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VfL Wolfsburg
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Full name Verein für Leibesübungen
Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH
Nickname(s) Die Wölfe (Wolves)
Founded 12 September 1945
Ground Volkswagen Arena
Wolfsburg
(Capacity: 30,122)
Chairman Germany Hans-Dieter Pötsch
Manager Germany Lorenz-Günther Köstner
League Bundesliga
2008–09 Bundesliga, 1st (Champions)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
Current season
.Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg-Fußball GmbH, usually referred to as VfL Wolfsburg is a German professional football club based in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony.^ VfL Wolfsburg are a football club based at the Volkswagen Arena in Wolfsburg, Germany .
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^ VfL Wolfsburg is a professional sports club located in Wolfsburg (Lower Saxony) in Germany.
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^ Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg Fußball GmbH .

.They are the current Bundesliga champions, after winning the league title - their first major competition victory - in the 2008–09 season.^ Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Wolfsburg win first season title .
  • Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Wolfsburg win first season title - Wikinews, the free news source 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: General]

^ Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Wolfsburg win first season title - Wikinews, the free news source .
  • Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Wolfsburg win first season title - Wikinews, the free news source 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: General]

^ Bundesliga 2008-09: who will win the trophy?
  • Articles on VFL WOLFSBURG 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC en.beterz.com [Source type: General]

.The club grew out of a multi-sports club for Volkswagen workers in the city of Wolfsburg and is 100% owned by Volkswagen Group.^ The club grew out of a multi- sports club for Volkswagen workers in the city of Wolfsburg and is 100% owned by Volkswagen AG .
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^ Initiated as a team for workers from the Volkswagen factory, Vfl Wolfsburg spent much of its history in amateur leagues.
  • Vfl Wolfsburg Tickets - Vfl Wolfsburg Football Tickets - Bundesliga 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.1st4footballtickets.com [Source type: News]

^ Volkswagen is also the owner of VfL Wolfburg, the city's soccer club, which has its own 30,000-seat stadium, the Volkswagen Arena, partly paid for with a 25 million investment by the carmaker.
  • Wolfsburg, `Special' City, Reels as Volkswagen Flounders - Bloomberg.com 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.bloomberg.com [Source type: News]

Contents

History

A new team in a new city

.The city of Wolfsburg was founded in 1938 as Stadt des KdF-Wagen to house autoworkers building the car which would later become famous as the Volkswagen Beetle.^ Until after WW-II, the city was known as "Stadt des KdF-Wagen".

^ The city of Wolfsburg was founded in 1938 as Stadt des KdF-Wagen, which is later known as Volkswagen Beetle.
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^ The club grew out of a multi- sports club for Volkswagen workers in the city of Wolfsburg and is 100% owned by Volkswagen AG .
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.The first football club affiliated with the autoworks was known as BSG Volkswagenwerk Stadt des KdF-Wagen.^ In fact, during the Nazi era, the forerunner of this club was known by the ridiculous BSG Volkswagenwerk Stadt des KdF-Wagen .

^ Until after WW-II, the city was known as "Stadt des KdF-Wagen".

^ Verein von Vfl Stadt des KdF-Wagens in Vfl Wolfsburg umbenannt, was für ziemliche Erleichterung unter allen Fanschal-Strickerinnen sorgte.
  • VfL Wolfsburg – Stupidedia 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.stupidedia.org [Source type: Original source]

.This team played in the first division Gauliga Osthannover in the 1943–44 and 1944–45 seasons.^ Crowds of between 20,000 and 30,000 regularly come to watch the first team play their matches in the Bundesliga.
  • VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC demo.beardev.com [Source type: General]

^ Eintracht Frankfurt played a good first season leg so far.
  • Football, Germany, Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt vs VfL Wolfsburg - Tipster, betting tips for football, tennis, icehockey 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.livetipsportal.com [Source type: General]

^ One thing I love about him is he plays the players in their best positions,something I haven’t seen happening in the first team for a while.
  • Manchester United vs Vfl Wolfsburg: Preview 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC redrants.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On 12 September 1945, in the aftermath of World War II, a new club was formed and was known briefly as VSK Wolfsburg.^ My Runaway Success (VfL Wolfsburg) 2016/17 (i) - My Shameful Resignation (VfL Wolfsburg) 2016/17 (ii) - My New Challenge (Lanus) Statistics & Records.

