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VfB Stuttgart
Stuttgart
Full name Verein fur Bewegungsspiele Stuttgart 1893 e.V.
Nickname(s) Die Schwaben
Short name VfB
Founded 1893
Ground Mercedes-Benz Arena
(Capacity: 60,441)
Manager Germany Hannes Wolf
Head Coach Jos Luhukay
Current League Bundesliga 
2016–17 2. Bundesliga, 1st (promoted)
Website Club home page
Stuttgart 2017-18 homeStuttgart 2017-18 awayStuttgart 2017-18 third
Football current event Current season

Verein für Bewegungsspiele Stuttgart 1893 E. V., commonly known as VfB Stuttgart is a German sports club based in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. The club is best known for its football team which is part of Germany's first division Bundesliga, missing only two seasons of play since the top tier of the German football league system was established in 1963. VfB Stuttgart has won the national championship five times, most recently in 2006–07, and the DFB-Pokal (German Cup) three times.

The football team plays its home games at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, in the Neckarpark which is located near the Cannstatter Wasen where the city's Oktoberfest celebration takes place. Second team side VfB Stuttgart II currently plays in the 3. Liga, which is the highest division allowed for a reserve team. The club's junior teams have won the national U19 championships a record 10 times and the Under 17 Fußball-Bundesliga 6 times.

A membership-based club with 45,636 members (as of September 2011), VfB is the largest sports club in the Baden-Württemberg and the fifth largest in the Germany. It has departments for fistball, hockey, table-tennis and football referees, all of which compete only at the amateur level. The club also maintains a social department, the VfB-Garde.

Players

Current squad

As of 1 July 2016
No. Position Player
1 Flag of Australia GK Mitchell Langerak
2 Flag of Argentina DF Emiliano Insúa
4 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina DF Toni Šunjić
5 Germany DF Timo Baumgartl
6 Germany DF Jean Zimmer
9 Germany FW Simon Terodde
10 Romania MF Alexandru Maxim
13 Germany GK Jens Grahl
14 Germany DF Philip Heise
16 Flag of Austria DF Florian Klein
18 Flag of Serbia FW Filip Kostić
19 Germany MF Kevin Großkreutz
20 Germany MF Christian Gentner (captain)
No. Position Player
23 Germany MF Max Besuschkow
25 Germany DF Matthias Zimmermann
26 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire MF Serey Die
27 Germany MF Mart Ristl
28 Germany MF Marvin Wanitzek
32 Germany GK Benjamin Uphoff
33 Germany FW Daniel Ginczek
34 Flag of Ukraine FW Borys Tashchy
35 Flag of Poland DF Marcin Kamiński
36 Flag of Canada FW Caniggia Elva
39 Flag of Czech MF Jan Kliment
41 Germany DF Stephen Sama
Flag of New Zealand MF Marco Rojas

External links

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History: Seasons

VfB Stuttgart
VfB Stuttgart squad - 2017-18

1. Langerak 2. Insúa 4. Šunjić 5. Baumgartl 6. Zimmer 9. Terodde 10. Maxim 13. Grahl 14. Heise 16. Klein 18. Kostić 19. Großkreutz 20. Gentner (c) 23. Besuschkow 25. Zimmermann 26. Die 27. Ristl 28. Wanitzek 31. Ferati 32. Uphoff 33. Ginczek 34. Tashchy 35. Kamiński 36. Elva 39. Kliment 41. Sama –. Rojas

DFL-Supercup winners

1977: Borussia Mönchengladbach • 1982: Bayern Munich • 1987: Bayern Munich • 1988: Werder Bremen • 1989: Borussia Dortmund • 1990: Bayern Munich • 1991: Kaiserslautern • 1992: Stuttgart • 1993: Werder Bremen • 1994: Werder Bremen • 1995: Borussia Dortmund • 1996: Borussia Dortmund • 2008: Borussia Dortmund • 2009: Werder Bremen • 2010: Bayern Munich • 2011: Borussia Dortmund • 2012: Borussia Dortmund • 2013: Bayern Munich • 2014: Bayern Munich • 2015: Bayern Munich •

UEFA Intertoto Cup winners

1995: Bordeaux & Strasbourg • 1996: KarlsruheGuingamp & Silkeborg • 1997: AuxerreBastia & Lyon • 1998: ValenciaWerder Bremen & Bologna • 1999: MontpellierJuventus & West Ham United • 2000: UdineseCelta Vigo & Stuttgart • 2001: Aston VillaParis Saint-Germain & Troyes • 2002: MálagaFulham & Stuttgart • 2003: Schalke 04Villarreal & Perugia • 2004: LilleSchalke 04 & Villarreal • 2005: LensMarseille & Hamburg • 2006: Newcastle United • 2007: Hamburg • 2008: Braga

2. Fußball-Bundesliga 2016-17

1860 Munich · Arminia Bielefeld · Bochum · Eintracht Braunschweig · Dynamo Dresden · Fortuna Düsseldorf · Erzgebirge Aue · Greuther Fürth · Hannover 96 · Heidenheim · Kaiserslautern · Karlsruher SC · Nürnberg · Sandhausen · St. Pauli · VfB Stuttgart · Union Berlin · Würzburger Kickers

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