2010–11 2. Bundesliga
|Goals scored||835 (2.73 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Nils Petersen (25 goals)|
|Biggest home win||E. Cottbus 6–0 E. Aue
F. D'dorf 6–0 FSV F'furt
|Biggest away win||A. Aachen 0–5 Hertha
Paderborn 0–5 E. Cottbus
|Highest scoring||E. Cottbus 5–5 Karlsruhe|
The 2010–11 2. Bundesliga was the 37th season of the 2. Bundesliga, Germany's second tier of its football league system. The season started on the weekend of 21 August 2010 and ended with the last games on 15 May 2011. The winter break was in effect between weekends around 18 December 2010 and 15 January 2011.
As in the previous year, the league comprise the teams placed fourth through fifteenth of the 2009–10 season, the worst two teams from the 2009–10 Bundesliga, the best two teams from the 2009–10 3rd Liga, the losers of the Bundesliga relegation play-off between the 16th-placed Bundesliga team and the third-placed 2nd Bundesliga team and the winners of the 2nd Bundesliga relegation play-off between the 16th-placed 2nd Bundesliga team and the third-placed 3rd Liga team.
2009–10 2. Bundesliga champions 1. FC Kaiserslautern, and runners-up FC St. Pauli were promoted to the Bundesliga. They were replaced by VfL Bochum and Hertha BSC who finished 17th and 18th respectively in the 2009–10 Bundesliga season.
Two further spots were available through relegation/promotion play-offs and taken by FC Augsburg and FC Ingolstadt 04. Augsburg lost in their promotion play-off against 16th placed Bundesliga team 1. FC Nuremberg and thus retained their 2. Bundesliga spot, while Ingolstadt earned promotion from the 3rd Liga by defeating FC Hansa Rostock.
Stadiums and locations
FC Ingolstadt 04 moved into the newly built Audi Sportpark for this season after spending their previous seasons at Tuja-Stadion. Fortuna Düsseldorf increased the capacity of their Esprit Arena from 51,500 to 54,400 by converting some seating areas into standing terraces. Also, the stadia of SpVgg Greuther Fürth and MSV Duisburg were renamed due to new naming rights contracts.
|TSV 1860 Munich||Munich||Allianz Arena||69,000|
|FC Augsburg||Augsburg||Impuls Arena||30,660|
|FC Energie Cottbus||Cottbus||Stadion der Freundschaft||22,528|
|FC Erzgebirge Aue||Aue||Erzgebirgsstadion||16,000 Note 1|
|Fortuna Düsseldorf||Düsseldorf||Esprit Arena
20,055 Note 2
|FSV Frankfurt||Frankfurt am Main||Frankfurter Volksbank Stadion||10,826|
|SpVgg Greuther Fürth||Fürth||Trolli Arena||15,200|
|FC Ingolstadt 04||Ingolstadt||Audi Sportpark||15,445|
|SC Paderborn 07||Paderborn||Energieteam Arena||15,000|
|1. FC Union Berlin||Berlin||Alte Försterei||19,000|
- Erzgebirgsstadion is undergoing reconstruction. The capacity is thus estimated, with the exact number not to be known until work has been completed.
- Fortuna Düsseldorf's home ground Esprit Arena was unavailable for the last three games of the season as it is set to stage the Eurovision Song Contest 2011. A temporary stadium, the airberlin world, was constructed adjacent to the Esprit Arena to host the final home games of the season.
Personnel and sponsorship
|Team||Outgoing manager(s)||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Replaced by||Date of appointment|
|Hertha BSC||Friedhelm Funkel||End of contract||30 June 2010||Off-season||Markus Babbel||1 July 2010|
|VfL Bochum||Dariusz Wosz||End of tenure as caretaker||30 June 2010||Friedhelm Funkel||1 July 2010|
|Arminia Bielefeld|| Detlev Dammeier
|End of tenure as caretakers||30 June 2010||Christian Ziege||1 July 2010|
|TSV 1860 Munich||Ewald Lienen||Mutual Consent||30 June 2010||Reiner Maurer||1 July 2010|
|Karlsruher SC||Markus Schupp||Sacked||31 October 2010||15th||Uwe Rapolder||22 November 2010|
|FC Ingolstadt 04||Michael Wiesinger||Sacked||6 November 2010||17th||Benno Möhlmann||7 November 2010|
|Arminia Bielefeld||Christian Ziege||Sacked||6 November 2010||18th||Ewald Lienen||7 November 2010|
|Rot-Weiß Oberhausen||Hans-Günter Bruns||Sacked||22 February 2011||16th||Theo Schneider||24 February 2011|
|Karlsruher SC||Uwe Rapolder||Sacked||1 March 2011||16th||Rainer Scharinger||2 March 2011|
|VfL Osnabrück||Karsten Baumann||Sacked||21 March 2011||16th||Joe Enochs||21 March 2011|
|VfL Osnabrück||Joe Enochs||End of tenure as caretaker||11 April 2011||16th||Heiko Flottmann||11 April 2011|
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Hertha BSC (C) (P)||34||23||5||6||69||28||+41||74||Promotion to 2011–12 Bundesliga|
|2||FC Augsburg (P)||34||19||8||7||58||27||+31||65|
|3||VfL Bochum||34||20||5||9||49||35||+14||65||Qualification to promotion playoffs|
|4||SpVgg Greuther Fürth||34||17||10||7||47||27||+20||61|
|11||1. FC Union Berlin||34||11||9||14||39||45||−6||42|
|16||VfL Osnabrück (R)||34||8||7||19||40||62||−22||31||Qualification to relegation playoffs|
|17||Rot-Weiß Oberhausen (R)||34||7||7||20||30||65||−35||28||Relegation to 2011–12 3rd Liga|
|18||Arminia Bielefeld (R)||34||4||8||22||28||65||−37||172|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 1860 Munich were docked two points because of providing insufficient information during the licensing process previous to this season.
2 Arminia Bielefeld were docked three points because of accessing league security funds worth €1.25M.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
|Home ╲ Away||AAC||BIE||AUG||BOC||DUI||COT||AUE||DÜS||FSV||GRF||BSC||ING||KAR||M60||OSN||PAD||OBH||UNB|
|SpVgg Greuther Fürth||1–1||1–0||1–1||1–1||2–1||3–1||1–2||1–1||1–0||0–2||1–0||4–1||1–0||3–0||2–0||0–0||1–0|
|1. FC Union Berlin||2–1||2–2||0–0||0–1||2–0||4–2||1–1||1–0||2–0||1–2||1–1||1–1||3–1||0–1||3–3||0–2||2–1|
20 May 2011
|Dynamo Dresden||1–1||VfL Osnabrück|
|Koch 76'||Report (German)||66' (o.g.) Jungnickel|
24 May 2011
|VfL Osnabrück||1 – 3 (a. e. t.)||Dynamo Dresden|
|Mauersberger 45'||Report (German)|| 61' Fiel
Dynamo Dresden won 4–2 on aggregate; Dynamo promoted, Osnabrück relegated
Source: kicker (German)
Source: kicker (German)
- 2010–11 Bundesliga
- 2010–11 DFB-Pokal
- List of German football transfers summer 2010
- List of German football transfers winter 2010–11
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