FC St. Gallen

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St. Gallen
FC St. Gallen logo
Full nameFussballclub St. Gallen 1879
Founded19 April 1879; 144 years ago (1879-04-19)
GroundKybunpark, St. Gallen
PresidentMatthias Hüppi
Head coachPeter Zeidler
LeagueSwiss Super League
2021–22Swiss Super League, 5th of 10
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Fussballclub St. Gallen 1879 is a Swiss professional football club from the city of St. Gallen. The team plays in the Swiss Super League. FC St. Gallen play their home games at the Kybunpark.

History[change | change source]

The club was founded on 19 April 1879. It is the oldest club still in existence in Swiss football. The team has little success in comparison to other clubs. They won the Swiss championship twice (1904 and 2000) and the Cup once (1969). Mostly they were in the middle of the table. In the 21st century St. Gallen was relegeted twice (2008 and 2011). In 2016 FC St. Gallen became a member of the exclusive Club of Pioneers[1] as the oldest football club of Switzerland.

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

League[change | change source]

Cup[change | change source]

Players[change | change source]

St. Gallen squad in 1881

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 2 August 2022[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 Ghana Ghana Lawrence Ati-Zigi
4 DF Switzerland  Switzerland Leonidas Stergiou
5 DF Croatia Croatia Matej Maglica
6 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Basil Stillhart
7 FW Austria Austria Fabian Schubert
8 MF Spain Spain Jordi Quintillà
9 FW Switzerland  Switzerland Jérémy Guillemenot
11 FW Switzerland  Switzerland Julian Von Moos
13 MF Germany Germany Leonhard Münst (on loan from VfB Stuttgart II)
16 MF Germany Germany Lukas Görtler
19 DF Mali Mali Daouda Guindo (on loan from Red Bull Salzburg)
20 DF Austria Austria Albert Vallci
22 FW Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Emmanuel Latte Lath (on loan from Atalanta)
23 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Gregory Karlen
No. Pos. Nation Player
24 DF Philippines Philippines Michael Kempter
25 GK Germany Germany Lukas Watkowiak
27 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Randy Schneider
29 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Alessandro Kräuchi
30 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Patrick Sutter
31 FW Switzerland  Switzerland Alessio Besio
32 MF Switzerland  Switzerland David Jacovic
33 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Isaac Schmidt
34 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Stefano Guidotti
35 GK Germany Germany Bela Dumrath
37 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Christian Witzig
56 MF Kosovo Kosovo Edis Bytyqi
77 FW Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo Chadrac Akolo

Coaches[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Club of Pioneers is a worldwide network of the oldest continuing association football clubs from each country.
  2. "1. Mannschaft | Saison 2022/23" [First team | 2022/23 season] (in German). FC St. Gallen. 2 August 2022.

Other Websites[change | change source]