FC Etzella Ettelbruck

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FC Etzella
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Full name Football Club Etzella Ettelbruck
Founded 21 May 1917
Ground Stade Am Deich, Ettelbruck
Ground Capacity 2,020
Chairman Luxembourg Tun DiBari
Manager Germany Klaus-Peter Wagner
League Luxembourg Division of Honour
2015–16 Luxembourg National Division, 13th (relegated)

Football Club Etzella Ettelbruck, abbreviated to either FC Etzella or Etzella Ettelbruck, is a football club, based in Ettelbruck, in north-eastern Luxembourg.

History[edit]

In the 2005–06 season, Etzella finished third in the National Division, winning a place in the UEFA Cup first qualifying round, where they lost to Åtvidabergs FF of Sweden 7–0 on aggregate. In 2006–07, the club improved to a second-place finish, this time falling to HJK Helsinki of Finland 3–0 on aggregate in the UEFA Cup first qualifying round. In 2007–08 season, Etzella slipped to fourth place, but returned to European competition. In the first round of the Intertoto Cup, they beat Georgian side Locomotive Tbilisi by drawing 0–0 at home and 2–2 away, advancing to play Saturn Moscow Oblast in the second round.

Timeline[edit]

  • 1917: Club founded as FC Etzella Ettelbruck
  • 1940: Club renamed as FV Ettelbrück during the German occupation
  • 1944: Original name FC Etzella Ettelbruck restored
  • 1971: First season in National Division
  • 1981: Moved to current stadium, Stade Am Deich
  • 2001: Winners of Luxembourg Cup
  • 2001: First participation in European competition (season 2001–02)
  • 2007: Finished second in the National Division
  • 2008: Won first round tie in Intertoto Cup

Honours[edit]

Runners-up (1): 2006–07
Winners (1): 2000–01
Runners-up (2): 2002–03, 2003–04

European Competition[edit]

FC Etzella have qualified for UEFA European competition five times.

Qualifying round (6): 2001–02, 2003–04, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08
Second round: 2008

Overall, Etzella's record in European competition reads:

P W D L GF GA GD
UEFA Cup 12 0 0 12 4 36 −32
Intertoto Cup 4 0 3 1 3 10 −7

Current squad[edit]

As of 23 September, 2015.

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 Léo Clément
2 Germany MF Alexander Adrian
3 Luxembourg MF Felix Börner
4 Belgium DF Gaël Kipeya
5 Germany DF Johannes Kühne
6 Portugal MF Cristiano Gonçalves
7 Croatia MF Vedran Mesec
8 Luxembourg MF Frederico Esteves
9 Luxembourg FW Frédéric Thill
10 Guinea MF Kader Camara
11 Luxembourg FW Amar Catic
12 Belgium GK Luka Lazitch
14 Luxembourg MF Ernest Agović
No. Position Player
15 Portugal GK Tiago Silva
17 France FW Xavier Novic
19 Turkey DF Ugur Dündar
20 Luxembourg MF Kevin Holtz
22 Luxembourg MF André Bastos
23 Luxembourg DF Lex Nicolay
25 Luxembourg FW Claudio Teixeira
30 Germany DF Shahin Faridonpur
31 Luxembourg DF Joël Magalhaes
32 Germany DF Cataldo Cozza
33 Andorra MF Francisco Cavalcanti
39 Belgium DF Marco Ingrao

Former coaches[edit]

Former Chairmen[edit]

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