FC Bayern Munich (women)

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Bayern Munich
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Full name FC Bayern München
Founded 1970
Ground Grünwalder Stadion
Ground Capacity 10,240
Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
Head Coach Thomas Wörle
League Bundesliga
2013–14 4th

FC Bayern Munich, the German football club, also has a women's football team, which had major success in the 1970s, but faded in the 1990s after relegation from the Bundesliga in 1992. The club achieved promotion to the Bundesliga in 2000 and had mid-table results since. In 2009 Bayern were runners-up in the Bundesliga, trailing champion Turbine Potsdam by a single goal. In the 2011–12 saison on 12 May 2012, FC Bayern Munich dethroned the German Cup title holders 1. FFC Frankfurt with a 2–0 in the 2011–12 final in Cologne and celebrated the biggest success of the club's history since winning the championship 1976.[1]

Honours[edit]

  • Bundesliga Cup (2): 2003, 2011
  • Bavarian women's football champions:[3] 1973–1990 (18x in row), 2000
    Second team: 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007
  • Bavarian cup winners:[4] 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990
    Second team: 2003

European records[edit]

Bayern set a few international records in their campaign to qualify for the 2009–10 UEFA Women's Champions League:

  • Most goals scored throughout a Champions League group stage: 32 (2009–10)
  • Best goal difference throughout a Champions League group stage: +30 (2009–10)
Competition Round Country Club Result
2009–10 UEFA Women's Champions League Qualifying round Scotland Glasgow City LFC 5–2
Georgia (country) Norchi Dinamoeli 19–0
Lithuania Gintra Universitetas 8–0
Round of 32 Hungary FC Viktória 5–0 (A), 4–2
Round of 16 France Montpellier 0–0 (A), 0–1 a.e.t.

Current squad[edit]

As of 3 September 2014, according to official homepage [5] and Twitter [6]
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 United States DF Gina Lewandowski
3 United States MF Amber Brooks
5 Switzerland DF Caroline Abbé
6 Germany DF Katharina Baunach
7 Germany MF Melanie Behringer
8 Germany MF Melanie Leupolz
9 Switzerland MF Vanessa Bürki
10 Netherlands FW Vivianne Miedema
11 Germany FW Lena Lotzen
13 Japan FW Mana Iwabuchi
14 Germany MF Sarah Romert
15 Norway DF Nora Holstad
No. Position Player
16 United States FW Katie Stengel
17 Germany FW Eunice Beckmann
19 Austria DF Carina Wenninger
20 Germany DF Leonie Maier
21 Italy DF Raffaella Manieri
22 Germany MF Jenny Gaugigl
23 Germany MF Ricarda Walkling
25 Austria MF Viktoria Schnaderbeck
27 Austria MF Laura Feiersinger
28 Italy GK Katja Schroffenegger
31 Austria GK Manuela Zinsberger
32 Finland GK Tinja-Riikka Korpela

Former internationals[edit]

Second team[edit]

The women's second team won the championship in the 2008–09 Regionalliga (Süd) and thus plays in the Second Bundesliga (Süd) since 2009–10.[7] Bayern II is managed by Nathalie Bischof.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FC Bayern ist Pokalsieger - im dritten Anlauf!" (in German). kicker.de. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Innofficial German football championship held only in 1973
  3. ^ "Siegerliste Bayerische Frauenmeisterschaft" (in German). Bavarian Football Association. 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-26. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Wissenswertes — Sportliche Erfolge" (in German). FC Bayern Frauenfußball. 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-26. 
  5. ^ "Frauen - Der Kader". http://www.fcbayern.de (in German). 1 July 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Team für die kommende Saison". https://twitter.com/FCBfrauen (in German). 1 July 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "2. Mannschaft: Meisterschaft und 2. Bundesliga Süd!" (in German). FC Bayern women's section. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  8. ^ "Steckbriefe – Coach Nathalie Bischof" (in German). FC Bayern women's section. 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 

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