TSV 1860 Munich

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T.S.V. 1860 München
Full nameTurn- und Sportverein München von 1860
Nickname(s)Die Löwen (The lions)
GroundAllianz Arena
Ground Capacity69,901
ChairmanDieter Schneider
ManagerReiner Maurer
League2. Bundesliga
2013/142. Bundesliga, 7th

TSV 1860 Munich (German: T.S.V. 1860 München, Bavarian: TSV 1860 Minga) also known as Sechzig (German: Sechzig, Bavarian: Sechzga, lit. 'sixty') is a football club which plays in the second-division tier German Fußball-Bundesliga.

History[change | change source]

Official coat of arms

The club was founded in 1860, the football section was founded on 25 April 1899. The first match they played was 1902 versus 1. Münchner FC 1896. The match was lost 2:4. 1911 they built a football field on the Grünwalder Straße. In 1926 a stadium was built which offered 40 000 places. 1931 the team reached the final of the championship for the first time but was beaten by Hertha BSC with 3:2. During the Nazi rule in Germany 1860 München had close relations to the Nazi government.[1] In 1963 the club was one of the founders of the German Bundesliga. 1964 they won the German Cup. That year they also reached the final of the UEFA Cup winners cup but lost toWest Ham United. In the 1964/65 season they became for the first and last time German football champion. Till today they often played in the second league but sometimes in the Bundesliga.

Ground[change | change source]

Allianz Arena in blue
Old stadium

TSV 1860 München plays in the Allianz Arena which they share with their rival Bayern München. If they play the skin of the Arena is blue. Originally they played at the Grünwalder Straße which they also shared with Bayern between 1925 and 1972.

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 26 August 2015

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 Vitus Eicher
3 Germany DF Maximilian Wittek
4 Germany DF Kai Bülow
5 Spain DF Guillermo Vallori
6 Germany MF Dominik Stahl
7 South Africa MF Daylon Claasen
8 Brazil DF Rodnei
9 Montenegro FW Stefan Mugoša
10 Austria MF Michael Liendl
11 Germany MF Daniel Adlung
13 Spain MF Ilie Sánchez
14 Hungary FW Krisztián Simon
16 Germany FW Stephan Hain
17 Germany DF Jannik Bandowski
19 Austria FW Rubin Okotie
No. Position Player
20 Albania MF Valdet Rama
22 Germany GK Michael Netolitzky
24 Germany GK Stefan Ortega
25 Uruguay DF Gary Kagelmacher
26 Germany DF Christopher Schindler (captain)
27 Germany FW Marius Wolf
30 Serbia DF Miloš Degenek
31 Germany MF Richard Neudecker
33 Germany MF Korbinian Vollmann
34 Serbia FW Fejsal Mulić
35 Germany MF Emanuel Taffertshofer
36 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Stephane Mvibudulu
38 France MF Romuald Lacazette
39 Slovakia DF Vladimír Kováč

Notable players[change | change source]

  • Rudi Brunnenmeier scored between 1960 and 1968 139 goals in the Bundesliga.
  • Peter Grosser was captain of the championsquads and played two times in Germanys national football team.
  • Bernd Patzke was member of Germanys squad for the FIFA World Cup in 1966.
  • Petar Radenković was goalkeeper in the 1960s and is known for his "trips" to the opponents penalty area.
  • Harald Cerny is with 263 league matches record holder for TSV 1860.
  • Thomas Häßler was member of the German national football team.

Honours[change | change source]

League[change | change source]

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Bundesliga 11th
2001/02 Bundesliga 9th
2002/03 Bundesliga 10th
2003/04 Bundesliga 17th
2004/05 2. Bundesliga 4th
2005/06 2. Bundesliga 13th
2006/07 2. Bundesliga 8th
2007/08 2. Bundesliga 11th
2008/09 2. Bundesliga 12th

Former position[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Anton Löffelmeier: Die „Löwen“ unterm Hakenkreuz: Der TSV von 1860 München im Nationalsozialismus. Verlag Die Werkstatt, 2009, ISBN 3-89533-645-9