Category:Defunct football clubs in North Rhine-Westphalia
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The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total, this list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Baesweiler 09 – Baesweiler 09 was a German association football club from the city of Baesweiler, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club was established in 1909 as Superior Baesweiler and in 1920 merged with Alemannia Baesweiler to create Sportverein Baesweiler 09, the club took on SV Oidtweiler as a partner in 1922 in a union that lasted until 1933. Between 1947–56 and 1957–64, SV played in the Amateurliga Mittelrhein capturing division titles there in 1951,1954, following the 1963 formation of the Bundesliga, Germanys first professional top flight league, the Amateurliga became a third division circuit. The Baesweiler club finished in last place in 1964 and was absent from the Amateurliga for a season and they played another five seasons in the third tier before slipping again and spending two seasons in the Verbandsliga Mittelrhein. Baesweiler returned to the Amateurliga Mittelrhein where they would spend 13 of the next 15 seasons and they had a close brush with relegation in 1975 when they were beaten 3,4 by VfL Köln in a playoff, but the result was reversed on appeal. They were relegated twice – in 1982 and 1985 – but returned to what had become the Amateuroberliga Nordrhein after single season absences, after another failed campaign in 1987 SV was relegated again and spent the next 8 seasons in lower level play. In 1995, the club won its way to the Oberliga Nordrhein where they played 4 seasons as a tier side before declaring bankruptcy. A youth club known as Jugendsportverein Baesweiler 09 was formed after the bankruptcy and is active today. Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv historical German domestic league tables
2. SSV Barmen – SSV Barmen was a German association football club from Barmen in the city of Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club became part of ASV Wuppertal in a 1970 merger with VfB Wuppertal, Eintracht Wuppertal, the origins of SSV go back to the 1906 founding of Sport Club Germania Rott. That club merged with Fußball Club Olympia Barmen to form Barmer Spielverein 06 which joined Sportverein 07 Carnap on 27 August 1920 to become Sport- und Spielvereinigung Barmen, the club was renamed Sportgemeinde Blau-Gelb Wuppertal in 1929 before again taking up the name SSVg Barmen in 1939. During World War II, SSV played alongside Sportfreunde Schwarz-Weiß Wuppertal, SSV played a single season in the postwar Bezirksliga Berg-Mark in 1946–47. The team also played two seasons in the Amateurliga Niederrhein in 1947–48 and 1951–52, the Barmen side disappeared into the newly formed Allgemeiner Sport-Verein Wuppertal on 11 June 1970. From 1920–45, SSV played in Schützenstaße, before moving to Am Gelben Sprung – which also served as the ground for the newly formed ASV in its inaugural 1970–71 season. Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv historical German domestic league tables
3. Bayenthaler SV – Bayenthaler SV was a German association football club from the Bayenthal district of Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia. After World War II the club joined SV Victoria Köln 1911 which in turn part of the current-day club SC Fortuna Köln. In 1943 SV advanced to the Gauliga Köln-Aachen after finishing second in the local Bezirksliga promotion round and they were immediately sent down after a seventh place result. Following the war played a single season in the Bezirksliga Rheinbezirk. In its earliest years SV played in the Goltsteinstraße and Bonner Straße before settling into Schönhauser Straße in 1924, das deutsche Fußball-Archiv historical German domestic league tables
4. Germania Bochum – Sportverein Germania Vorwärts Bochum 1906 was a German association football club from the city of Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia. Established in 1906 as Fußballklub 06 Bochum the club was later renamed Sportverein Germania 06 Bochum, Germania absorbed the members of Vorwärts Bochum in 1924 to play as SV Germania Vorwärts Bochum. German football was reorganized in 1933 under the Third Reich into 16 top-flight divisions, the clubs best result there came as a second-place finish in 1935–36. The following year the took part in the 1937 Tschammerpokal tournament. Germania was forced by the Nazi regime to merge with Turn- und Sport Bochum 1908, after the merger the VfL Bochum continued to compete in the top flight as part of the Gauliga Westfalen. Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv historical German domestic league tables
