. During the Nazi rule in Germany 1860 München had close relations to the Nazi government.[1] In 1963 the club was one of the founders of the German Bundesliga. 1964 they won the German Cup. That year they also reached the final of the UEFA Cup winners cup but lost toWest Ham United. In the 1964/65 season they became for the first and last time German football champion. Till today they often played in the second league but sometimes in the Bundesliga.


Allianz Arena in blue
Old stadium

TSV 1860 München plays in the Allianz Arena which they share with their rival Bayern München. If they play the skin of the Arena is blue. Originally they played at the Grünwalder Straße which they also shared with Bayern between 1925 and 1972.

Current squadEdit

As of 26 August 2015

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 Vitus Eicher
3 DF   Germany Maximilian Wittek
4 DF   Germany Kai Bülow
5 DF   Spain Guillermo Vallori
6 MF   Germany Dominik Stahl
7 MF   South Africa Daylon Claasen
8 DF   Brazil Rodnei
9 FW   Montenegro Stefan Mugoša
10 MF   Austria Michael Liendl
11 MF   Germany Daniel Adlung
13 MF   Spain Ilie Sánchez
14 FW   Hungary Krisztián Simon
16 FW   Germany Stephan Hain
17 DF   Germany Jannik Bandowski
19 FW   Austria Rubin Okotie
No. Pos. Nation Player
20 MF   Albania Valdet Rama
22 GK   Germany Michael Netolitzky
24 GK   Germany Stefan Ortega
25 DF   Uruguay Gary Kagelmacher
26 DF   Germany Christopher Schindler (captain)
27 FW   Germany Marius Wolf
30 DF   Serbia Miloš Degenek
31 MF   Germany Richard Neudecker
33 MF   Germany Korbinian Vollmann
34 FW   Serbia Fejsal Mulić
35 MF   Germany Emanuel Taffertshofer
36 FW   Congo DR Stephane Mvibudulu
38 MF   France Romuald Lacazette
39 DF   Slovakia Vladimír Kováč

Notable playersEdit

  • Rudi Brunnenmeier scored between 1960 and 1968 139 goals in the Bundesliga.
  • Peter Grosser was captain of the championsquads and played two times in Germanys national football team.
  • Bernd Patzke was member of Germanys squad for the FIFA World Cup in 1966.
  • Petar Radenković was goalkeeper in the 1960s and is known for his "trips" to the opponents penalty area.
  • Harald Cerny is with 263 league matches record holder for TSV 1860.
  • Thomas Häßler was member of the German national football team.



League positionEdit

Season League Position
2000/01 Bundesliga 11th
2001/02 Bundesliga 9th
2002/03 Bundesliga 10th
2003/04 Bundesliga 17th
2004/05 2. Bundesliga 4th
2005/06 2. Bundesliga 13th
2006/07 2. Bundesliga 8th
2007/08 2. Bundesliga 11th
2008/09 2. Bundesliga 12th

Former positionEdit


  1. Anton Löffelmeier: Die „Löwen“ unterm Hakenkreuz: Der TSV von 1860 München im Nationalsozialismus. Verlag Die Werkstatt, 2009, ISBN 3-89533-645-9