VfL Wolfsburg

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VfL Wolfsburg
Logo-VfL-Wolfsburg.svg
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; 76 years ago (1945-09-12)
GroundVolkswagen Arena
Capacity30,000
OwnerVolkswagen (of GmbH)
Executive DirectorFrancisco Javier García Sanz
Head CoachMartin Schmidt
LeagueBundesliga
2016–1716th
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 May 2020[2][3]

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 Belgium Belgium Koen Casteels (vice-captain)
2 DF Brazil Brazil William
4 MF Spain Spain Ignacio Camacho
6 DF Brazil Brazil Paulo Otávio
7 MF Croatia Croatia Josip Brekalo
8 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Renato Steffen
9 FW Netherlands Netherlands Wout Weghorst
11 MF Germany Germany Felix Klaus
12 GK Austria Austria Pavao Pervan
13 MF Germany Germany Yannick Gerhardt
14 FW Switzerland  Switzerland Admir Mehmedi
15 DF France France Jérôme Roussillon
19 DF Switzerland  Switzerland Kevin Mbabu
22 DF Croatia Croatia Marin Pongračić
23 MF France France Josuha Guilavogui (captain)
No. Pos. Nation Player
24 MF Austria Austria Xaver Schlager
25 DF United States United States John Brooks
26 FW United States United States Ulysses Llanez
27 MF Germany Germany Maximilian Arnold (3rd captain)
29 FW Egypt Egypt Omar Marmoush
30 GK Germany Germany Niklas Klinger
31 DF Germany Germany Robin Knoche
32 DF Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR Marcel Tisserand
33 FW Germany Germany Daniel Ginczek
35 GK Germany Germany Lino Kasten
36 GK Germany Germany Phillip Menzel
37 FW France France Mamoudou Karamoko
38 MF Belgium Belgium Ismail Azzaoui
40 FW Brazil Brazil João Victor
43 MF Germany Germany Julian Justvan
44 MF Germany Germany Iba May

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. Pos. Nation Player
5 DF Netherlands Netherlands Jeffrey Bruma (at Mainz 05 until 30 June 2020)
10 MF Turkey Turkey Yunus Mallı (at Union Berlin until 30 June 2020)
17 DF Germany Germany Felix Uduokhai (at FC Augsburg until 30 June 2020)
No. Pos. Nation Player
29 MF Germany Germany John Yeboah (at VVV-Venlo until 30 June 2020)
34 MF Germany Germany Marvin Stefaniak (at Greuther Fürth until 30 June 2021)
37 MF Germany Germany Elvis Rexhbeçaj (at FC Köln until 30 June 2021)

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. Archived from the original on 2018-03-31. Retrieved 2019-02-13.
  2. "Kader". VfL Wolfsburg. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  3. "VfL Wolfsburg Squad". bundesliga.com. Archived from the original on 23 November 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]