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VfB Stuttgart

VfB Stuttgart Information

Address:   Mercedesstrasse 109, 70372 Stuttgart
Telephone: (0 18 05) 83 25 463
Fax: (07 11) 55 00 733
Founded: 9-Sep-1893
Stadium: Gottlieb-Daimler
Website: www.vfb-stuttgart.de
   
 

VfB Stuttgart History

Verein für Bewegungsspiele Stuttgart 1893 ("Club for Athletic Games Stuttgart 1893"), known as VfB Stuttgart, is a football club in Stuttgart, founded on September 9, 1893 as Stuttgart FV 93. Eventually, the Stuttgart FV 93 merged with Kronen-Club Cannstatt on April 2, 1912 and subsequently changed its name to VfB Stuttgart 1893 . The decisive club meeting, where the merger was approved, took place at the "Concordia" hotel in Cannstatt (a city district of Stuttgart). The club colors are white and red.

VfB Stuttgart competes with its team in the Bundesliga, the German top national football league. In addition the club operates departments for athletics, fistball, hockey and table tennis.

The home ground of VfB Stuttgart is the Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion ("Gottlieb Daimler Stadium"), which was built in 1933. It lies close to the River Neckar on Stuttgart's Mercedes Street. The stadium can hold a max. capacity of 54,088 spectators, (international matches: 50,000). Currently, the stadium is being extended. After completion, the stadium will have a maximum capacity of about 57,000 spectators (international matches: 54,500) and will be one of the hosts for the Fifa World Cup 2006 (6 matches, i.a. 3rd place play-off).
 

VfB Stuttgart Honours, Trophies & Awards

  • German champions:
    • 1950, 1952, 1984, 1992
  • German vice champions:
    • 1935, 1953, 1979, 2003
  • German Cup winner:
    • 1954, 1958, 1997
  • German Cup finalist:
    • 1986
  • UEFA Cup finalist:
    • 1989
  • Finalist in Cup Winners' Cup:
    • 1998
  • UEFA Intertoto Cup winner:
    • 2000, 2002
  • German Super-Cup winner:
    • 1992
  • South German champions:
    • 1946, 1952, 1954
  • Württemberg champions:
    • 1927 (Württemberg/Baden), 1930, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1941
 

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