TSG Balingen

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TSG Balingen
TSG Balingen logo.png
Full nameTurn- und Sportgemeinschaft Balingen von 1848 e.V.
Founded1848
GroundAu-Stadion
Capacity8,500
chairwomanUte Hirthe
Head coachKarsten Maier
LeagueRegionalliga Südwest (IV)
2017–18Oberliga Baden-Württemberg, 1st (promoted)
WebsiteClub website

TSG Balingen is a German football club from the city of Balingen, Baden-Württemberg. With over 1,800 members, it is the largest sports club in the city and has departments for athletics, basketball, fencing, fistball, gymnastics, handball, judo, and karate, as well as various personal health oriented programs.

In 2002 the first handball team merged with TV Weilstetten to HBW Balingen-Weilstetten. The team now plays in Handball-Bundesliga.

History[edit]

The origins of the club go back to the 19th century founding of a gymnastics club. The footballers first came to notice in the mid-90s with their advance to the Verbandsliga Württemberg (V) in 1995.

After twice finishing as vice-champions in the Verbandsliga and failing to win promotion to the Oberliga Baden-Württemberg (IV) in subsequent playoffs, TSG finally claimed the league title in 2008 and advanced to what has become a fifth tier competition following the introduction of the 3. Liga. They won the Oberliga Baden-Württemberg in 2018 to gain promotion to the Regionalliga Südwest.

Honours[edit]

Recent managers[edit]

Recent managers of the club:[1]

Manager Start Finish
Ralf Volkwein November 2015 Present

Recent seasons[edit]

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

Season Division Tier Position
1999–2000 Verbandsliga Württemberg V 7th
2000–01 Verbandsliga Württemberg 3rd
2001–02 Verbandsliga Württemberg 7th
2002–03 Verbandsliga Württemberg 12th
2003–04 Verbandsliga Württemberg 7th
2004–05 Verbandsliga Württemberg 2nd
2005–06 Verbandsliga Württemberg 2nd
2006–07 Verbandsliga Württemberg 5th
2007–08 Verbandsliga Württemberg 1st ↑
2008–09 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 3rd
2009–10 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 10th
2010–11 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 10th
2011–12 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 5th
2012–13 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 10th
2013–14 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 13th
2014–15 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 3rd
2015–16 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 8th
2016–17 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 4th
2017–18 Oberliga Baden-Württemberg 1st ↑
Promoted Relegated

Stadium[edit]

TSG plays in the Au-Stadion which has a capacity of 8,500, including 600 covered seats.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ TSG Balingen .:. Trainer von A-Z (in German) weltfussball.de, accessed: 3 September 2011
  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. ^ Au-Stadion (in German) weltfussball.de, accessed: 3 September 2011

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