FC Wegberg-Beeck

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FC Wegberg-Beeck
FC Wegberg-Beeck Logo.svg
Full name Fußball Club Wegberg-Beeck 1920 e.V.
Founded February 1920
Ground Waldstadion Beeck
Ground Capacity 5,000
Chairman Günter Stroinski
Manager Friedel Henßen
League Regionalliga West (IV)
2016–17 Mittelrheinliga (V), 1st (promoted)
Website Club website

FC Wegberg-Beeck is a German association football club from the town of Wegberg, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club's greatest success has been promotion to the tier four Regionalliga West in 2015.

The club has also taken part in the first round of the DFB-Pokal, the German Cup, on one occasion, courtesy to a Middle Rhine Cup win.

History[edit]

The club was formed as Sportvereins 1920 Beeck in February 1920, became SC Beeck after the Second World War and adopted its current name in July 1996.[1]

SC Beeck began its rise from local amateur level in 1993 when it won promotion to the Landesliga Mittelrhein followed by promotion to the Verbandsliga Mittelrhein the year after, the club won promotion to the Oberliga Nordrhein after a runners-up finish in the Verbandsliga in 1996 and achieved good results in its first three seasons there, a third-place finish in 1999 as its best result. The following three seasons the team gradually declined and was eventually relegated in 2002, it had to drop to the tier six Landesliga Mittelrhein for a season in 2002–03 but quickley recovered.[2]

Returning to the tier five Verbandsliga Mittelrhein from 2003 the club finished seventh in its first season but won the league the year after, it was promoted to the Oberliga Nordrhein once more but lasted for only one season before dropping back down in 2006. Four more Verbandsliga seasons followed in which FC Wegberg-Beeck finished third in the first but then slipped to mid-table finishes for the next two, it qualified for the 2008–09 DFB-Pokal after a Middle Rhine Cup win the season before, but lost 4–1 to Alemannia Aachen in the first round.[3] In 2009–10 it took out its second Verbandsliga title and moved up to NRW-Liga, the Oberliga Nordrhein having been disbanded in favour of a statewide league.[4]

Again the club lasted only one season before being relegated again and returning to the Verbandsliga in 2011, after the 2011–12 season the NRW-Liga was disbanded after only four seasons and the Verbandsliga Mittelrhein took its place in the Middle Rhine region, becoming the Mittelrheinliga. The club played in this league until 2015 when a league championship earned it promotion to the Regionalliga West but lasted for just one season at Regionalliga level before being relegated again.[4]

Current squad[edit]

As of 15 February 2018[5]

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

No. Position Player
1 Germany GK Stefan Zabel
2 Germany DF Norman Post
3 Germany DF Sascha Tobor
5 Ghana MF Ortis Kumanini
6 Germany MF Nico Czichi
8 Kosovo MF Armand Dravina
9 Germany FW Shpend Hasani
10 Japan MF Naoya Tawaraishi
11 Germany MF Karim Sharaf
13 Germany MF Amaar Zayton
14 Germany DF Maurice Passage
15 Germany MF Thomas Lambertz
16 Germany DF Simon Küppers
17 Germany DF Sebastian Wilms
No. Position Player
18 Germany DF Mark Szymczewski
19 Germany FW Mehmet Yilmaz
20 Germany MF Marius Müller
21 Germany DF Lorenz Klee
22 Turkey FW Sahin Dagistan
23 Germany MF Abdelkarim Ait-Kassi
26 Germany MF Nils Kochan
27 Germany DF Danny Fäuster
30 Germany MF Joshua Holtby
31 Germany MF Yannik Leersmacher
41 Germany GK Niklas Aretz
Germany GK Tobias Kraus
Germany DF Niklas Hunold

Honours[edit]

The club's honours:

Recent seasons[edit]

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

Season Division Tier Position
2003–04 Verbandsliga Mittelrhein V 7th
2004–05 Verbandsliga Mittelrhein 1st ↑
2005–06 Oberliga Nordrhein IV 17th ↓
2006–07 Verbandsliga Mittelrhein V 3rd
2007–08 Verbandsliga Mittelrhein 11th
2008–09 Verbandsliga Mittelrhein VI 8th
2009–10 Verbandsliga Mittelrhein 1st ↑
2010–11 NRW-Liga V 14th ↓
2011–12 Verbandsliga Mittelrhein VI 2nd
2012–13 Mittelrheinliga V 7th
2013–14 Mittelrheinliga 2nd
2014–15 Mittelrheinliga 1st ↑
2014–15 Regionalliga West IV 19th ↓
2016–17 Mittelrheinliga V
Promoted Relegated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geschichte (in German) FC Wegberg-Beeck website – Club history, accessed: 7 May 2015
  2. ^ a b Historic German football league tables (in German) Das Deutsche Fussball Archiv, accessed: 7 May 2015
  3. ^ Aachen siegt mit 3:1 gegen Wegberg-Beeck (in German) Weltfussball.de, published: 9 August 2008, accessed: 7 May 2015
  4. ^ a b c FC Wegberg-Beeck at Fussball.de (in German) accessed: 7 May 2015
  5. ^ "Kader Saison 2017/2018 - Regionalliga West" (in German). FC Wegberg-Beeck. Retrieved 15 February 2018. 

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