^ When VfL got rolling in 1945, some 12 folks got together and formed the club, with the first headquarters chosen at the "Gaststtte Zum Brandenburger Adler".

^ Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko has revealed he is in talks with the club regarding a new deal.
  • FootyTweets | VfL Wolfsburg news 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC footytweets.com [Source type: News]

.This side began play in the green and white still worn by VfL today: local youth trainer Bernd Elberskirch had ten green jerseys at his disposal and white bed sheets donated by the public were sewn together by local women to make shorts.^ Bed sheets donated by the public were sewn together by wives to make the shorts to go with the shirts.
  • VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC demo.beardev.com [Source type: General]

^ How the club became green and white The local youth trainer at the time was a man called Bernd Elberskirch, who had ten green coloured jerseys at his disposal.
  • VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC demo.beardev.com [Source type: General]

^ Green shirts with white trim, white shorts.

.On 15 December 1945, the club went through a crisis that almost ended its existence when all but one of its players left to join 1. FC Wolfsburg.^ The disappointment was written in the faces of the Wolfsburg players, after the one-man show by Michael Owen against Manchester United sealed the end in the UEFA Champions League.
  • Football, Germany, Bundesliga: VfL Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund - Tipster, betting tips for football, tennis, icehockey 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.livetipsportal.com [Source type: General]

^ Despite interest from the likes of AC Milan, Barcelona, Real Madrid, and FC Bayern, the club managed to keep its star players.
  • So Far, 2009-2010 Not Quite the Year of the Wolf for VfL Wolfsburg | Bleacher Report 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: General]

^ Tagged Under: arsenal fc , Edin Dzeko , Vfl Wolfsburg { 13 comments read them or add one } Wolfsburg 2-2 Freiburg Bundesliga Highlights (Video) .
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.The only player remaining, Josef Meyer, worked with Willi Hilbert to rebuild the side by signing new players.^ The remaining player, a Josef Meyer, got a few friends, including some that had really no interest in football.

^ "Jupp" Josef Meyer was the only one who stayed.
  • VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC demo.beardev.com [Source type: General]

.The new group adopted the moniker VfL Wolfsburg, VfL standing for Verein für Leibesübungen.^ Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg Fußball GmbH .

^ VfL Wolfsburg - Latest news, scores, standings and videos.
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^ VfL Wolfsburg news FootyTweets VfL Wolfsburg news .
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This can be translated as "club for gymnastics" or "club for exercises." .Within a year they captured the local Gifhorn title.^ Within 10 years, the soccer section counted over 600 members, and they were well on the way to becoming the city's number 1 squad.

^ However, despite this poor start, within a year they were good enough to win the local Gifhorn district league.

.In late November 1946, the club played a friendly against longtime Gelsenkirchen powerhouse Schalke 04 at the stadium owned by Volkswagen, emerging as the successor to BSG as the company sponsored side.^ Schalke 04's Christian Pander is suffering from a thigh muscle injury and may not make Monday's flight out for friendly internationals against Japan on December 16, South Korea on December 19 and Thailand on December 21.
  • CNN.com - Wolfsburg climb to fourth in table - Dec 12, 2004 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ The club grew out of a multi- sports club for Volkswagen workers in the city of Wolfsburg and is 100% owned by Volkswagen AG .
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^ The only notable departure was the one on the side-lines, as manager Felix Magath jumped ship to join FC Schalke ’04 of Gelsenkirchen.
  • So Far, 2009-2010 Not Quite the Year of the Wolf for VfL Wolfsburg | Bleacher Report 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC bleacherreport.com [Source type: General]

