Füchse Duisburg

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Füchse Duisburg
Fuechse schriftzug.png
Nickname "Foxes"
City Duisburg
League Oberliga
Division West
Founded 1971
Home arena Scania Arena
(capacity: 4,800)
Colours               
Owner(s) KENSTON Sport GmbH
General manager Matthias Roos
Head coach Matthias Roos
Affiliate(s) Kölner Haie
Website fuechse-duisburg.de
Franchise history
Füchse Duisburg

The Füchse Duisburg are a German ice hockey team formerly a member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga and currently plays in the Oberliga.

History[edit]

Known in English as the "Duisburg Foxes," the team was founded in 1971.

In 2005, they earned promotion to Germany's top league, the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, where they would play the next four seasons. On March 16, 2009, it was announced that the team would leave the DEL and will play in the Regionalliga NRW for the 2009-10 season.[1]

Names[edit]

  • Duisburger SC (1971–1987)
  • Duisburger SV (1987–1991)
  • EV Duisburg (1991–2004)
  • Füchse Duisburg (2004–present)

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