SV Schaffhausen

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SV Schaffhausen
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Full name SV Schaffhausen
Founded 1922
Ground Sportplatz Bühl,
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Ground Capacity 1000
Chairman Switzerland Rolf Häner
Manager Switzerland Marc Hodel
League 1. Liga
2007–08 1. Liga, 4th

SV Schaffhausen is a Swiss football club based in Schaffhausen, in the north of the country. It was founded in 1922. The club colors are black and white. The club nickname is "Spielvi." The club operates a total of twenty teams, including 4 men's teams and 16 junior teams. They are known to be more active within local football than their bigger local rivals FC Schaffhausen. They currently play in the Swiss 1. Liga, the third tier of Swiss football.

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The club was formed in 1922 by the merger of two clubs, Hollow Tree and Sportclub Schaffhausen. Between 1949 and 1951 the club were trained by Albert Sing who went on to great success as coach of BSC Young Boys.

The club played for many years in the lower echelons of Swiss football until in 1990 the club made it into the 2nd tier, the Challenge League.

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