FC Erzgebirge Aue

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FC Erzgebirge Aue
Full nameFußballclub Erzgebirge Aue e. V.
Founded4 March 1946
GroundErzgebirgsstadion, Aue
ChairmanBernd Keller
ManagerRico Schmitt
League2. Bundesliga
2010/11German 2. Bundesliga, 5th

The Fußballclub Erzgebirge Aue is a football club which plays in the German 2. Bundesliga. The club is from Aue in Saxony.

History[change | change source]

The club was founded as SG Aue in 1945 and on 1 November 1948 became BSG Pneumatik Aue. Changes in sponsorship led to a change in name to Zentra Wismut Aue in 1949 and then simply to SC Wismut Aue in 1951. 1951 they promoted to the DDR-Oberliga. In 1954 the government decided that the nearby city Chemnitz(now called Karl-Marx-Stadt) should have a good team. So the name of Aue was changed to SC Wismut Karl Marx Stadt. But the club still played in Aue. In 1963 Karl Marx Stadt got its own team so the club was renamed to SC Wismut Aue.

Till 1989 Aue was one of the most successful teams in the DDR. They were 3 times winner of the DDR Oberliga (1956, 1957, 1959) and won the Cup once(1955). In the united Germany the started in the NOFV-Oberliga Süd (4th stage). With the establishment of the Regionalliga Nordost (3rd stage) in 1994, the club qualified for the new league. 200o they came to the Regionalliga Nord and were promoted to the 2. Bundesliga after the 1st place there. 2007 they were again relegated but came back in 2010.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of July 1, 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 Martin Männel
2 DF Germany Germany Pierre le Beau
4 DF Germany Germany Thomas Paulus
5 DF Tunisia Tunisia Adli Lachheb
6 MF Germany Germany Kevin Schlitte
7 FW Germany Germany Ronny König
8 FW Germany Germany Mike Könnecke
9 FW Germany Germany Christian Cappek
11 FW Germany Germany Robert Strauß
13 FW Germany Germany Kevin Stephan (on loan from Hertha BSC II)
14 FW Albania Albania Skerdilaid Curri
15 DF Germany Germany René Klingbeil
17 MF Germany Germany Jan Hochscheidt
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 FW Germany Germany Enrico Kern
19 MF Germany Germany Patrick Sonntag
20 MF Germany Germany Oliver Schröder
21 DF Germany Germany Dominic Rau
22 MF Germany Germany Marc Hensel
23 MF Germany Germany Nicolas Höfler (on loan from SC Freiburg)
24 GK Germany Germany Michael Arnold
25 FW Turkey Turkey Guido Kocer
26 GK Germany Germany Stephan Flauder
27 DF Germany Germany Tobias Kempe
28 MF Albania Albania Alban Ramaj
30 DF Germany Germany Fabian Müller