1. FC Saarbrücken II

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1. FC Saarbrücken II
1. FC Saarbrücken.svg
Full name 1.Fußball-Club Saarbrücken e.V.
Founded 1903 (club)
Ground FC-Sportfeld
Ground Capacity 15,000
Chairman Hartmut Ostermann
Manager Martin Forkel
League defunct
2014–15 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar (V), 15th ↓

1. FC Saarbrücken II was the reserve team of German association football club 1. FC Saarbrücken, based in Saarbrücken, Saarland. Historically, until 2005, the team has played as 1. FC Saarbrücken Amateure during the times the senior team played in professional football.

The team has reached the first round of the DFB-Pokal, the German Cup, just once, in 2002–03, the team has played as high as the Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar, courtesy to league titles in the Verbandsliga Saarland, than the highest football league in the state.

History[edit]

The team first made an appearance in the Ehrenliga Saarland from 1948 to 1951 in place of the senior team which played, for a season, in the French second division and, after that, in a friendlies competition.[1]

After a lengthy absence from the top division of the state it made a reappearance in 1986, now in the tier four Verbandsliga Saarland and won the league two seasons later in 1988. Nine seasons in the Oberliga Südwest, now the Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar followed, the team was relegated from the Oberliga in 1997, 2001 and 2007 to return each time a short while later.[2] In 2002 it won the Saarland Cup for the first and only time thereby qualifying for the first round of the 2002–03 German Cup where it lost to Arminia Bielefeld.[3]

1. FC Saarbrücken II has been playing at Oberliga level since the last promotion in 2010, achieving a fourth-place finish as its best-ever result in 2013,[4] at the end of the 2014–15 season the team was withdrawn by the club from competitive football.

Honours[edit]

The team's honours:

Recent seasons[edit]

The recent season-by-season performance of the team:[5][6]

Season Division Tier Position
1999–2000 Oberliga Südwest IV 11th
2000–01 Oberliga Südwest 17th ↓
2001–02 Verbandsliga Saarland V 2nd ↑
2002–03 Oberliga Südwest IV 14th
2003–04 Oberliga Südwest 5th
2004–05 Oberliga Südwest 6th
2005–06 Oberliga Südwest 5th
2006–07 Oberliga Südwest 6th ↓
2007–08 Verbandsliga Saarland V 4th
2008–09 Verbandsliga Saarland VI 6th
2009–10 Verbandsliga Saarland 1st ↑
2010–11 Oberliga Südwest V 14th
2011–12 Oberliga Südwest 9th
2012–13 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar 4th
2013–14 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar 11th
2014–15 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar 17th (withdrawn)

Key[edit]

Promoted Relegated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deutsche Amateurmeister (in German) DFB website: German amateur football championship, accessed: 23 January 2015
  2. ^ Oberliga Südwest tables and results (in German) Weltfussball.de, accessed: 23 January 2015
  3. ^ 2002–03 DFB-Pokal (in German) Weltfussball.de, accessed: 23 January 2015
  4. ^ Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar tables and results (in German) Weltfussball.de, accessed: 23 January 2015
  5. ^ Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv (in German) Historical German domestic league tables
  6. ^ Fussball.de – Ergebnisse (in German) Tables and results of all German football leagues

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