SG Sonnenhof Großaspach
SG Sonnenhof Großaspach (German: Sportgemeinschaft Sonnenhof Großaspach e.V.), commonly known as Sonnenhof Großaspach, is a German professional football club based in Aspach, Baden-Württemberg. The club play in the 3. Liga, which is the third tier of football in the country.
|Full name||Sportgemeinschaft Sonnenhof Großaspach e.V.|
|Founded||25 August 1994|
|2018–19||3. Liga, 15th|
The club was formed in 1994 through the union of Spvgg Großaspach and FC Sonnenhof Kleinaspach. The sports club has 1,300 members and, in addition to its football side, has departments for bowling, gymnastics, and table tennis. The term Sonnenhof in the club name comes from the local hotel Sonnenhof in which the meeting was held that resulted in the FC Sonnenhof Kleinaspach was formed.
The footballers have been twice promoted in recent years and reached the Oberliga Baden-Württemberg (IV) in 2005, playing there as a lower table side. In 2008–09, the club achieved its greatest success yet, winning the league and earning the right for promotion to the Regionalliga Süd, where they played until 2012, when the club entered the new Regionalliga Südwest. In 2009, the club qualified for the first time for the first round of the German Cup but was knocked out by VfB Stuttgart after a 1–4 loss, leading 1–0 until the 55th minute.
In 2012–13, the club qualified again for the first round of the German Cup but was knocked out by FSV Frankfurt after a 1–2 loss. The club celebrated its greatest success in 2014 when it won the Regionalliga Südwest and qualified for the promotion round to the 3. Liga, where it overcame VfL Wolfsburg II and earned promotion to the league.
- As of 24 August 2019
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Current technical staffEdit
List of the managersEdit
This is the list of coaches of SG Sonnenhof Großaspach since 2006:
- With the introduction of the Regionalligas in 1994 and the 3. Liga in 2008 as the new third tier, below the 2. Bundesliga, all leagues below dropped one tier. In 2012, the number of Regionalligas was increased from three to five with all Regionalliga Süd clubs except the Bavarian ones entering the new Regionalliga Südwest.
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- "DFB-Pokal 2009/2010 » 1. Runde » SG Sonnenhof Großaspach - VfB Stuttgart 1:4" [DFB-Pokal 2009/2010 » 1. Round » SG Sonnenhof Großaspach - VfB Stuttgart 1:4]. Weltfussball.de (in German). 1 August 2009.
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