FC Progrès Niedercorn

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Progrès Niedercorn
FC Progrès Niedercorn.png
Full name Football Club Progrès
Niedercorn
Founded 1919
Ground Stade Jos Haupert, Niederkorn
Ground Capacity 4,830
Chairman Luxembourg Roger Sosson
Manager Luxembourg Paolo Amodio
League Luxembourg National Division
2010–11 5th

Football Club Progrès Niedercorn is a football club, based in Niederkorn, in south-western Luxembourg.

History[edit]

During the German occupation of Luxembourg, the club played in the Gauliga Moselland under the name of FK Niederkorn, where it finished runners-up in 1942-43, behind champions TuS Neuendorf.

Three times domestic league winners, the club's most successful years were arguably in the end of the 1970s and beginning of the 1980s. They have not won any major silverware since their 1981 league title.

In the 2005-06 season, Niedercorn finished second in Luxembourg's second division, the Division of Honour. As the top league, the National Division, is expanding from twelve teams to fourteen, Niedercorn was promoted along with FC Differdange 03.

Honours[edit]

Winners (3): 1952–53, 1977–78, 1980–81
Runners-up (5): 1931–32, 1936–37, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1981–82
Winners (4): 1932–33, 1944–45, 1976–77, 1977–78
Runners-up (3): 1945–46, 1955–56, 1979–80

European competition[edit]

Niedercorn has qualified for UEFA European competition five times.

First round (2): 1978–79, 1981–82
First round (2): 1979–80, 1982–83
First round (1): 1977–78

The club has never won a game in European competition. Niedercorn's only draw (and only goal) was against Glentoran in the 1981–82 European Cup

Overall, Niedercorn's record in European competition reads:

P W D L GF GA GD
FC Progrès Niedercorn 10 0 1 9 1 37 -36

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 Luxembourg GK Fabiano Castellani
2 France DF Jonathan Rigo
3 Luxembourg DF Jacques Plein
4 Luxembourg DF Tim Lehnen
5 France DF Adrien Ferino
6 Luxembourg MF Marco De Sousa
7 Luxembourg MF Paul Bossi
9 France FW Hakim Menaï
10 France MF Tarek Nouidra
11 France DF Thomas Gilgemann (Captain)
12 France DF Nicolas Broquard
13 Luxembourg MF Anthony Eires
16 Luxembourg GK Kim Rohmann
No. Position Player
17 Luxembourg DF David Marques
18 Luxembourg MF Philippe Dias
19 Luxembourg DF Ben Bossi
20 Portugal DF Dane Faria
21 Luxembourg DF Bachir Kaba
22 Luxembourg MF Eliot Gashi
23 France MF Kevin Martin
24 Luxembourg MF Ricardo Santos
25 Luxembourg GK Yannick Schlentz
26 France FW Kevin Lefranc
27 Luxembourg MF Moreno Fabbro
28 Luxembourg FW Amar Catic
31 Luxembourg MF Sebastien Thill

Former coaches[edit]


Women's team[edit]

The women's team plays in Luxembourg's highest league, the Dames Ligue 1. The team has won 15 championships and therefore is national record champion. The last title was won in 2010–11 and qualified them for the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League

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