VfL Wolfsburg

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VfL Wolfsburg
Full nameVerein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg e. V. (Sports club)
Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg Fußball GmbH (Professional football club)
Nickname(s)Die Wölfe (The Wolves)
Founded12 September 1945; 74 years ago (1945-09-12)
GroundVolkswagen Arena
Ground Capacity30,000
OwnerVolkswagen (of GmbH)
Executive DirectorFrancisco Javier García Sanz
Head CoachMartin Schmidt
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg e. V., commonly known as VfL Wolfsburg (pronounced [faʊ̯ ʔɛf ʔɛl ˈvɔlfsbʊʁk]) or Wolfsburg, is a football club from Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony. The club plays in the German Bundesliga The club grew out of a multi-sports club for Volkswagen workers in the city of Wolfsburg and is owned by the Volkswagen Group.[1]

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 31 January 2018

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

No. Position Player
1 Belgium GK Koen Casteels
2 Brazil DF William
3 Netherlands DF Paul Verhaegh (vice-captain)
4 Spain MF Ignacio Camacho (captain)
5 Netherlands DF Jeffrey Bruma
6 Netherlands MF Riechedly Bazoer
8 Switzerland MF Renato Steffen
9 Belgium FW Landry Dimata
10 Turkey MF Yunus Mallı
11 Germany MF Daniel Didavi
13 Germany MF Yannick Gerhardt
14 Belgium FW Divock Origi (on loan from Liverpool)
16 Poland MF Jakub Błaszczykowski
17 Germany DF Ohis Felix Uduokhai
18 Nigeria FW Victor Osimhen
20 Germany GK Max Grün
No. Position Player
21 Croatia FW Josip Brekalo
22 Switzerland FW Admir Mehmedi
23 France MF Josuha Guilavogui
24 Germany DF Sebastian Jung
25 United States DF John Brooks
26 Germany MF Justin Möbius
27 Germany MF Maximilian Arnold
29 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Marcel Tisserand (on loan from FC Ingolstadt)
31 Germany DF Robin Knoche
35 Germany DF Gian-Luca Itter
36 Germany GK Phillip Menzel
37 Germany MF Elvis Rexhbeçaj
39 Germany DF Paul Jaeckel
40 Germany FW Julian Justvan
44 Germany MF Jan Neuwirt
45 Turkey MF Murat Saglam

Players 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. Position Player
Belgium MF Ismail Azzaoui (at Willem II until 30 June 2018)
Germany MF Amara Condé (at Holstein Kiel until 30 June 2018)
France MF Paul-Georges Ntep (at Saint-Étienne until 30 June 2018)
No. Position Player
Germany MF Paul Seguin (at Dynamo Dresden until 30 June 2018)
Germany MF Marvin Stefaniak (at 1. FC Nürnberg until 30 June 2018)
32 England FW Kaylen Hinds (at Greuther Fürth until 30 June 2018)

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
1997/98 Bundesliga 14th
1998/99 Bundesliga 6th
1999/00 Bundesliga 7th
2000/01 Bundesliga 9th
2001/02 Bundesliga 10th
2002/03 Bundesliga 8th
2003/04 Bundesliga 10th
2004/05 Bundesliga 9th
2005/06 Bundesliga 15th
2006/07 Bundesliga 15th
2007/08 Bundesliga 5th
2008/09 Bundesliga Champions
2009/10 Bundesliga 8th
2010/11 Bundesliga 15th

Honours[change | change source]

Domestic[change | change source]

Regional[change | change source]

Youth[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Volkswagen Group - Annual Report 2009 - Chronicle 2009". annualreport2009.volkswagenag.com.

Other websites[change | change source]