FC Swift Hesperange

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Swift Hesperange
FC Swift Hesperange Logo.png
Full name Football Club Swift Hesperange
Founded 1916
Ground Stade Alphonse Theis,
Hesperange
Ground Capacity 3,058
Chairman Luxembourg Fernand Laroche
Manager France Serge Wolf
League Luxembourg Division of Honour
2014–15 6th

Football Club Swift Hesperange (Luxembourgish: Football Club Swift Hesper, German: Football Club Swift Hesperingen) is a football club, based in Hesperange, in southern Luxembourg.

History[edit]

  • 1916: Club founded as FC Swift Hesperange
  • 1940: Club renamed as FV Rot-Weiß Hesperingen during the German occupation
  • 1944: Original name FC Swift Hesperange restored
  • 1985: First season in National Division
  • 1990: Winners of Luxembourg Cup
  • 1990: First participation in European competition (season 1990–91)

In the 2005–06 season, Hesperange finished ninth in the National Division. The following year, they improved this position to 5th, level on points with fourth-placed Racing FC and sixth-placed CS Grevenmacher. During the 2013–14 season, Hesperange finished 13th and has thus been relegated to the Éierepromotioun. Since then, Hesperange is competing in the second-top tier of Luxembourg football.

Honours[edit]

Winners (1): 1989–90

European Competition[edit]

Swift Hesperange have qualified for UEFA European competition once, when they were beaten in both legs by Polish side Legia Warsaw.

First round (1): 1990–91

Overall, Swift's record in European competition reads:

P W D L GF GA GD
FC Swift Hesperange 2 0 0 2 0 6 −6

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 Luxembourg GK Esteban Delaporte
12 Portugal GK Celso Gabriel Malheiro Goncalves
4 Luxembourg DF Denis Cabrillon
2 Luxembourg DF Pit Hilbert
3 Luxembourg DF Pit Fehlen
15 Mali DF Souleimane Regui
18 Luxembourg DF Moreno Fabbro
23 France DF Abdelhak Maddi
5 France DF Jordan Swistek
8 Tunisia MF Mohamed Naguez
9 Luxembourg MF Antonio Casafina
6 Luxembourg MF Patrick Aquaro
7 Croatia MF Luka Vrebac
No. Position Player
15 France MF Zaccharia Chakir
Luxembourg MF Aldin Latic
Luxembourg MF Jeff Flies
Italy MF Ivan Iovalone
11 France FW Jordi Merino
19 France FW Anthony Babit
20 Luxembourg FW Alessandro Scanzano
14 Luxembourg FW Jordan Morocutti
Portugal FW Diogo Soares da Costa
Portugal FW Filipe Martins
Portugal DF Tiago da Silva Teixeira

Managers[edit]

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