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FC Oberneuland Bremen von 1948 is a German association football club from the Oberneuland quarter of Bremen, founded on 13 April 1948 in the local inn Zum Dorfkrug as Fußball-Club Oberneuland von 1948. In addition to football, the club has departments for basketball and gymnastics.

FC Oberneuland
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Full nameFC Oberneuland Bremen von 1948 e.V.
Founded1948
GroundSportpark Vinnenweg
Capacity3,500
OwnerKaren Micheli
ChairmanHans-Georg Blank
ManagerGünter Hermann
LeagueBremen-Liga (V)
2015–16Landesliga Bremen (VI), 1st ↑

HistoryEdit

For most of its history FC Oberneuland played as a lower-tier local side until breaking out in the early 1990s and rising rapidly through a series of title wins. By 1994, the club had advanced to the Verbandsliga Bremen (V) and, after a second-place result, went on to capture the division title the following season. They were promoted to the Oberliga Niedersachsen/Bremen (IV) where they played until 2004 when they were dropped to fifth-tier play after league re-organization. Oberneuland returned to fourth division play in the Oberliga Nord in 2006 after their second Verbandsliga title.[1]

Bremer Pokal (Bremen Cup) wins in 1993 and 2003 led to the club's participation in the DFB-Pokal (German Cup) where they went out in the first round on both occasions. In 2008, a third Bremer Pokal win again put the team into the German Cup tournament where they beat TuS Koblenz in the opening round before going out to VfL Wolfsburg.

Before the end of the 2012–13 Regionalliga season, the club went bankrupt and following re-organisation was given a place in the sixth tier Landesliga 2013–14. Another relegation next which saw them concede the most goals (169) and earn the fewest points (5) in their existence dropped them to the seventh tier Bezirksliga. A championship in the Bezirksliga in 2015 took the club back up to the Landesliga where another title meant promotion to the Bremen-Liga.[2]

HonoursEdit

The club's honours:

  • Bremen-Liga
    • Champions: 1996, 2006, 2012
  • Landesliga Bremen
    • Champions: 1994, 2016
  • Bezirksliga Bremen
    • Champions: 1993, 2015
  • Kreisliga A Bremen
    • Champions: 1992
  • Bremer Pokal
    • Winners: 1993, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2019

StadiumEdit

The team plays its home matches in the Sportpark Vinnenweg, which has a capacity of 3,500.

Former coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Grüne, Hardy (2001). Vereinslexikon. Kassel: AGON Sportverlag ISBN 3-89784-147-9
  2. ^ FC Oberneuland at Fussball.de (in German) Tables and results of the German football leagues, accessed: 11 March 2015

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