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The TSV Schott Mainz is a German association football club from the town of Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate. Apart from football the club also offers more than 30 other sports like ice hockey, field hockey and American football and has 4,000 members. It is financially supported by the Schott AG.[1]

TSV Schott Mainz
TSV Schott Mainz.jpg
Full nameTurn- und Sportverein Schott Mainz e.V.
Founded1953
GroundOtto-Schott-Sportzentrum
ChairmanUdo Ungeheuer
ManagerSascha Meeth
LeagueOberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar
2017–18Regionalliga Südwest, 18th (relegated)

The club's greatest success has been to earn promotion to the tier four Regionalliga Südwest in 2017.

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HistoryEdit

Formed in 1953 the club, then under the name of TuS Glaswerk Schott Mainz earned promotion to the tier-four 2. Amateurliga Rheinhessen in 1962. Its first season there was a success, coming third in the league but results declined from there on and, by 1969 the club was relegated again after coming last. In the next four decades the club played in local amateur football before returning to its former heights.[2]

Mainz began its rise through the league system in 2008 when it won the local Kreisliga championship, the first of four consecutive championships and promotions. In 2009 the club won the Bezirksklasse, followed by the Bezirksliga in 2010 and the Landesliga in 2011. Playing in the Verbandsliga Südwest for the next three seasons from 2011 Mainz came seventh in its first season there, followed by a runners-up finish in 2013. A Verbandsliga title in 2014 meant the club was promoted to the Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar for the first time.[2][3][4][5]

HonoursEdit

The club's honours:

  • Verbandsliga Südwest
    • Champions: 2014
    • Runners-up: 2013
  • Landesliga Südwest-Ost
    • Champions: 2011
  • Bezirksliga Rheinhessen
    • Champions: 2010
  • Bezirksklasse Rheinhessen-Nord
    • Champions: 2009
  • Kreisliga Mainz-Bingen-West
    • Champions: 2008

Recent seasonsEdit

The recent season-by-season performance of the club:[2][4]

Season Division Tier Position
2003–04 1. Kreisklasse Mainz-Bingen-Ost 1 X 1st ↑
2004–05 Kreisliga Mainz-Bingen-West IX 4th
2005–06 Kreisliga Mainz-Bingen-West 3rd
2006–07 Kreisliga Mainz-Bingen-West 3rd
2007–08 Kreisliga Mainz-Bingen-West 1st ↑
2008–09 Bezirksklasse Rheinhessen-Nord 1st ↑
2009–10 Bezirksliga Rheinhessen VIII 1st ↑
2010–11 Landesliga Südwest-Ost VII 1st ↑
2011–12 Verbandsliga Südwest VI 7th
2012–13 Verbandsliga Südwest 2nd
2013–14 Verbandsliga Südwest 1st ↑
2014–15 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar V 6th
2015–16 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar 13th
2016–17 Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar 1st ↑
2017–18 Regionalliga Südwest IV 18th ↓

KeyEdit

Promoted Relegated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TSV Schott Mainz home page ‹See Tfd›(in German) accessed: 13 September 2014
  2. ^ a b c Das deutsche Fußball-Archiv ‹See Tfd›(in German) Historical German domestic league tables, accessed: 13 September 2014
  3. ^ Verbandsliga Südwest tables and results kicker.de, accessed: 13 September 2014
  4. ^ a b Fussball.de – Ergebnisse ‹See Tfd›(in German) Tables and results of all German football leagues, accessed: 13 September 2014
  5. ^ Oberliga Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar tables & results Weltfussball.de, accessed: 13 September 2014

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