Postwar play

The club made slow but steady progress in the following seasons. .They captured a number of amateur level championships, but were unable to advance out of the promotion playoffs until finally breaking through to the top tier Oberliga Nord in 1954 with a 2–1 victory over Heider SV.^ The have remained at the top level since, qualifying for the Intertoto Cup four times since 2000, reaching the final in 2003.
  • Vfl Wolfsburg Tickets - Vfl Wolfsburg Football Tickets - Bundesliga 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.1st4footballtickets.com [Source type: News]

^ Bundesliga: Late penalty denies Hamburg victory — ESPNsoccernet 11/8/2009 Hamburg SV lost ground at the top of the Bundesliga when a late penalty meant they had to settle for a 2-2 draw away to Hanover 96 on Sunday.
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^ Top Bundesliga clubs have welcomed the German football league's (DFL) decision to scrap the limit on the number of non-Europeans they are allowed to field.
  • VfL Wolfsburg FC: News & Videos about VfL Wolfsburg FC - CNN.com 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

.However, Wolfsburg struggled in the top flight, narrowly missing relegation each season until finally being sent down in 1959. When Germany's first professional football league – the Bundesliga – was formed in 1963, VfL was playing in the Regionalliga Nord (II) having just moved up from the Verbandesliga Niedersachsen (III).^ VfL Wolfsburg are a football club based at the Volkswagen Arena in Wolfsburg, Germany .
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^ Current champion VfL Wolfsburg played an average autumn season.
  • Football, Germany, Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt vs VfL Wolfsburg - Tipster, betting tips for football, tennis, icehockey 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.livetipsportal.com [Source type: General]

^ When did Wolfsburg first win promotion to the Bundesliga (Germany's top division)?
  • Football quiz: VfL Wolfsburg | Football | guardian.co.uk 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

Second division and advance to the Bundesliga

Historical logo of VfL Wolfsburg in use until 2002.
.Wolfsburg remained a second division fixture over the next dozen years with their best performance being a second place finish in 1970. That finish earned the club entry to the promotion round playoffs for the Bundesliga where they performed poorly and were unable to advance.^ The German club remains in second place in Group B. .
  • CL Highlights: Besiktas/Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC multimedia.foxsports.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The club was founded in 1945 as VSK Wolfsburg.They had spent most of their time in the 2nd and 3rd division before they started to enjoy some success in the 90s and ended up going on to the top flight on the strength of a second place league finish in 1997.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ Former German Cup winners Borussia Moenchengladbach became the second first division club to go out of the German Cup to lower league opponents when they were beaten on penalties by Bayern Munich Amateurs.
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.From the mid-70's through to the early 90's Die Wölfe played as a third division side in the Amateur Oberliga Nord.^ Early predictions were that the club would immediately be sent back down, but instead, the Wolves developed into a mid-table Bundesliga side.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ We have big plans with VfL." Die Wölfe coach Armin Veh added: "The early contract extension with Edin Džeko is a further positive signal for the future.
  • inside World Soccer | Soccer news, scores, standings and videos: wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.insideworldsoccer.com [Source type: General]

^ Early chance Wolfsburg coach Armin Veh had urged his side not to play in awe of their opponents or the occasion, and he would have been heartened by a determined opening.
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.Consecutive first place finishes in 1991 and 1992, followed by success in the promotion playoffs saw the club advance to the 2. Bundesliga for the 1992–93 season.^ The club had two lowly 15th place finishes just avoiding relegation.
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^ The Bundesliga record for most consecutive wins through season boundary is 15 and was set by Bayern München in the 2004/2005 and 2005/2006 seasons (March-September 2005).
  • Wolfsburg set to make Bundesliga history 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC soccerlens.com [Source type: General]

^ Recently, there was little success for the club, with two 15th place finishes only narrowly avoiding relegation.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

VfL continued to enjoy some success through the 90's. The team advanced to the final of the German Cup in 1995 where they were beaten 0–3 by Borussia Mönchengladbach, but then went on to the top flight on the strength of a second place league finish in 1997.
.Early predictions were that the club would immediately be sent back down, but instead, the Wolves developed into a mid-table Bundesliga side.^ Early predictions were that the club would immediately be sent back down, but instead, the Wolves developed into a mid-table Bundesliga side.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ Bayern held on to top spot going into the six-week winter break after fighting back from 2-0 down to claim a 2-2 draw with VfB Stuttgart on Saturday.
  • CNN.com - Wolfsburg climb to fourth in table - Dec 12, 2004 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC edition.cnn.com [Source type: News]

^ VfL seems to have established themselves as a solid mid-level Bundesliga club.

