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FC Grenchen
FC Grenchen logo
Full name Football Club de Grenchen
Founded 1906
Ground Stadium Brühl
Grenchen
Switzerland
(Capacity: 15,100)
Chairman Jorge Tomas
Manager Kurt Baumann
League 1. Liga (Group 2)
Home colours

FC Grenchen is a Swiss football club, based in Grenchen. They currently play in the 1. Liga, and play their matches at the Brühl Stadium.

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History

FC Grenchen was founded in 1906. In 1937 they gained promotion to the top league of Swiss football, Nationalliga A, in these inter-war years they came runners-up in this league three times, and runner up in the cup, but their biggest success came post-war coming second in the league one further time before winning the cup the following season in 1960.

They got relegated from the top flight in 1986, and played in Nationalliga B until 1995 when they were relegated to the 1st Liga., where they currently play.

Stadium

Brühl Stadium is the biggest in the Canton of Solothurn. It comprises a space for 13,000 standing and a grandstand with 1,300 covered seats and 800 uncovered seats.

Current squad

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK Pablo Molina
18 Switzerland GK Marlon Frauchiger
2 France DF Virgile Boumelaha
3 Switzerland DF Michael Quartey
4 Switzerland DF Lucien Kellerhals
5 Switzerland DF Diango Malacarne
7 Albania DF Muarrem Xhaqku
13 Italy DF Luca Voglioso
6 Switzerland MF Sacha Stauffer
8 Turkey MF Murat Yesil
No. Position Player
10 Switzerland MF Tobias Fumagalli
12 Switzerland MF Kevin Schleiffer
14 Switzerland MF Jerome Maass
16 Switzerland MF Ricardo Colamartino
17 Switzerland MF Yves Kocher
9 Italy FW Alessandro Fragale
11 Brazil FW Chad Bartlome
15 Croatia FW Marko Mihalj
19 Brazil FW César
20 Ghana FW Edward Abayateye

Uhrencup

The Uhrencup is a pre-season football tournament hosted annually by FC Grenchen since 1962 (with the exception of 1967 and 1974), and is the oldest such tournament in Switzerland. They have won this tournament six times.

Honours

  • Schweizer Cup:
    • Winners (1): 1959
    • Runners Up (2): 1940, 1948, 1960

Former Players

External links

(German) Official Website

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