5. TuS Bochum – Turn- und Sportverein Bochum 1908 was a German association football club from the city of Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club was established in 1908 as Spiel und Sport 08 Bochum, the first football match at the Castroper Straße was played by Spiel und Sport on 8 October 1911. On 1 April 1919 the club merged with Turnverein zu Bochum 1848 to form the TuS Bochum 1848, on 1 February 1924 the two clubs from the earlier merger split to into the Bochumer Turnverein 1848 and Turn- und Sportverein Bochum 1908. The club played just two seasons there and finished their 1936–37 campaign in the relegation zone, TuS was forced under the Nazi regime into a merger for political reasons with other local clubs. On 14 April 1938, TuS, Germania Bochum, and Turnverein Bochum were formed into current-day side VfL Bochum, the newly combined club continued to compete in the top flight as part of the Gauliga Westfalen in the place of Germania Bochum. Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv historical German domestic league tables
6. BV 04 Dortmund – BV04 Dortmund was a German association football club from the city of Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club was established in 1904 as the department of an earlier gymnastics. The footballers became independent as Ballspielverein Dortmund in 1905, the team made a number of appearances in the playoffs of the regional top-flight Westdeutscher Fußballverband in the early 1900s. Their best turn came in 1909 when the beat Teutonia Osnabrück 4,3 in a quarterfinal matchup before going out 4,1 to Preußen Duisburg in the subsequent semifinal, BV merged with Dortmunder Fußballclub 1895 to form Sportvereinigung Dortmund 1895 on 13 July 1913. In 1919 the club was renamed Dortmunder Sportclub 1895 and in 1933 entered into a union with Ballspiel-Club Sportfreunde 06 Dortmund to play until 1935 as Sportfreunde 1895 Dortmund. Following the defeat of Germany in World War II, occupying Allied authorities banned most organizations in the country, including sports, in late 1945 the club was reformed as Südliche Sportgemeinde Dortmund before resuming its identity as SC in 1947. Ultimately SC merged with Turn- und Sportverein Eintracht 1848 Dortmund to create Turn- und Sport-Club Eintracht 48/95 Dortmund which is active today. Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv historical German domestic league tables
7. FFC Flaesheim-Hillen – FFC Flaesheim-Hillen was a short-lived womens football club from the Flaesheim district of Haltern am See in the Ruhr area. The club was founded in 1999 as a merger of the football departments of SG Rot-Weiß Hillen. As Rot-Weiß had achieved promotion for the Bundesliga the team was qualified for Germanys premier football league in their first season, Flaesheim finished eighth in 1999–2000 and improved their performance to a fifth place in 2000–01. They reached the final of the cup as well, but nevertheless had to declare bankruptcy at the end of the season, after the dissolution of the club a new womens department was founded at Concordia Flaesheim. The team had to start in the lowest division, but has since managed promotion to the fourth-tier Verbandsliga, website of the womens football department of Concordia Flaesheim
8. Germania Gladbeck – DJK Germania Gladbeck was a German association football club based in Gladbeck, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club was established in 1923 and following a second-place finish in the Verbandsliga Westfalen in 2007 was promoted to the Oberliga Westfalen, the club experienced financial difficulties, became insolvent and was dissolved in early 2010. It was succeeded by a new club, DJK Alemmannia Gladbeck, Germania played its home matches in the Stadion Gladbeck in the Sportplatz Krusenkamp. The facility has a capacity of 37,612
9. VfL Leverkusen – VfL Leverkusen is a German association football club from the central district of Küppersteg in the city of Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia. League re-structuring saw the club sent down to fourth division play in 1956, vfL returned to the Amateurliga Mittlerhein in 1964 for a two season turn before falling back through the Landesliga Mittelrhein into lower division play by 1966. They returned to the Landesliga in 1972 and narrowly escaped relegation in each of the several seasons until finally being sent down in 1977. Leverkusen finally recovered a place in the Landesliga Mittelrhein in 2003, capturing the title that same year. In 2008 the club won the Verbandsliga championship but was not promoted as that league, Verbandsliga Mittelrhein was renamed Mittelrheinliga where the club remained for three more seasons before it went down to Landesliga 1. Three more seasons were spent there before Leverkusen finished second in 2014 for a return to the renamed Oberliga Mittelrhein, the club was relegated back to the Landesliga at the end of the 2015–16 season
