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 CoachFlorian Kohfeldt
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]

As of 7 January 2022[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 (captain)
2 DF Brazil Brazil William
3 DF Belgium Belgium Sebastiaan Bornauw
4 DF France France Maxence Lacroix
5 DF Netherlands Netherlands Micky van de Ven
6 DF Brazil Brazil Paulo Otávio
7 FW Germany Germany Luca Waldschmidt
8 MF Belgium Belgium Aster Vranckx
9 FW Netherlands Netherlands Wout Weghorst
10 FW Germany Germany Lukas Nmecha
11 MF Switzerland  Switzerland Renato Steffen
12 GK Austria Austria Pavao Pervan
14 FW Switzerland  Switzerland Admir Mehmedi
15 DF France France Jérôme Roussillon
17 FW Germany Germany Maximilian Philipp
18 DF Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland Anselmo García McNulty
No. Pos. Nation Player
19 DF Switzerland  Switzerland Kevin Mbabu
20 MF Germany Germany Ridle Baku
21 FW Poland Poland Bartosz Białek
22 MF England England Felix Nmecha
23 MF France France Josuha Guilavogui
24 MF Austria Austria Xaver Schlager
25 DF United States United States John Brooks
27 MF Germany Germany Maximilian Arnold (vice-captain)
28 FW Belgium Belgium Dodi Lukebakio (on loan from Hertha)
30 GK Germany Germany Niklas Klinger
31 MF Germany Germany Yannick Gerhardt
33 FW Germany Germany Daniel Ginczek
35 GK Germany Germany Philipp Schulze
38 DF Germany Germany Jannis Lang
42 MF Germany Germany Dominik Marx
44 MF Germany Germany Marvin Stefaniak
FW France France Fally Mayulu

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
2011/12 Bundesliga 8th
2012/13 Bundesliga 11th
2013/14 Bundesliga 5th
2014/15 Bundesliga 2nd
2015/16 Bundesliga 8th
2016/17 Bundesliga 16th
wins relegation versus Eintracht Braunschweig
2017/18 Bundesliga 16th
wins relegation versus Holstein Kiel
2018/19 Bundesliga 6th
2019/20 Bundesliga 7th
2020/21 Bundesliga 4th

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 7 January 2022.
  3. "VfL Wolfsburg Squad". bundesliga.com. Archived from the original on 23 November 2018. Retrieved 7 January 2020.

Other websites[change | change source]