Borussia Dortmund

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Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund logo.svg
Full nameBallspielverein Borussia 09 e.V. Dortmund
Nickname(s)Die Borussen
Die Schwarzgelben (The Black and Yellows)
Der BVB (The BVB)
Short nameBVB
Founded19 December 1909; 111 years ago (1909-12-19)
GroundWestfalenstadion
Capacity81,359[1]
PresidentReinhard Rauball
ChairmanHans-Joachim Watzke (CEO)
Head CoachEdin Terzić
LeagueBundesliga
2016–173rd
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Borussia Dortmund (BVB) is a German Sports club in Dortmund. It is most noted for its football team that plays in the Bundesliga. Dortmund is one of the most successful clubs in German football history.

Besides football, the club has handball and table tennis departments since the end of 2004, the club also has a fan section, which represents the interests of the team supporters. In the 2010/11 season the matches were visited by an average of 79.151 people. This means that 98,1 percent of the seats were sold.

The official name reads ball play association Borussia 1909 registered association Dortmund and frequently shortened with BVB or BVB 09. The club was the first German team to win an international title (1965 Cupwinner's Cup) and also the first to win the newly installed Champions League (1997, final 3-1 win about Juventus).

Football[change | change source]

The football (soccer) team plays their home games in the Signal Iduna Park (formerly Westfalen Stadion) in Dortmund.

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Bundesliga 15th
2001/02 Bundesliga Champions
2002/03 Bundesliga 5th
2003/04 Bundesliga 8th
2004/05 Bundesliga 7th
2005/06 Bundesliga 10th
2006/07 Bundesliga 9th
2007/08 Bundesliga 13th
2008/09 Bundesliga 6th
2009/10 Bundesliga 5th
2010/11 Bundesliga Champions
2011/12 Bundesliga Champions
2012/13 Bundesliga 2nd
2013/14 Bundesliga 2nd

Former position[change | change source]

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 5 October 2020[2]

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 Switzerland  Switzerland Roman Bürki
2 DF Spain Spain Mateu Morey
5 DF France France Dan-Axel Zagadou
6 MF Denmark Denmark Thomas Delaney
7 MF England England Jadon Sancho
8 MF Germany Germany Mahmoud Dahoud
9 FW Norway Norway Erling Haaland
10 FW Belgium Belgium Thorgan Hazard
11 FW Germany Germany Marco Reus (captain)
13 DF Portugal Portugal Raphaël Guerreiro
14 DF Germany Germany Nico Schulz
15 DF Germany Germany Mats Hummels
16 DF Switzerland  Switzerland Manuel Akanji
18 FW Germany Germany Youssoufa Moukoko
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 MF Germany Germany Julian Brandt
20 MF Brazil Brazil Reinier (on loan from Real Madrid)
22 MF England England Jude Bellingham
23 MF Germany Germany Emre Can
24 DF Belgium Belgium Thomas Meunier
25 GK Germany Germany Luca Unbehaun
26 DF Poland Poland Łukasz Piszczek (vice-captain)
28 MF Belgium Belgium Axel Witsel
29 DF Germany Germany Marcel Schmelzer
30 DF Germany Germany Felix Passlack
32 MF United States United States Giovanni Reyna
35 GK Switzerland  Switzerland Marwin Hitz
36 MF Germany Germany Ansgar Knauff
37 MF Germany Germany Tobias Raschl

Out on loan[change | change source]

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

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Argentina Argentina Leonardo Balerdi (at Olympique de Marseille until 30 June 2021)
DF Germany Germany Jeremy Toljan (at Sassuolo until 30 June 2021)
MF Spain Spain Sergio Gómez (at Huesca until 30 June 2021)
No. Pos. Nation Player
MF Netherlands Netherlands Immanuel Pherai (at Zwolle until 30 June 2021)[3]
MF Germany Germany Marius Wolf (at Köln until 30 June 2021)

1997 UEFA Champions League Winning Squad[change | change source]

Manager history since the start of the German Bundesliga[change | change source]

Manager Ottmar Hitzfeld led Borussia Dortmund to their first UEFA Champions League title in 1997
Start End Manager
1 July 1963 30 June 1965 Hermann Eppenhoff
1 July 1965 30 June 1966 Willi Multhaup
1 July 1966 10 April 1968 Heinz Murach
18 April 1968 16 December 1968 Oßwald Pfau
7 December 1968 17 March 1969 Helmut Schneider
21 March 1969 30 June 1970 Hermann Lindemann
1 July 1970 21 December 1971 Horst Witzler
3 January 1972 30 June 1972 Herbert Burdenski
1 July 1972 30 October 1972 Detlev Brüggemann
1 November 1972 1 March 1973 Max Michallek
2 March 1973 30 June 1973 Dieter Kurrat
1 July 1973 30 June 1974 Janos Bedl
1 July 1974 1 February 1976 Otto Knefler
1 February 1976 18 June 1976 Horst Buhtz
18 June 1976 30 April 1978 Otto Rehhagel
21 May 1978 29 April 1979 Carl-Heinz Rühl
30 April 1979 30 June 1979 Uli Maslo
1 July 1979 10 May 1981 Udo Lattek
11 May 1981 30 June 1981 Rolf Bock
1 July 1981 30 June 1982 Branko Zebec
1 July 1982 5 April 1983 Karl-Heinz Feldkamp
6 April 1983 30 June 1983 Helmut Witte
1 July 1983 23 October 1983 Uli Maslo
31 October 15 November 1983 Heinz-Dieter Tippenhauer
16 November 1983 30 June 1984 Horst Franz
1 July 1984 24 October 1984 Friedhelm Konietzka
28 October 1984 30 June 1985 Erich Ribbeck
1 July 1985 20 April 1986 Pál Csernai
20 April 1986 26 June 1988 Reinhard Saftig
27 June 1988 30 June 1991 Horst Köppel
1 July 1991 30 June 1997 Ottmar Hitzfeld
1 July 1997 30 June 1998 Nevio Scala
1 July 1998 4 February 2000 Michael Skibbe
5 February 2000 12 April 2000 Bernd Krauss
16 April 2000 30 June 2000 Udo Lattek
1 July 2000 30 June 2004 Matthias Sammer
1 July 2004 18 December 2006 Bert van Marwijk
19 December 2006 12 March 2007 Jürgen Röber
12 March 2007 19 May 2008 Thomas Doll
1 July 2008 Jürgen Klopp

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

*German Champions:

Winners (8): 1955–56, 1956–57, 1962–63, 1994–95, 1995–96, 2001–02, 2010–11, 2011–12
Runners-up (4): 1948–49, 1960–61, 1965–66, 1991–92
Winners (2): 1964–65, 1988–89
Runners-up (2): 1962–63, 2007–08
Winners (3): 1989, 1995, 1996
Runners-up (1): 2011
Runners-up (1): 2003

European[change | change source]

Winners (1): 1996–97
Winners (1): 1965–66
Runners-up (2): 1992–93, 2001–02
Runners-up (1): 1997

Worldwide[change | change source]

Winners (1): 1997

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dortmunds Stadionkapazität erhöht sich" (in German). Spiegel Online. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  2. "First Team". Borussia Dortmund. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  3. "BVB verlängert mit Immanuel Pherai - und verleiht ihn an Zwolle" (in German). Ruhr Nachrichten. Retrieved 17 September 2020.

Other websites[change | change source]

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