1. FC Köln II

1. Fußball-Club Köln 01/07 e. V. II, commonly known as simply 1. FC Köln II is a German football team based in Cologne. It is the reserve team of German association football club 1. FC Köln.

1. FC Köln II
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Full name1. Fußball-Club Köln 01/07 e. V.
Nickname(s)Die Geißböcke (The Billy Goats)
Founded1948 (club)
Team Official(s)Peter Greiss
Hans Kirsch
ManagerMartin Heck
LeagueRegionalliga West

The team has qualified for the first round of the DFB-Pokal, the German Cup, seven times and managed to reach the second round, three times. The team currently plays in the fourth tier of German Football, the Regionalliga West.


Their biggest ever win was in May 2013 when they defeated MSV Duisburg II 9-0. In the 2001–02 season, the managed to win the Oberliga Nordrhein and was promoted to the Regionalliga Nord, but was then relegated back to it in the 2007–08 season. They joined the Regionalliga West in 2008 when the Oberliga Nordrhein became defunct and finished 8th in their first season.

They have played in the DFB-Pokal 10 times. The first ever time was in the 1976–77 season when they were knocked out in the first round by Hamburger SV. The most recent time playing in the cup was in the 2005–06 season when they were knocked out by Hannover 96 in the first round, in a 0-4 home loss.



The Franz-Kremer-Stadion is the home of 1. FC Köln II. It was named after legendary chairman Franz Kremer.[2]

Current squadEdit

As of 23 March 2019[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   GER Jan-Christoph Bartels
4 DF   GER Daniel Nesseler
6 MF   POR Leon Augusto
7 FW   GER Vincent Geimer
8 FW   GER Kaan Caliskaner
9 FW   GER Roman Prokoph
10 MF   TUR Hikmet Çiftçi
11 DF   GER Marius Laux
12 MF   GER Chris Führich
13 MF   GER Lukas Nottbeck
14 DF   GER Calvin Brackelmann
15 FW   CAN Gabriel Boakye
No. Pos. Nation Player
16 MF   GER Luca Schuler
17 DF   GER Johannes Kölmel
18 DF   GER Marvin Rittmüller
20 MF   HUN Adrian Szöke
21 FW   GER Paul Maurer
22 DF   GER Florian Hörnig
23 DF   GER Sven Sonnenberg
24 GK   GER Sven Bacher
25 GK   USA Brady Scott
27 DF   GER Ismail Jakobs
30 DF   GER Marcel Damaschek
DF   IRN Jean Ghafourian
GK   GER Vincent Müller

Past ManagersEdit


  1. ^ "Oberliga Nordrhein 2001/2002 - Fussballdaten". Fussballdaten (translated by Google). Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Franz-Kremer-Stadion - 1.FC Köln II - German Football Grounds". German Football Grounds. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. ^ "1. FC Köln – U21" (in German). 1. FC Köln. Retrieved 8 March 2015.

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