.In the 1998–99 season, Wolfsburg under Wolfgang Wolf, was holding the fifth place in the 33rd fixture, and they had hopes to reach the 4th place, and the UEFA Champions League participation.^ The following season ended in 7th place, and participation in the UEFA Cup wasn't bad, losing eventually in the 3rd round to Atletico Madrid by away goals.

^ The disappointment was written in the faces of the Wolfsburg players, after the one-man show by Michael Owen against Manchester United sealed the end in the UEFA Champions League.
  • Football, Germany, Bundesliga: VfL Wolfsburg vs Borussia Dortmund - Tipster, betting tips for football, tennis, icehockey 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.livetipsportal.com [Source type: General]

^ Bayern won 2–1 over Stuttgart, so they join Wolfsburg in the UEFA Champions League 2009–10 group stage, while Stuttgart must start from the play-off round.
  • Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Wolfsburg win first season title - Wikinews, the free news source 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: General]

.Losing 6-1 away to Duisburg in the final fixture, the Wolves finished in the 6th place with 55 points, and qualified to the UEFA Cup.^ The following season ended in 7th place, and participation in the UEFA Cup wasn't bad, losing eventually in the 3rd round to Atletico Madrid by away goals.

^ They qualified for the Intertoto Cup in 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2004, enjoying their best run in 2003 by reaching the final where they lost to Italian side AC Perugia.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ VfL Wolfsburg qualified for the Intertoto Cup four times between 2000 and 2004, and reached the final in 2003.
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.They qualified for the Intertoto Cup in 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005, enjoying their best run in 2003 by reaching the final where they lost to Italian side AC Perugia.^ They qualified for the Intertoto Cup in 2000, 2001, 2003, and 2004, enjoying their best run in 2003 by reaching the final where they lost to Italian side AC Perugia.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ With a good stretch run, VfL ended up in 5th place, and qualified for the UEFA Cup, their best showing ever.

^ Gignac and Agbonlahor are both not cup tied and they are the best possible options for the January transfer window.
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.This was followed by a couple of seasons of little success for the club when only narrowly avoiding relegation with two 15th place finishes in the 2005–06 and 2006–07 season.^ The club had two lowly 15th place finishes just avoiding relegation.
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^ Recently, there was little success for the club, with two 15th place finishes only narrowly avoiding relegation.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ The following season ended in 7th place, and participation in the UEFA Cup wasn't bad, losing eventually in the 3rd round to Atletico Madrid by away goals.

2008–present

.For the 2007–08 season the club hired former Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath, with whom they managed to finish an astonishing 5th place at the end of the season, the highest finish for the club at the time.^ For the 2007/2008 season the club hired former Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath, with whom they managed to finish an astonishing 5th place at the end of the season and for the second time in the club's history, qualify for the UEFA cup.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

^ The club had two lowly 15th place finishes just avoiding relegation.
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^ Recently, there was little success for the club, with two 15th place finishes only narrowly avoiding relegation.
  • The Football Supporters' Federation - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fsf.org.uk [Source type: General]

.This also enabled the Wolves to qualify for the UEFA Cup, for only the second time in their history.^ VfL Wolfsburg qualified for the Intertoto Cup four times between 2000 and 2004, and reached the final in 2003.
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^ Additionally, Wolfsburg faced a tired Werder Bremen side that had just lost the UEFA Cup final to Shaktar Donetsk after extra time.
  • Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Wolfsburg win first season title - Wikinews, the free news source 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: General]

^ With a good stretch run, VfL ended up in 5th place, and qualified for the UEFA Cup, their best showing ever.

