FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz

FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz is a German football club based in Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, currently playing in the Verbandsliga Sachsen-Anhalt (VI).

FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz
Full nameFC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz e.V.
Founded16 July 2001
GroundVolksparkstadion
Capacity4,000
ChairmanVolker Neuberg
TrainerUwe Ferl
LeagueVerbandsliga Sachsen-Anhalt (VI)
2015–1611th

HistoryEdit

The earliest forerunner of FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz was founded on 1 April 1919 as 1. FC Wacker Piesteritz, which became VfR Piesteritz in 1924 and TSB Piesteritz in 1933. After World War II, the club was renamed BSG Chemie Piesteritz which became SV Grün-Weiß Wittenberg-Piesteritz upon German reunification. In 2001, the footballing department of the sports club broke away to become FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz and they currently play in the sixth tier Verbandsliga Sachsen-Anhalt (VI), having been relegated from the 2013–14 NOFV-Oberliga Süd after three seasons at this level.[1][2]

Summary of previous namesEdit

  • 1919–1924 1. FC Wacker Piesteritz
  • 1924–1933 VfR Piesteritz
  • 1933–1946 TSB Piesteritz
  • 1949–1990 BSG Chemie Piesteritz
  • 1990–2001 SV Grün-Weiß Wittenberg-Piesteritz
  • since 2001 FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz

HonoursEdit

The club's honours:

StadiumEdit

FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz plays its home fixtures at the 4,000 capacity Volksparkstadion.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv (in German) Historical German domestic league tables
  2. ^ FC Grün-Weiß Piesteritz at Fussball.de (in German) Tables and results of all German football leagues

External linksEdit