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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
Founded1906
GroundStadium Brühl
Grenchen, Switzerland
Capacity15,100 (2,100 seated)
ChairmanRolf Bieri
League2. Liga (SOFV)
2015/162. Liga interregional (Group 5), 14th, relegated
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

 
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.

StadiumEdit

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

UhrencupEdit

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.

HonoursEdit

Former playersEdit

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