.In the 2008–09 season, under Magath, Wolfsburg claimed their biggest success by winning their first Bundesliga title after defeating Werder Bremen 5-1 on 23 May, 2009. During this campaign, Wolfsburg equalled the longest winning streak in one Bundesliga season with 10 successive victories after the winter break.^ Jump to Season/Competition: 2009/10 .

^ Bundesliga 2009/10 .
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^ Saturday, May 23, 2009 .
  • Report: VfL Wolfsburg vs Werder Bremen - German Bundesliga - ESPN Soccernet 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC soccernet-assets.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

.They also became the only team in the Bundesliga to have had two strikers to score more than 20 goals each in one season with Brazilian Grafite and Bosnian Edin Džeko achieving this feat in their title-winning season, scoring 28 and 26 respectively.^ In their title-winning season, Wolfburg also had the league's top two goal scorers in strikers Grafite and Edin Dzeko.
  • Football quiz: VfL Wolfsburg | Football | guardian.co.uk 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ Oh well, Owen scored one more goal than him tonight!
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^ Wolfsburg only need one goal and they will be through.
  • VfL Wolfsburg vs Manchester United Live - Stream, Live Scores, TV Schedules :: December 8, 2009 UEFA Champions League :: Football by Live Soccer TV 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.livesoccertv.com [Source type: Original source]

.As a result of their title win, Wolfsburg qualified for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history.^ Champions League Group B: Besiktas 0-3 Wolfsburg 2009-11-04T06:31:00-08:00 r1ooooo champions league|champions league result|goal|result|video|wolfsburg| Comments Full Story Champions League Group B: Man United 2-1 Wolfsburg .
  • inside World Soccer | Soccer news, scores, standings and videos: wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.insideworldsoccer.com [Source type: General]

^ Champions League Group B: Wolfsburg 3-1 CSKA Moscow 2009-09-16T08:40:00-07:00 r1ooooo champions league|champions league result|goal|result|video|wolfsburg| Comments Full Story Edin Džeko pens Wolfsburg extension .
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^ Aktuelle Nachrichten zum VfL Wolfsburg Der VfL in der Champions League Kontakt zum VfL Wolfsburg Die Mannschaft Fakten zum VfL Wolfsburg Spielplan Videos vom VfL Wolfsburg .

.In the Champions League they came third in their group, behind Manchester United and CSKA Moscow having had a good chance of qualifying for the second round.^ The German champions are in second place in Group B with four points, five behind Manchester United and only one ahead of CSKA Moscow .
  • Wolfsburg looks to beat injury-crippled Besiktas - Worldnews.com 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC article.wn.com [Source type: News]

^ Bayern won 2–1 over Stuttgart, so they join Wolfsburg in the UEFA Champions League 2009–10 group stage, while Stuttgart must start from the play-off round.
  • Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Wolfsburg win first season title - Wikinews, the free news source 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC en.wikinews.org [Source type: General]

^ Champions League debutants Wolfsburg are second in the Group B standings on seven points, the same as CSKA Moscow, who play Besiktas - United require a point to be certain of topping Group B and are assured of qualification with one game remaining.
  • Champions League | Live - Yahoo! Eurosport UK 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC uk.eurosport.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

.They then as a result dropped into the UEFA Europa League, and in the Round of 32 they beat Villareal CF 6-3 on aggregate.^ Goal.com rounds-up Wednesday's late action in the Europa League.
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^ VfL Wolfsburg-Presseservice: Europa League: VfL Wolfsburg in der Zwischenrunde gegen Villareal .
  • VfL Wolfsburg-Fu�ball GmbH Pressemitteilungen 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.presseecho.de [Source type: General]

^ Related links: AC Milan, Valencia and Spurs go through UEFA Cup Round-up: Milan, Spurs put aside league woes .
  • inside World Soccer | Soccer news, scores, standings and videos: wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.insideworldsoccer.com [Source type: General]

Wolfsburg are currently 7th going into the winter break of the 2009–10 Bundesliga season and under Lorenz-Günther Köstner after the sack of Armin Veh the replacement of Felix Magath

