FC Grenchen

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FC Grenchen
FC Grenchen logo
Full name Football Club de Grenchen
Founded 1906
Ground Stadium Brühl
Grenchen, Switzerland
Ground Capacity 15,100 (2,100 seated)
Chairman Rolf Bieri
League 2. Liga (SOFV)
2015/16 2. Liga interregional (Group 5), 14th, relegated
Website www.fcg.ch

FC Grenchen is a Swiss football club, based in Grenchen. They currently play in the 2. Liga, and play their matches at the Brühl Stadium.

History[edit]

Chart of FC Grenchen table positions in the Swiss football league system

FC Grenchen was founded in 1906. In 1937 they gained promotion to the top league of Swiss football, Nationalliga A, in these inter-war years they came runners-up in this league three times, and runner up in the cup, but their biggest success came post-war coming second in the league one further time before winning the cup the following season in 1960.

They got relegated from the top flight in 1986, and played in Nationalliga B until 1995 when they were relegated to the 1st Liga., where they currently play.

They won the Swiss Cup in 1959, which is their only one major title.

Stadium[edit]

Brühl Stadium is the biggest in the Canton of Solothurn. It comprises a space for 13,000 standing and a grandstand with 1,300 covered seats and 800 uncovered seats.

Current squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Switzerland GK Jeffrey Grosjean
25 Italy GK Daniele Persichini
2 France DF Diako Safari
3 Switzerland DF Damir Dzombic
79 Switzerland DF Adrian Rawyler
22 Switzerland DF Waylon Grosjean
5 Switzerland DF Marc Du Buisson
7 Brazil DF Raphael Ferreira
13 Cameroon DF Vincent Ekoman
88 Brazil MF Leandro Moreira
9 Dominican Republic MF Samuel Zayas
11 Brazil MF Luan Nascimento
20 Morocco MF Wassim Riahi
No. Position Player
18 Switzerland MF Dominique Sutter
22 Armenia MF Sergei Bagdasarian
29 France MF Isaac Bamele
11 Italy MF Luca Persichini
28 Morocco MF Mehdi Mimzil
14 Cameroon MF Mathurin Ndo'Zé
15 Kosovo MF Korab Januzai
23 Kosovo MF Alban Mulaj
8 Republic of Macedonia MF Kliment Nastoski
10 Bulgaria FW Maryan Andonov
16 Switzerland FW Jari Egeschwyler
17 Switzerland FW Syart Bala

Uhrencup[edit]

Main article: Uhrencup

The Uhrencup is a pre-season football tournament hosted annually by FC Grenchen since 1962 (with the exception of 1967 and 1974), and is the oldest such tournament in Switzerland. They have won this tournament six times.

Honours[edit]

Former players[edit]

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