1. FC Köln

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1.F.C. Köln
Emblem 1.FC Köln.svg
Full name1. Fußball Club Köln
Founded1948
GroundRheinEnergieStadion,
Cologne
Capacity50,374
ChairmanWolfgang Overath
ManagerStåle Solbakken
LeagueBundesliga
2010–11Bundesliga, 10th

1. FC Köln is a football club that is from Cologne, Germany. The 1. FC KOLN was created in 1948. It was a connection of two football clubs in Cologne (Kölner BC 01 und SpVgg Sülz 07). In the present day, 1.FC Köln plays in the Bundesliga, the first teir of German football. The club's main rival is Borussia Mönchengladbach, though their Ultrá group WH96 does have friendly connections to The Unity of Borussia Dortmund.

League title[change | change source]

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Bundesliga 10th
2001/02 Bundesliga 17th
2002/03 2. Bundesliga 2nd
2003/04 Bundesliga 18th
2004/05 2. Bundesliga Champions
2005/06 Bundesliga 17th
2006/07 2. Bundesliga 9th
2007/08 2. Bundesliga 3rd
2008/09 Bundesliga 12th
2009/10 Bundesliga 13th
2010/11 Bundesliga 10th
2011/12 Bundesliga

Former position[change | change source]


Current squad[change | change source]

Squad in August 2011: 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 Germany Michael Rensing
2 DF Slovenia Slovenia Mišo Brečko
4 DF Germany Germany Christian Eichner
5 DF Germany Germany Sascha Riether
6 MF Germany Germany Kevin Pezzoni
7 FW Germany Germany Sebastian Freis
8 MF Portugal Portugal Petit
10 FW Germany Germany Lukas Podolski
11 FW Slovenia Slovenia Milivoje Novakovič
12 DF Brazil Brazil Andrezinho
13 MF Germany Germany Martin Lanig
14 FW Romania Romania Alexandru Ioniţă
15 MF Poland Poland Sławomir Peszko
16 DF Germany Germany Christopher Schorch
17 DF Portugal Portugal Henrique Sereno
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 DF Japan Japan Tomoaki Makino
19 MF Croatia Croatia Mato Jajalo
20 FW Morocco Morocco Adil Chihi
21 DF Brazil Brazil Pedro Geromel (captain)
22 GK Croatia Croatia Miro Varvodić
23 DF Canada Canada Kevin McKenna
24 GK Germany Germany Daniel Schwabke
25 MF Poland Poland Adam Matuszczyk
26 GK Germany Germany Timo Horn
27 MF Germany Germany Christian Clemens
28 MF Albania Albania Odise Roshi
29 MF Germany Germany Christopher Buchtmann
30 MF Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Wilfried Sanou
31 FW Germany Germany Mark Uth
38 FW Germany Germany Thiemo-Jerome Kialka

Popular ex-players[change | change source]