FC Baden

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FC Baden
FC Baden logo.svg
Full name FC Baden
Founded 1897
Ground Esp Stadium,
Fislisbach, Switzerland
Ground Capacity 7,000 (1,000 seated
Chairman Heinz Gassmann[1]
Manager Italy Domenico Sinardo
League 1. Liga
2009-10[2] 1. Liga, 4th

FC Baden is a Swiss football club based in Baden, Canton Aargau which is a short distance from Zürich. It was founded in 1897. FC Baden has a total of 22 different teams at age levels, including 5 women's teams. They currently play in the Swiss 1. Liga, the third tier of Swiss football.

History[edit]

Without a doubt the most successful season the club have had is the 1985/86 season. The club participated in the Swiss Super League but were relegated after finishing last, coming 16th out of 16. Since that time the club was in the Swiss Challenge League where they stayed until relegation in the 2005-06 season. Since that time the club have been in the 3rd tier of the Swiss football pyramid. They narrowly lost out on promotion back to the Challenge League at the end of the 2007/08 season. Over the past few years, due to financial problems, the club have had to rely on young players, as well as loans from local Super League side FC Aarau with whom they have a very good relationship.

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Switzerland GK Predraq Pribanović
2 Switzerland DF Marco Thaler
3 Switzerland DF Burim Zeqiraj
4 Switzerland DF Emir Imsirovic
5 Switzerland DF Pascal Stump
6 Switzerland MF Massimo Mancino
7 Spain MF Miguel Peralta
8 Switzerland MF Zelimir Skopljak
9 Switzerland FW Roman Herger
10 Switzerland MF Adijan Keranovic
11 Switzerland MF Alessandro Scianna
No. Position Player
12 Switzerland FW Dejan Tosic
13 Switzerland MF Joël Geissmann
14 Switzerland MF Kujtim Dzelili
15 Dominican Republic MF Luiyi Lugo
16 South Sudan FW Christian Gasane
17 Switzerland MF Luca Ladner
18 Bosnia and Herzegovina GK Adis Imsirović
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Lelo Toni
20 Switzerland FW Goran Antic
21 Switzerland DF Giuseppe Rapisarda

Stadium[edit]

FC Baden play their home games at the Esp Stadium in Fislisbach which is a few miles outside of Baden. The capacity of the stadium is 7,000, of which 1,000 is seating and the rest is terracing.

Notable former players[edit]

See also Category:FC Baden players.

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