VfL Wolfsburg

sportsclub from Wolfsburg

Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg e. V., commonly known as VfL Wolfsburg (pronounced [faʊ̯ ʔɛf ʔɛl ˈvɔlfsbʊʁk]) or Wolfsburg, is a football club from Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony. The club plays in the German Bundesliga The club grew out of a multi-sports club for Volkswagen workers in the city of Wolfsburg and is owned by the Volkswagen Group.[1]

VfL Wolfsburg
Logo-VfL-Wolfsburg.svg
Full nameVerein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg e. V. (Sports club)
Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg Fußball GmbH (Professional football club)
Nickname(s)Die Wölfe (The Wolves)
Founded12 September 1945; 75 years ago (1945-09-12)
GroundVolkswagen Arena
Ground Capacity30,000
OwnerVolkswagen (of GmbH)
Executive DirectorFrancisco Javier García Sanz
Head CoachMartin Schmidt
LeagueBundesliga
2016–1716th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 31 May 2020[2][3]

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   Belgium Koen Casteels (vice-captain)
2 DF   Brazil William
4 MF   Spain Ignacio Camacho
6 DF   Brazil Paulo Otávio
7 MF   Croatia Josip Brekalo
8 MF    Switzerland Renato Steffen
9 FW   Netherlands Wout Weghorst
11 MF   Germany Felix Klaus
12 GK   Austria Pavao Pervan
13 MF   Germany Yannick Gerhardt
14 FW    Switzerland Admir Mehmedi
15 DF   France Jérôme Roussillon
19 DF    Switzerland Kevin Mbabu
22 DF   Croatia Marin Pongračić
23 MF   France Josuha Guilavogui (captain)
No. Pos. Nation Player
24 MF   Austria Xaver Schlager
25 DF   United States John Brooks
26 FW   United States Ulysses Llanez
27 MF   Germany Maximilian Arnold (3rd captain)
29 FW   Egypt Omar Marmoush
30 GK   Germany Niklas Klinger
31 DF   Germany Robin Knoche
32 DF   Congo DR Marcel Tisserand
33 FW   Germany Daniel Ginczek
35 GK   Germany Lino Kasten
36 GK   Germany Phillip Menzel
37 FW   France Mamoudou Karamoko
38 MF   Belgium Ismail Azzaoui
40 FW   Brazil João Victor
43 MF   Germany Julian Justvan
44 MF   Germany Iba May

Players out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
5 DF   Netherlands Jeffrey Bruma (at Mainz 05 until 30 June 2020)
10 MF   Turkey Yunus Mallı (at Union Berlin until 30 June 2020)
17 DF   Germany Felix Uduokhai (at FC Augsburg until 30 June 2020)
No. Pos. Nation Player
29 MF   Germany John Yeboah (at VVV-Venlo until 30 June 2020)
34 MF   Germany Marvin Stefaniak (at Greuther Fürth until 30 June 2021)
37 MF   Germany Elvis Rexhbeçaj (at FC Köln until 30 June 2021)

League positionEdit

Season League Position
1997/98 Bundesliga 14th
1998/99 Bundesliga 6th
1999/00 Bundesliga 7th
2000/01 Bundesliga 9th
2001/02 Bundesliga 10th
2002/03 Bundesliga 8th
2003/04 Bundesliga 10th
2004/05 Bundesliga 9th
2005/06 Bundesliga 15th
2006/07 Bundesliga 15th
2007/08 Bundesliga 5th
2008/09 Bundesliga Champions
2009/10 Bundesliga 8th
2010/11 Bundesliga 15th

HonoursEdit

DomesticEdit

RegionalEdit

YouthEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Volkswagen Group - Annual Report 2009 - Chronicle 2009". annualreport2009.volkswagenag.com. Archived from the original on 2018-03-31. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  2. "Kader". VfL Wolfsburg. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  3. "VfL Wolfsburg Squad". bundesliga.com. Archived from the original on 23 November 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2017.

Other websitesEdit