SV Wacker Burghausen
|Full name||Sportverein Wacker Burghausen|
|Chairman||Dr. Willi Kleine|
The SV Wacker Burghausen is a professional football club from Burghausen, Bavaria. Burghausen plays in the 3rd German league. The club is part of the SV Wacker Burghausen, a sports club with 24 different sports.
The club was founded in 1930 for the workers in the Wacker Chemie, a chemical factory which was founded in 1914. The firm is still main sponsor of the club.
During its history the club promoted up to the Second Bundesliga, where thy played from 2002/03 till 2006/07. 2007/08 they were 7th in the Regionalliga and qualified for the new 3.Liga. It finished the 2008–09 season in 18th place, on a relegation rank but was saved from having to step down to the Regionalliga by the withdrawal from the league of Kickers Emden for financial reasons.The next season the club finished in 18th place,on a relegation rank but was again saved from having step down to the Regionalliga by the financial problems of Rot Weiss Ahlen.
Current squad [change]
As of 20 May 2011
Recent managers of the club:
|Rainer Hörgl||1 July 2000||25 October 2000|
|Rudi Bommer||26 October 2000||30 June 2004|
|Markus Schupp||1 July 2004||14 December 2006|
|Gino Lettieri||2 January 2007||30 June 2007|
|Ingo Anderbrügge||1 July 2007||31 March 2008|
|Peter Assion||1 April 2008||30 June 2008|
|Günter Güttler||1 July 2008||14 April 2009|
|Ralf Santelli||15 April 2009||30 June 2009|
|Jürgen Press||1 July 2009||9 August 2010|
|Mario Basler||11 August 2010||14 May 2011|
|Rudi Bommer||1 July 2011||present|
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