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Frauenfußball Universitätssportverein Jena e. V., commonly known as FF USV Jena, is a German women's football club from Jena, Thuringia. The club currently plays in the Frauen-Bundesliga, the highest level of women's football in Germany.

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Full nameFrauenfußball Universitätssportverein Jena e. V.
Founded2004; 15 years ago (2004)
ChairmanRalf Schmidt-Röh
ManagerKatja Greulich
2017–1812th (relegated)



After becoming the last East German women's football champion in 1991, USV Jena was admitted to the Bundesliga after the reunification of Germany. They were relegated after one season and have remained in the 2nd tier league (then Regionalliga, later 2nd Bundesliga) since then. In 2003 Jena became champions of the northeastern Regionalliga but failed to achieve promotion to the Bundesliga. The decisive match was lost at home against Hamburger SV. A year later they qualified for the newly founded 2nd Bundesliga and were grouped into the southern division. In 2005 and 2006 they came in third, in 2007 even in second place. In the 2007–08 season, Jena finished first in the 2nd Bundesliga Süd and got promoted to the Bundesliga. In 2008–09 the managed a 9th place and improved to an 8th place the next season. The teams biggest success was reaching the final of the 2009–10 Frauen DFB-Pokal, where they lost 0–1 to FCR 2001 Duisburg.

Current squadEdit

As of 8 July 2018

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 Justien Odeurs
2   DF Catherine Joan Bott
4   DF Shannon Woeller
5   DF Annalena Breitenbach
6   MF Susanne Utes (captain)
7   MF Ivana Rudelić
8   FW Hannah Keane
9   FW Annalena Rieke
10   FW Amelia Pietrangelo
11   FW Tiffany Cameron
12   DF Jana Sedláčková
No. Position Player
13   DF Karoline Heinze
14   MF Jessica King
16   MF Luca Maria Graf
17   DF Lisa Seiler
18   MF Annika Graser
19   DF Sandra Žigić
21   MF Marie-Luise Herrmann
23   DF Maren Marie Tellenbröker


  • Head coach: Katja Greulich
  • Assistant coach: Steffen Beck
  • Goalkeeper coach: Stephan Fleischhauer
  • Fitness coach: Oliver Heck

Former notable playersEdit

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