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FC Etzella
Full name Football Club Etzella Ettelbruck
Founded 21 May 1917
Ground Stade Am Deich, Ettelbruck
(Capacity: 2,650)
Chairman Luxembourg Tun DiBari
Manager vacant
League Luxembourg National Division
2007-08 4th
Home colours
Away colours

Football Club Etzella Ettelbruck, abbreviated to either FC Etzella or Etzella Ettelbruck, is a football club, based in Ettelbruck, in north-eastern Luxembourg.



In the 2005-06 season, Etzella finished third in the National Division, winning a place in the UEFA Cup first qualifying round, where they lost to Åtvidabergs FF of Sweden 7:0 on aggregate. In 2006-07, the club improved to a second place finish, this time falling to HJK Helsinki of Finland 3:0 on aggregate in the UEFA Cup first qualifying round. In 2007-08 season, Etzella slipped to fourth place, but returned to European competition. In the first round of the Intertoto Cup, they beat Georgian side Lokomotiv Tbilisi by drawing 0:0 at home and 2:2 away, advancing to play FC Saturn Moscow Oblast in the second round.


  • 1917: Club founded as FC Etzella Ettelbruck
  • 1940: Club renamed as FV Ettelbrück during the German occupation
  • 1944: Original name FC Etzella Ettelbruck restored
  • 1971: First season in National Division
  • 1981: Moved to current stadium, Stade Am Deich
  • 2001: Winners of Luxembourg Cup
  • 2001: First participation in European competition (season 2001-02)
  • 2007: Finished second in the National Division
  • 2008: Won first round tie in Intertoto Cup


Runners-up (1): 2006-07
Winners (1): 2000-01
Runners-up (2): 2002-03, 2003-04

European Competition

FC Etzella have qualified for UEFA European competition five times.

Qualifying round (6): 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08
Second round: 2008

Overall, Etzella's record in European competition reads:

UEFA Cup 12 0 0 12 4 36 -32
Intertoto Cup 4 0 3 1 3 10 -7

Current squad

2009/2010 season Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.   Position Player
1 Luxembourg GK Philippe Hahm
2 Poland DF Bartlomiej Pietrasik
3 Luxembourg MF Charles Leweck
4 Luxembourg MF Gilles Kettels
5 Luxembourg DF Jacques Plein
6 Brazil MF André Bastos
7 Belgium MF Gauthier Remacle
8 Luxembourg DF Ben Federspiel
9 Brazil FW Nilton
No.   Position Player
12 Luxembourg GK Joé Flick
13 Luxembourg FW Claudio Da Luz
14 Luxembourg MF Carlos Ferreira
16 Portugal FW Cleudir
17 Luxembourg DF Gilles Engeldinger
18 Guinea FW Soriba Camara
19 Luxembourg DF Claude Reiter
20 Luxembourg MF Fons Leweck
21 Belgium MF François Papier
22 Northern Cyprus GK Ali Duvarci

Former Coaches

  • Albania Florim Alijaj
  • Luxembourg Luc Holtz
  • Portugal Alvaro Antonio da Cruz

Former Personal

  • Romain Kill
  • Jean Goetzinger

Former Chairmans

  • Jean-Pierre Gauthier

Former Notable Players

  • Roberto Borges
  • Paulo Borrega
  • Marco Bulas Dias
  • Luxembourg Daniel da Mota
  • Belgium Amara Dabo
  • Luxembourg Georges Eiden
  • Luxembourg Philippe Felgen
  • Luxembourg Daniel Fellens
  • Luxembourg Ralph Ferron
  • Luxembourg Armand Goldschmit
  • Luxembourg Patrick Grettnich
  • Luxembourg Tim Heinz
  • Mputu Papi
  • Luxembourg Neil Pattison
  • Luxembourg Yves Picard
  • Portugal Carlos Pimenta
  • Luxembourg Patrick Posing
  • Luxembourg Marc Reuter
  • Luxembourg Carlo Schiltges
  • Chris Spogen
  • Belgium Albert van Zeebroeck
  • Luxembourg Jean Vanek
  • Luxembourg Mario Zannier
  • Luxembourg Dan Zanon

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