SV Elversberg

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SV Elversberg
SV Elversberg logo.svg
Full name Sportvereinigung 07 Elversberg e.V.
Founded 1907
Ground Waldstadion an der Kaiserlinde
Capacity 9,970
Manager Roland Seitz
League Regionalliga Südwest
2017/18 5th

SpVgg 07 Elversberg is a German association football club, located in Spiesen-Elversberg, Saarland.

History[edit]

Logo used until 2010

The club was founded in 1907 as FC Germania Elversberg. It was dissolved in 1914, but then re-constituted in 1918 as Sportvereinigung VfB Elversberg, spending a season in the tier-one Kreisliga Saar in 1921–22. After World War II a number of local associations came together to form Sportgemeinde Elversberg. The current club became independent of SG as SV Elversberg VfB 07 in 1952. From 1951 to 1960 SV played in the Amateurliga Saarland (III), but then disappeared into tier IV and V football until 1980 when they re-emerged in the Amateur Oberliga Südwest (III) for a span of seven seasons. After nearly another decade spent between the Verbandsliga Saarland (IV) and the Landesliga Saarland/Nordost (V) the club returned to tier III football in the Regionalliga West/Südwest.

Since 1998, SV Elversberg has played in the Regionalliga Süd (III) as a lower table side. For the 2008–09 season, the club belonged to the new Regionalliga West where it stayed until 2012 when it became part of the new Regionalliga Südwest. In 2012–13 the club finished runners-up in the new league and qualified for the promotion play-off to the 3. Liga where it overcame the reserve team of TSV 1860 München to earn promotion to this league.

SV Elversberg lasted for only one season in the 3. Liga, suffering relegation alongside fellow Saar side 1. FC Saarbrücken back to the Regionalliga. It finished runners-up in the league once more in 2015–16 but lost to FSV Zwickau in the promotion play-off and had to remain in the league.

Honours[edit]

The club's honours:

Recent managers[edit]

Recent managers of the club:[1]

Manager Start Finish
United States Brent Goulet 13 April 2004 10 March 2008
Serbia Đurađ Vasić 11 March 2008 6 October 2009
Germany Günter Erhardt 15 October 2009 26 September 2011
Germany Jens Kiefer 27 September 2011 22 August 2013
Germany Dietmar Hirsch 2 September 2013 14 April 2014
Germany Roland Seitz 14 April 2014 31 May 2014
Germany Willi Kronhardt 1 June 2014 7 May 2015
Germany Stefan Minkwitz 7 May 2015 30 June 2015
Germany Michael Wiesinger 1 July 2015 30 June 2017
Germany Karsten Neitzel 1 July 2017 11 March 2018
Germany Roland Seitz 11 March 2018 present

Recent seasons[edit]

The recent season-by-season performance of the club:[2][3][4]

Key
Promoted Relegated

Current squad[edit]

As of 28 August 2018[5]

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 Frank Lehmann
2 Germany DF Lukas Kohler
3 Austria DF Marco Kofler
4 Germany DF Luca Blaß
5 Germany DF Mike Eglseder
6 Serbia MF Aleksandar Stevanović
7 Germany MF Manuel Feil
8 Luxembourg MF Aldin Skenderovic
9 Germany FW Muhamed Alawie
10 Turkey MF Sinan Tekerci
11 Germany MF Kevin Lahn
14 Germany MF Luca Dürholtz
15 Germany DF Moritz Koch
No. Position Player
16 Argentina DF Leandro Grech
17 Germany DF Nils Winter
19 Germany MF Patryk Dragon
20 Germany GK Dominik Draband
21 France MF Gaëtan Krebs
22 Spain MF Israel Suero
23 Germany DF Oliver Stang
27 Germany MF Benno Mohr
29 Austria FW Julius Perstaller
30 Ivory Coast FW Jean Romaric Kevin Koffi
31 Germany MF Kai Merk
32 Kosovo MF Alban Meha
33 Germany GK Leon Thomé

References[edit]

  1. ^ SV 07 Elversberg .:. Trainer von A-Z (in German) weltfussball.de, accessed: 14 July 2012
  2. ^ Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv (in German) Historical German domestic league tables
  3. ^ Fussball.de – Ergebnisse (in German) Tables and results of all German football leagues
  4. ^ SV Elversberg II (in German) Fussball.de, accessed: 4 November 2015
  5. ^ http://sv07elversberg.de/profis/team-profis/kader/

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