SV Wacker Burghausen

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SV Wacker Burghausen
Full nameSportverein Wacker Burghausen
GroundWacker Arena
Ground Capacity10,000
ChairmanDr. Willi Kleine
ManagerGermany Rudi Bommer
League3rd Liga

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.

History[change | change source]

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 | change source]

As of 20 May 2011

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

No. Position Player
1 Germany GK Renè Vollath
2 Germany DF Mounir Chaftar
3 Germany MF Ronald Schmidt
5 Germany DF Josef Cinar
6 Germany DF Alexander Eberlein
8 Germany FW Sebastian Glasner
9 Germany FW Nicky Adler
10 Morocco MF Youssef Mokhtari
13 Nigeria FW Joseph Olumide
14 Germany MF Christoph Burkhard
15 Germany MF Markus Grübl
16 Nigeria DF Darlington Omodiagbe
No. Position Player
17 Germany MF Heiko Schwarz
20 Germany MF Christian Brucia
21 Germany DF Maxi Thiel
22 Germany DF Marco Holz
23 Germany DF Thomas Leberfinger
24 Germany MF Matthias Heidrich
25 Germany MF Tobias Huber
26 Germany FW Christoph Behr
27 Germany DF Harald Bonimeier
28 Germany GK Manuel Schönhuber
29 Germany MF Patryk Mrowca

Managers[change | change source]

Recent managers of the club:[1]

Manager Start Finish
Rainer Hörgl 1 July 2000 25 October 2000
Rudi Bommer 26 October 2000 30 June 2004
Markus Schupp 1 July 2004 14 December 2006
Italy 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
Italy 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

References[change | change source]

  1. Wacker Burghausen .:. Trainer von A-Z (in German)

Other websites[change | change source]