FC Karbach

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FC Karbach
FC Karbach.jpg
Full name Fußballclub Blau-Weiß Karbach e. V.
Founded 1920
Ground Quintinsberg
Chairman Daniel Bernd
Manager Torsten Schmidt
League Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar (V)
2015–16 3rd

FC Karbach is a German association football club from the town of Karbach, Rhineland-Palatinate. The club's greatest success has been promotion to the tier five Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar in 2015.

History[edit]

FC Karbach was formed in 1920 and initially played in the leagues of the Deutsche Jugendkraft, a catholic faith-based organisation. The club, from the start, played at the local Quintinsberg, still its home ground today, but then just a field covered in rocks and weeds. After the interruptions of the Second World War, during which the club did not field a team, it restarted after the war, playing in the tier five A-Klasse from 1951 until 1971. An era of lesser success followed with the team dropping down to the C-Klasse.[1]

FC Karbach began to rise through the league system from 2005 onwards, achieving three consecutive league championships and promotions in the Kreisliga B, Kreisliga A and Bezirksliga. The latter took the club up to the tier six Rheinlandliga where it would play from 2008 to 2015. After finishing in the lower half of the table in its first two seasons there the club improved and finished runners up in 2013, followed by a league championship in 2015. The latter took the team up to the Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar for 2015–16.[2]

Honours[edit]

The club's honours:

  • Rheinlandliga
    • Champions: 2015
    • Runners-up: 2013
  • Bezirksliga Mitte
    • Champions: 2008
  • Kreisliga Hunsrück/Mosel A
    • Champions: 2007
  • Kreisliga Hunsrück/Mosel B
    • Champions: 2006

Recent seasons[edit]

The recent season-by-season performance of the club:[2][3]

Season Division Tier Position
2003–04 Kreisliga Hunsrück/Mosel B Süd VIII 4th
2004–05 Kreisliga Hunsrück/Mosel B Süd 8th
2005–06 Kreisliga Hunsrück/Mosel B Süd 1st ↑
2006–07 Kreisliga Hunsrück/Mosel A VII 1st ↑
2007–08 Bezirksliga Mitte VI 1st ↑
2008–09 Rheinlandliga 10th
2009–10 Rheinlandliga 12th
2010–11 Rheinlandliga 6th
2011–12 Rheinlandliga 5th
2012–13 Rheinlandliga 2nd
2013–14 Rheinlandliga 5th
2014–15 Rheinlandliga 1st ↑
2015–16 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar V 3rd
2016–17 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar
Promoted Relegated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vereinsgeschichte (in German) FC Karbach website – Club history, accessed: 24 October 2015
  2. ^ a b FC Karbach at Fussball.de (in German) accessed: 24 October 2015
  3. ^ Historic German football league tables (in German) Das Deutsche Fussball Archiv, accessed: 24 October 2015

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