Honours

Senior

  • Oberliga Nord (III):
    • Winners (2): 1991, 1992
    • Runners-up (3): 1976, 1978, 1988

Youth

Stadium

.Wolfsburg play at the Volkswagen Arena, which seats a total capacity of 30,122 spectators.^ Gründungsjahr: 1945 Clubfarben: Grün / Weiß / Grün Stadion: Volkswagen Arena Sitzplätze: 30.000 .
  • Fussball - VfL Wolfsburg - fussball.com 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.fussball.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Wolfsburg collected their 15th straight victory at home and finished the campaign with 16 wins and one draw from their 17 league games at the Volkswagen Arena this season.
  • Report: VfL Wolfsburg vs Werder Bremen - German Bundesliga - ESPN Soccernet 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC soccernet-assets.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ Dezember, 15.00 Uhr: Trainingsauftakt an der VOLKSWAGEN ARENA Mittwoch, 30.
  • VfL Wolfsburg-Fu�ball GmbH Pressemitteilungen 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.presseecho.de [Source type: General]

Current squad

.For recent transfers, see List of German football transfers summer 2009 and List of German football transfers winter 2008-09. Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules.^ FIFA 09 Ultimate Team .

^ FIFA 09 - Ultimate Team .
  • EA SPORTS™ Football World - VfL Wolfsburg 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC www.eafootballworld.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Wolfsburg are a team packed with immensely talented players — most familiar are Edin Dzeko and Grafite, the highest scoring strike partnership in German footballing history.
  • Manchester United vs Vfl Wolfsburg: Preview 10 January 2010 21:31 UTC redrants.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 Switzerland GK Diego Benaglio
4 Germany DF Marcel Schäfer
5 Brazil DF Réver
6 Czech Republic DF Jan Šimůnek
7 Brazil MF Josué (captain)
8 Denmark MF Thomas Kahlenberg
9 Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Edin Džeko
10 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Zvjezdan Misimović (vice-captain)
11 Nigeria FW Obafemi Martins
12 Germany GK André Lenz
13 Japan MF Makoto Hasebe
14 Paraguay MF Jonathan Santana
15 Algeria MF Karim Ziani
16 Germany DF Fabian Johnson
17 Germany DF Alexander Madlung
No. Position Player
19 Slovakia DF Peter Pekarík
20 Germany DF Sascha Riether
23 Brazil FW Grafite
24 Germany MF Ashkan Dejagah
25 Germany MF Christian Gentner
26 Germany MF Sergej Evljuskin
27 Germany FW Alexander Esswein
32 Germany MF Sebastian Schindzielorz
33 Germany DF Daniel Reiche
35 Switzerland GK Marwin Hitz
36 Germany MF Dennis Riemer
37 Germany DF Sergei Karimov
42 Germany MF Julian Klamt
43 Italy DF Andrea Barzagli

Players out on loan

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
Brazil FW Caiuby (at MSV Duisburg until June 2010)
Germany MF Daniel Adlung (at Alemannia Aachen until June 2010)
 

VfL Wolfsburg II squad

As of 2 August 2009 (2009 -08-02)
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 Germany GK Jonas Deumeland
2 Germany DF Michael Schulze
3 Germany DF Sergei Karimov
4 Germany DF Julian Klamt
5 Germany DF Daniel Reiche
6 Germany DF Dennis Riemer
8 Germany MF Sefa Yilmaz
9 Germany FW Mike Könnecke
11 France FW Loïc Lumbilla Kandja
12 Germany FW Sebastian Polter
13 Germany FW Fabian Klos
14 Germany MF Sergej Evljuskin
No. Position Player
15 Germany DF Rico Schlimpert
17 Germany MF Marcel Weiß
18 Turkey MF Burak Altiparmak
19 Germany MF Maximilian Ahlschwede
20 Germany FW Michael Lumpe
21 Germany DF André Fomitschow
23 Germany FW Christoph Beismann
24 Germany GK Rene Melzer
26 Germany GK Max Leiding

Women's section

Notable former players

External links


Citable sentences

Up to date as of December 13, 2010

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