FC Grenchen is a Swiss football club, based in Grenchen. They currently play in the 2. Liga, and play their matches at the Brühl Stadium.

FC Grenchen
FC Grenchen logo
Full nameFootball Club de Grenchen
GroundStadium Brühl
Grenchen, Switzerland
Capacity15,100 (2,100 seated)
ChairmanRolf Bieri
League2. Liga (SOFV)
2015/162. Liga interregional (Group 5), 14th, relegated
WebsiteClub website


Chart of FC Grenchen table positions in the Swiss football league system

FC Grenchen was founded in 1906. In 1937 they gained promotion to the top league of Swiss football, Nationalliga A, in these inter-war years they came runners-up in this league three times, and runner up in the cup, but their biggest success came post-war coming second in the league one further time before winning the cup the following season in 1960.

They got relegated from the top flight in 1986, and played in Nationalliga B until 1995 when they were relegated to the 1st Liga., where they currently play.

They won the Swiss Cup in 1959, which is their only one major title.


Brühl Stadium is the biggest in the Canton of Solothurn. It comprises a space for 13,000 standing and a grandstand with 1,300 covered seats and 800 uncovered seats.

Current squadEdit

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   SUI Jeffrey Grosjean
25 GK   ITA Daniele Persichini
2 DF   FRA Diako Safari
3 DF   SUI Damir Dzombic
79 DF   SUI Adrian Rawyler
22 DF   SUI Waylon Grosjean
5 DF   SUI Marc Du Buisson
7 DF   BRA Raphael Ferreira
13 DF   CMR Vincent Ekoman
88 MF   BRA Leandro Moreira
9 MF   DOM Samuel Zayas
11 MF   BRA Luan Nascimento
20 MF   MAR Wassim Riahi
No. Pos. Nation Player
18 MF   SUI Dominique Sutter
22 MF   ARM Sergei Bagdasarian
29 MF   FRA Isaac Bamele
11 MF   ITA Luca Persichini
28 MF   MAR Mehdi Mimzil
14 MF   CMR Mathurin Ndo'Zé
15 MF   KOS Korab Januzai
23 MF   KOS Alban Mulaj
8 MF   MKD Kliment Nastoski
10 FW   BUL Maryan Andonov
16 FW   SUI Jari Egeschwyler
17 FW   SUI Syart Bala


The Uhrencup is a pre-season football tournament hosted annually by FC Grenchen since 1962 (with the exception of 1967 and 1974), and is the oldest such tournament in Switzerland. They have won this tournament six times.


Former playersEdit

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