2014–15 3. Liga

The 2014–15 3. Liga was the seventh season of the 3. Liga, Germany's third-level football league.

3. Liga
Season2014–15
ChampionsArminia Bielefeld
PromotedArminia Bielefeld
MSV Duisburg
RelegatedBorussia Dortmund II
SpVgg Unterhaching
SSV Jahn Regensburg
Matches played380
Goals scored1,010 (2.66 per match)
Top goalscorerFabian Klos
(23 goals)

The league consisted of twenty teams: The teams placed fourth through seventeenth of the 2013–14 season, the lowest two teams from the 2013–14 2. Bundesliga, the three promoted teams the 2013–14 Regionalliga and the losers of the relegation play-off between the 16th-placed 2. Bundesliga team and the third-placed 3. Liga team.

TeamsEdit

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium Stadium capacity[1]
SG Sonnenhof Großaspach Aspach Mechatronik Arena 10,000
Arminia Bielefeld Bielefeld Schüco-Arena 27,300
Chemnitzer FC Chemnitz Stadion an der Gellertstraße 18,712
SC Fortuna Köln Cologne Südstadion 14,800
Borussia Dortmund II Dortmund Stadion Rote Erde 10,000
MSV Duisburg Duisburg Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena 31,500
Dynamo Dresden Dresden Glücksgas-Stadion 32,066
Energie Cottbus Cottbus Stadion der Freundschaft 22,528
Hallescher FC Halle Erdgas Sportpark 15,057
Hansa Rostock Rostock DKB-Arena 29,000
Holstein Kiel Kiel Holstein-Stadion 11,386
1. FSV Mainz 05 II Mainz Stadion am Bruchweg 20,300
Jahn Regensburg Regensburg Jahnstadion 12,500
VfL Osnabrück Osnabrück Osnatel-Arena 16,667
Preußen Münster Münster Preußenstadion 15,050
Rot-Weiß Erfurt Erfurt Steigerwaldstadion 17,500
VfB Stuttgart II Stuttgart Gazi-Stadion auf der Waldau 10,100
Stuttgarter Kickers Stuttgart Gazi-Stadion auf der Waldau 10,100
SpVgg Unterhaching Unterhaching Stadion am Sportpark 15,053
SV Wehen Wiesbaden Wiesbaden BRITA-Arena 12,250

Personnel and sponsorshipsEdit

Team Head coach Team captain Kitmaker Shirt sponsor
Arminia Bielefeld   Norbert Meier   Fabian Klos Saller getgoods.de
Chemnitzer FC   Karsten Heine   Anton Fink adidas aetka Communication Center
Borussia Dortmund II   David Wagner   David Solga Puma Evonik
Dynamo Dresden   Peter Németh   Marco Hartmann Nike Feldschlösschen
Energie Cottbus   Stefan Krämer   Uwe Möhrle Saller Karton.eu
MSV Duisburg   Gino Lettieri   Steffen Bohl Uhlsport Rhein-Power
1. FSV Mainz 05 II   Sandro Schwarz   Damian Roßbach Nike ENTEGA
Hallescher FC   Sven Köhler   Tim Kruse Masita Halplus
Hansa Rostock   Karsten Baumann   Christian Stuff Nike Veolia
Holstein Kiel   Karsten Neitzel   Rafael Kazior adidas Famila
Jahn Regensburg   Christian Brand   Sebastian Nachreiner Saller Händlmaier
VfL Osnabrück   Maik Walpurgis   Paul Thomik adidas Sparkasse (Osnabrück)
Preußen Münster   Ralf Loose   Jens Truckenbrod Nike Tuja Zeitarbeit
Rot-Weiß Erfurt   Christian Preußer   André Laurito Saller Thüringer Energie AG
SC Fortuna Köln   Uwe Koschinat   Thomas Kraus Jako HIT Handelsgruppe
VfB Stuttgart II   Jürgen Kramny   Tobias Rathgeb Puma GAZI
Stuttgarter Kickers   Horst Steffen   Vincenzo Marchese Umbro Subaru
SpVgg Unterhaching   Claus Schromm   Jonas Hummels Adidas Alpenbauer
SV Wehen Wiesbaden   Christian Hock   Nico Herzig Nike Brita
SG Sonnenhof Großaspach   Rüdiger Rehm   Daniel Hägele Puma Urbacher Mineralquellen

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Energie Cottbus   René Rydlewicz End of tenure as caretaker 11 May 2014 Pre-season   Stefan Krämer 11 May 2014[2]
Hansa Rostock   Dirk Lottner Mutual consent 11 May 2014[3]   Peter Vollmann 13 May 2014[4]
Jahn Regensburg   Thomas Stratos Mutual consent 11 May 2014[5]   Alexander Schmidt 13 May 2014[6]
Dynamo Dresden   Olaf Janßen Sacked 13 May 2014[7]   Stefan Böger 23 May 2014[8]
MSV Duisburg   Karsten Baumann End of contract 31 May 2014[9]   Gino Lettieri 15 June 2014[10]
SG Sonnenhof Großaspach   Rüdiger Rehm Break 28 October 2014[11] 18th   Uwe Rapolder 28 October 2014
Jahn Regensburg   Alexander Schmidt Sacked 10 November 2014[12] 20th   Christian Brand 18 November 2014[13]
Hansa Rostock   Peter Vollmann Sacked 7 December 2014[14] 19th   Karsten Baumann 9 December 2014[15]
Dynamo Dresden   Stefan Böger Sacked 16 February 2015[16] 8th   Peter Németh 16 February 2015[17]
Mainz II   Martin Schmidt Promoted 17 February 2015[18] 17th   Sandro Schwarz 17 February 2015[19]
SG Sonnenhof Großaspach   Uwe Rapolder Resigned 25 February 2015[20] 19th   Rüdiger Rehm 25 February 2015
FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt   Walter Kogler Sacked 23 March 2015[21] 7th   Christian Preußer 23 March 2015
SpVgg Unterhaching   Christian Ziege Resigned 25 March 2015[22] 17th   Claus Schromm 26 March 2015[23]
SV Wehen Wiesbaden   Marc Kienle Sacked 12 April 2015[24] 10th   Christian Hock 12 April 2015

