VfL Bochum II

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VfL Bochum 1848 FG e. V. II
Full name Verein für Leibesübungen Bochum
1848 Fußballgemeinschaft eingetragener Verein II
Ground Lohrheide-Stadion
Ground Capacity 16,233
Head coach Thomas Reis
League Regionalliga West (IV)
2013–14 14th
Website Club home page

VfL Bochum II (also known as VfL Bochum Amateure or VfL Bochum U-23) is the second team of German football club VfL Bochum.


The team is intended to be the final step between Bochum's youth setup and the first team, and is usually made up of promising youngsters between the age of 18 and 23, with a few veteran players drafted in to provide experience.


Since the 2008–09 season VfL Bochum II play at the Lohrheide-Stadion in Bochum-Wattenscheid.


Current squad[edit]

As of 1 July 2014 Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Turkey MF Ridvan Balci
Germany GK Robin Benz
Germany FW Julian Bluni
Germany MF Kevin Brümmer
Turkey MF Onur Bulut
Germany DF Tolga Cokkosan
Italy FW Gianluca de Meo
Germany GK Felix Dornebusch
Germany DF Robin Fechner
Germany MF Joshua Forbes
Germany FW Moritz Göttel
Germany MF Selim Gündüz
Germany DF Jan Gyamerah
Germany DF Fabian Holthaus
Germany DF Norman Jakubowski
No. Position Player
Russia FW Laurynas Kulikas
Turkey MF Sinan Kurt
Curaçao MF Michaël Maria
Germany MF Christian März
Germany DF David Niepsuj
Germany FW Joel Reinholz
Germany MF Gazi Siala
Germany DF Phil Spillmann
Albania FW Shpetim Sulejmani
Germany MF Julian Stock
Germany MF Rouven Tünte
Germany GK Marius Weeke
Germany MF David Zajas
Germany DF Lennart Zeugner


Current staff[edit]

As of 1 July 2014

Thomas Reis Head coach
Dennis Brinkmann Assistant coach

Head coaches since 1994[edit]

1994-07-01 2001-06-30 Bernard Dietz
2001-07-01 2006-04-06 Manfred Wölpper
2006-04-07 2006-06-30 Jürgen Heipertz
2006-07-01 2006-12-31 Sascha Lewandowski
2007-01-01 2011-06-30 Nicolas Michaty
2011-07-01 2013-06-30 Iraklis Metaxas
2013-07-01 2014-01-27 Dariusz Wosz
2014-01-27 Thomas Reis

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