VfL Wolfsburg

sportsclub from Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany

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; 76 years ago (1945-09-12)
GroundVolkswagen Arena
Capacity30,000
OwnerVolkswagen (of GmbH)
Executive DirectorFrancisco Javier García Sanz
Head CoachFlorian Kohfeldt
LeagueBundesliga
2016–1716th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

PlayersEdit

As of 7 January 2022[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 (captain)
2 DF   Brazil William
3 DF   Belgium Sebastiaan Bornauw
4 DF   France Maxence Lacroix
5 DF   Netherlands Micky van de Ven
6 DF   Brazil Paulo Otávio
7 FW   Germany Luca Waldschmidt
8 MF   Belgium Aster Vranckx
9 FW   Netherlands Wout Weghorst
10 FW   Germany Lukas Nmecha
11 MF    Switzerland Renato Steffen
12 GK   Austria Pavao Pervan
14 FW    Switzerland Admir Mehmedi
15 DF   France Jérôme Roussillon
17 FW   Germany Maximilian Philipp
18 DF   Republic of Ireland Anselmo García McNulty
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 DF    Switzerland Kevin Mbabu
20 MF   Germany Ridle Baku
21 FW   Poland Bartosz Białek
22 MF   England Felix Nmecha
23 MF   France Josuha Guilavogui
24 MF   Austria Xaver Schlager
25 DF   United States John Brooks
27 MF   Germany Maximilian Arnold (vice-captain)
28 FW   Belgium Dodi Lukebakio (on loan from Hertha)
30 GK   Germany Niklas Klinger
31 MF   Germany Yannick Gerhardt
33 FW   Germany Daniel Ginczek
35 GK   Germany Philipp Schulze
38 DF   Germany Jannis Lang
42 MF   Germany Dominik Marx
44 MF   Germany Marvin Stefaniak
FW   France Fally Mayulu

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
2011/12 Bundesliga 8th
2012/13 Bundesliga 11th
2013/14 Bundesliga 5th
2014/15 Bundesliga 2nd
2015/16 Bundesliga 8th
2016/17 Bundesliga 16th
wins relegation versus Eintracht Braunschweig
2017/18 Bundesliga 16th
wins relegation versus Holstein Kiel
2018/19 Bundesliga 6th
2019/20 Bundesliga 7th
2020/21 Bundesliga 4th

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 7 January 2022.
  3. "VfL Wolfsburg Squad". bundesliga.com. Archived from the original on 23 November 2018. Retrieved 7 January 2020.

Other websitesEdit