1. FC Germania Egestorf/Langreder

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1. FC Germania Egestorf/Langreder
Germania Egestorf.jpeg
Full name 1. Fußballclub Germania Egestorf/Langreder e.V
Founded 16 March 2001
Ground Sportanlage Egestorf
Ground Capacity 3,000
Chairman Torsten Seebeck
Head Coach Jan Zimmermann
League Regionalliga Nord (IV)
2015–16 Niedersachsenliga (V), 2nd (promoted)

1. FC Germania Egestorf/Langreder is a German association football club from the town of Barsinghausen, Lower Saxony. The club's greatest success has been promotion to the tier four Regionalliga Nord in 2016. By reaching the final of the 2015–16 Lower Saxony Cup the club also qualified for the German Cup for the first time, entering the first round of the 2016–17 edition.

History[edit]

The club was formed on 16 March 2001 when two local clubs, TSV Egestorf and TSV Langreder merged to form the current club in an effort to combine the extensive youth department of the former with the senior team of the latter.[1]

The new club took started out in the tier seven Bezirksliga Hannover 1 but won promotion from this level to the Landesliga Hannover in 2003, it spent the next nine seasons there, with the league renamed to Bezirksoberliga Hannover from 2006 to 2010. After finishing runners-up in 2008 and 2010 and missing out on promotion Germania won the league in 2011–12 and earned promotion to the Niedersachsenliga for the first time, at this level the club finished sixth in its first season and gradually improving every year. A second place in 2015–16 and success in the promotion round to the club up to the tier four Regionalliga Nord for the first time.[2]

The club qualified for the final of the Lower Saxony Cup and thereby directly for the first round of the 2016–17 DFB-Pokal as both finalist advance to the national cup competition from the federation because it is one of the three largest in Germany.[3]

Honours[edit]

The club's honours:

Seasons[edit]

The season-by-season performance of the club:[2][4]

Season Division Tier Position
2001–02 Bezirksliga Hannover 1 VII
2002–03 Bezirksliga Hannover 1 2nd ↑
2003–04 Landesliga Hannover VI 6th
2004–05 Landesliga Hannover 5th
2005–06 Landesliga Hannover 6th
2006–07 Bezirksoberliga Hannover 6th
2007–08 Bezirksoberliga Hannover 2nd
2008–09 Bezirksoberliga Hannover 11th
2009–10 Bezirksoberliga Hannover 2nd
2010–11 Landesliga Hannover 4th
2011–12 Landesliga Hannover 1st ↑
2012–13 Niedersachsenliga V 6th
2013–14 Niedersachsenliga 5th
2014–15 Niedersachsenliga 4th
2015–16 Niedersachsenliga 2nd ↑
2016–17 Regionalliga Nord IV
  • The Landesliga Hannover was renamed to Bezirksoberliga Hannover from 2006 to 2010.
Promoted Relegated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historie des 1.FC Germania Egestorf/Langreder" [History of the 1. FC Germania Egestorf/Langreder]. 1fc-germania.de (in German). Germania Egestorf website. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Germania Egestorf at Fussball.de (in German) accessed: 29 April 2016
  3. ^ "Die Wege in den DFB-Pokal" [The ways to qualify to the German Cup]. kicker.de (in German). kicker. 14 April 2016. Retrieved 29 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Historic German football league tables (in German) Das Deutsche Fussball Archiv, accessed: 29 April 2016

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