FC Etzella Ettelbruck

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FC Etzella
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Full nameFoussballclub Etzella Ettelbruck
Founded21 May 1917
GroundStade Am Deich, Ettelbruck
Capacity2,020
ChairmanTun DiBari
ManagerPatrick Grettnich
LeagueLuxembourg National Division
2017–18Division of Honour, 1st (promoted)

Foussballclub 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 6 February 2019.

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

No. Position Player
1 Germany GK Sebastian Grub
5 Luxembourg DF Lex Nicolay
6 France MF Adam Bouzid
7 Luxembourg DF Sven Kalisa
8 Portugal MF Diogo Pimentel
9 Germany FW Julian Bidon
10 Germany MF Mefail Kadrija
11 Poland MF Jakub Jarecki
12 Luxembourg GK Lucien Pina Cruz
13 Portugal FW Bruno Mendes
14 Portugal DF Tiago Azevedo
15 Luxembourg GK André Barrela
16 Portugal MF Flávio Mendonça
18 Luxembourg DF Jader Soares
No. Position Player
19 Belgium FW Ridwane Bouchibti
20 Luxembourg MF Kevin Holtz
21 Luxembourg DF Joël Magalhaes
23 Guinea DF Losseni Keita
24 Germany DF Dominik Zwick
25 Luxembourg DF Yanis N'Gbin
26 Luxembourg FW Dany Sucio
29 Germany FW Benjamin Arnold
33 Luxembourg DF Pol Schlesser
-- Luxembourg DF Giuliano Jackson
-- Luxembourg DF Edin Osmanovic
-- Luxembourg MF Georgy Abega
-- Luxembourg MF Genc Musliu

Former coaches[edit]

Former Chairmen[edit]

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