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Arminia Bielefeld (C, P) 38 22 8 8 75 41 +34 74 Promotion to 2. Bundesliga
2 MSV Duisburg (P) 38 20 11 7 63 40 +23 71
3 Holstein Kiel 38 18 13 7 53 30 +23 67 Qualification to promotion play-offs
4 Stuttgarter Kickers 38 18 11 9 61 47 +14 65
5 Chemnitzer FC 38 17 8 13 44 36 +8 59
6 Dynamo Dresden 38 16 8 14 52 48 +4 56
7 Energie Cottbus 38 15 11 12 50 50 0 56
8 Preußen Münster 38 15 9 14 53 49 +4 54
9 SV Wehen Wiesbaden 38 15 8 15 54 44 +10 53
10 Hallescher FC 38 15 8 15 51 53 −2 53
11 VfL Osnabrück 38 14 10 14 49 51 −2 52
12 Rot-Weiß Erfurt 38 14 9 15 47 54 −7 51
13 VfB Stuttgart II[a] 38 13 8 17 48 57 −9 47
14 Fortuna Köln 38 12 10 16 38 47 −9 46
15 Sonnenhof Großaspach 38 12 10 16 39 60 −21 46
16 Mainz 05 II[a] 38 10 12 16 43 52 −9 42
17 Hansa Rostock 38 11 8 19 54 68 −14 41
18 Borussia Dortmund II[a] (R) 38 8 15 15 41 51 −10 39 Relegation to Regionalliga
19 SpVgg Unterhaching[b] (R) 38 11 8 19 51 67 −16 39
20 Jahn Regensburg (R) 38 8 7 23 44 65 −21 31
Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Reserve teams are ineligible for promotion.
  2. ^ SpVgg Unterhaching were deducted two points for license violation.[25]

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away DSC CFC FCE DO2 SGD DUI ERF SGS HFC KSV FKO MA2 PRM OSN JRE ROS SKI ST2 UNT WEH
Arminia Bielefeld 2–0 3–0 3–0 4–1 4–2 3–0 2–0 1–5 2–2 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–2 2–2 3–2 4–2 3–0 4–0 1–1
Chemnitzer FC 0–0 0–1 3–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 0–2 0–0 3–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 4–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–1
Energie Cottbus 1–1 2–2 0–3 1–3 2–0 0–0 2–0 1–2 0–2 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–2 4–1 1–0 2–0 2–3 3–0 2–0
Borussia Dortmund II 1–1 1–3 3–0 2–3 1–4 0–0 0–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–3 1–1 2–2 5–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–0
Dynamo Dresden 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–2 0–1 0–1 2–3 1–2 0–0 1–1 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 5–1 0–1
MSV Duisburg 1–1 3–0 3–2 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–0 3–2
Rot-Weiß Erfurt 0–4 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–0 0–2 0–1 1–2 3–2 2–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 4–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 0–2
Sonnenhof Großaspach 0–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–3 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 3–3 1–4 0–3
Hallescher FC 0–3 0–3 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–2 0–2 2–2 0–2 1–2 3–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 0–2 2–1 3–1
Holstein Kiel 1–0 2–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 4–1 3–1 3–0 4–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–0 0–0
Fortuna Köln 3–0 1–2 3–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–2 4–0 2–2 0–0 2–2 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 0–1 2–0 2–1
Mainz 05 II 1–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 3–4 3–1 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–1 1–0 0–2 2–3 0–2 1–5 1–1
Preußen Münster 3–1 2–3 0–0 1–2 2–1 1–0 2–2 3–1 2–0 1–3 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–0 3–4 2–3 1–0 2–0 3–2
VfL Osnabrück 0–4 2–0 1–3 1–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 1–0 4–1 3–1 1–0 1–3
Jahn Regensburg 0–1 0–1 1–1 3–0 2–3 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 4–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 4–4 0–2 4–1 0–2 3–0
Hansa Rostock 4–2 1–0 0–1 3–2 1–3 1–3 1–1 1–3 0–1 0–4 4–0 2–1 0–2 2–2 2–2 1–0 4–1 2–2 0–1
Stuttgarter Kickers 0–2 2–0 2–2 2–0 3–4 4–2 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 2–1
VfB Stuttgart II 2–0 0–0 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 2–2 4–1 0–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 0–3 0–0 1–2 3–2 5–1 1–3 1–1
SpVgg Unterhaching 1–3 0–0 3–3 2–0 3–0 1–1 4–2 3–1 0–4 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 3–4 3–2 2–1 1–2 0–1 3–3
Wehen Wiesbaden 1–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 0–2 1–0 3–1 0–1 3–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 2–2 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–1 4–1 4–0
Source: DFB
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 23 May 2015[26]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Fabian Klos Arminia Bielefeld 23
2   Justin Eilers Dynamo Dresden 19
3   Anton Fink Chemnitzer FC 16
  Zlatko Janjić MSV Duisburg
5   Marcel Ziemer Hansa Rostock 15
6   Stanislav Iljutcenko VfL Osnabrück 14
  Kingsley Onuegbu MSV Duisburg
8   Tammo Harder Borussia Dortmund II 13
  Tim Kleindienst Energie Cottbus
  Addy-Waku Menga VfL Osnabrück

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  26. ^ Goalscorers

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