10. FFC Heike Rheine – FFC Heike Rheine was a German womens football club based in Rheine, North Rhine-Westphalia. Heike Rheine was the first independent womens football club in Germany, the club has its origins at the VfB Rheine. They had played on a level until 1986 when Alfred Werner took over the head of the womens section. Two consecutive promotions in 1988 and 1989 took the club to the Regionalliga, a second place in their first season 1989–90 qualified Heike Rheine for the newly founded Bundesliga. In 1992 and 1993 they finished 3rd in their group of the league, in 1994 VfB Rheine merged with SG Eintracht Rheine, naming itself FC Eintracht Rheine. The following years Rheine repeatedly finished 4th in the league qualifying for the single-division Bundesliga at its introduction in 1997 while being runner-up in the cup the same year. On 10 March 1998 the womens section split from the club, the club was relegated the same year, but managed re-promotion in the following year. In 2004 the club had its greatest success, finishing 3rd in the league, at the end of the season Garefrekes left for 1. When other top players had left the club in the following years, the relegation triggered the leaving of further core players, leading to a second consecutive relegation in 2008. Rheine continued its decline, and after playing below the top two leagues for eight seasons the club dissolved on 30 September 2016
11. SV Rotthausen – SV Rotthausen was a German association football club from the district of Rotthausen in Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The team was founded in 1912 and played briefly in the Gauliga Westfalen, in the 1990s, SV played four seasons in the Oberliga Westfalen. After bankruptcy in 2000, successor side SSV Rotthausen joined 1. FC Achternberg to form SSV/FCA Rotthausen 2000 which currently competes in the eighth-tier Berzirksliga Westfalen. After capturing the title in the Bezirksklasse Gelsenkirchen in 1936, Sportverein Rotthausen was promoted to Gauliga play alongside Borussia Dortmund, but was relegated after just two campaigns. The team then became part of Spiel- und Sport Delog Rotthausen which was the side of glassworks Delog Rotthausen. Following the war, the club reemerged as SV and played a season in the third tier Landesliga Westfalen in 1952–53. They returned to Landesliga play in 1968 where they remained until 1972, the team enjoyed some success in the 1990s with the financial support of timber merchant Otto Stein, winning their way into the Verbandsliga Westfalen in 1993 and then the Oberliga Westfalen in 1995. They were relegated at the end of the 1997–98 season, however the club was overcome by debt and declared bankruptcy in April 2000. Successor Spiel- und Sportverein Rotthausen was short-lived and merged with 1, FC Achternberg took part in the opening round of the 1985–86 DFB-Pokal where they were beaten 0,2 by second division VfL Osnabrück. They qualified for DFB-Pokal play as finalists in the 1985 Westfalen-Pokal where they lost 2,4 to TuS Paderborn-Neuhaus, official team site Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv historical German domestic league tables
12. 1. FC Union Solingen – FC Union Solingen was a German association football club from Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club was founded in 1990 in the aftermath of the bankruptcy of SG Union Solingen by former members of that club, FC Union Solingen also failed and was dissolved in 2012 with OFC Solingen and BSC Union Solingen emerging as successors. Both sides lay claim to the tradition of the earliest club named Union Solingen, over time these would include Ohligs FC06, VfR Ohligs, Walder Ballspielverein, and BV Adler Ohligs
13. SG Union Solingen – SG Union Solingen was a German association football club from Solingen, North Rhine-Westphalia. In 1949, after World War II, the club was re-formed as Union Ohligs, by the early 70s they were playing in the Amateurliga Niederrhein. A1973 merger with VfL Wald Ohligs 1897 led to the formation of a club played in the Regionalliga West as Ohligs SC Solingen for a single season before being relegated. Renamed SG Union Solingen the next year, the team earned promotion to the 2. Bundesliga-Nord by the middle of the decade and they would stay fourteen seasons in the professional ranks with their best finishes being a fifth and sixth in 1984–85. Solingen returned to the Amateur-Oberliga Nordrhein in 1989, by time the club was suffering financially. In 1990 the club was dissolved