Hannover 96
Full name Hannoverscher Sportverein von 1896
Nickname(s) Die Roten (The Reds)
Short name Hannover
Founded 12 April 1896
Ground AWD-Arena
(Capacity: 49,000)
Manager Germany André Breitenreiter
Current League Bundesliga 
2017–18 Bundesliga, 13th
Website Club home page
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Football current event Current season

Hannoverscher Sportverein von 1896, commonly referred to as Hannover 96 haˈnoːfɐ ˈzɛksʔʊntˈnɔʏ̯nt͡sɪç, Hannover, HSV (although this may cause confusion with Hamburger SV) or simply 96, is a German association football club based in the city of Hanover, Lower Saxony. Hannover 96 play in the 2. Bundesliga, the second tier in the German football league system. However after finishing as runners-up in Germany's second tier in mid 2017, Hannover are now back in the Bundesliga or Germany's first division.

Hannover 96 was founded in 1896. Hannover have won two German championships and one DFB-Pokal. Hannover's stadium is the HDI-Arena. Hannover 96 has a major rivalry with Eintracht Braunschweig.


Current squad

As of 28 June 2017
No. Position Player
1 Germany GK Philipp Tschauner
3 Flag of CHI DF Miiko Albornoz
4 Germany DF Julian Korb
5 Brazil DF Felipe
6 Germany MF Marvin Bakalorz
7 Flag of Russia Good One MF Edgar Prib
8 Germany MF Manuel Schmiedebach (captain)
10 Germany MF Sebastian Maier
11 Germany MF Felix Klaus
14 Flag of Austria FW Martin Harnik
15 Germany DF Timo Hübers
16 Germany FW Yousef Emghames
17 Flag of Denmark FW Uffe Bech
18 Flag of Norway MF Iver Fossum
19 Germany DF Florian Hübner
20 Flag of Senegal.svg MF Salif Sané
No. Position Player
21 Germany DF Lars Ritzka
22 Germany DF Matthias Ostrzolek
23 Germany GK Michael Esser
24 Germany FW Niclas Füllkrug
25 Germany DF Oliver Sorg
26 Flag of Turkey FW Kenan Karaman
27 Switzerland MF Pirmin Schwegler
28 Germany DF Mike-Steven Bähre
29 Flag of Turkey FW Mete Kaan Demir
30 Flag of Austria GK Samuel Şahin-Radlinger
31 Germany DF Waldemar Anton
33 Germany DF Fynn Arkenberg
35 Netherlands FW Charlison Benschop
37 Germany MF Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee
38 Germany MF Tom Baller

Out on loan

No. Position Player
21 Germany FW Marius Wolf (on loan to Germany Eintracht Frankfurt until 30 June 2018)
29 Flag of Senegal.svg FW Babacar Guèye (on loan to Belgium Sint-Truidense V.V. until 30 June 2018)

External links

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Bundesliga 2017-18

FC Augsburg · Bayer Leverkusen · Bayern Munich · Borussia Dortmund · Borussia Mönchengladbach · Eintracht Frankfurt · SC Freiburg · Hamburger SV · Hertha BSC · 1899 Hoffenheim · Hannover 96 · 1. FC Köln · RB Leipzig · Mainz 05 · Schalke 04 · VfB Stuttgart · Werder Bremen · VfL Wolfsburg

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