VfL Wolfsburg

VfL Wolfsburg
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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
LeagueBundesliga
2016–1716th
WebsiteClub website
33px 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

Current squad

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 BELborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BEL GK Koen Casteels
2 BRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BRA DF William
3 NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED DF Paul Verhaegh (vice-captain)
4 SPAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SPA MF Ignacio Camacho (captain)
5 NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED DF Jeffrey Bruma
6 NEDborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NED MF Riechedly Bazoer
8 SUIborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SUI MF Renato Steffen
9 BELborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BEL FW Landry Dimata
10 TURborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge TUR MF Yunus Mallı
11 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Daniel Didavi
13 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Yannick Gerhardt
14 BELborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BEL FW Divock Origi (on loan from Liverpool)
16 POLborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge POL MF Jakub Błaszczykowski
17 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Ohis Felix Uduokhai
18 NGRborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge NGR FW Victor Osimhen
20 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER GK Max Grün
No. Position Player
21 CROborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge CRO FW Josip Brekalo
22 SUIborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge SUI FW Admir Mehmedi
23 FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA MF Josuha Guilavogui
24 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Sebastian Jung
25 USAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge USA DF John Brooks
26 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Justin Möbius
27 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Maximilian Arnold
29 DRCborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge DRC DF Marcel Tisserand (on loan from FC Ingolstadt)
31 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Robin Knoche
35 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Gian-Luca Itter
36 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER GK Phillip Menzel
37 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Elvis Rexhbeçaj
39 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER DF Paul Jaeckel
40 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER FW Julian Justvan
44 GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Jan Neuwirt
45 TURborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge TUR MF Murat Saglam

Players out on loan

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

No. Position Player
BELborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge BEL MF Ismail Azzaoui (at Willem II until 30 June 2018)
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Amara Condé (at Holstein Kiel until 30 June 2018)
FRAborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge FRA MF Paul-Georges Ntep (at Saint-Étienne until 30 June 2018)
No. Position Player
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Paul Seguin (at Dynamo Dresden until 30 June 2018)
GERborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge GER MF Marvin Stefaniak (at 1. FC Nürnberg until 30 June 2018)
32 ENGborder|20px|class=noviewer|baseline|Flagge ENG FW Kaylen Hinds (at Greuther Fürth until 30 June 2018)

League position

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

Domestic

Regional

Youth

References

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

Other websites

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