VfL Wolfsburg (women)
Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg e. V., commonly known as VfL Wolfsburg, is a German women's football club based in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony. The club is currently playing in the top division of Germany the Bundesliga. The club has won the UEFA Women's Champions League in 2013 and 2014.
|Full name||Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg e. V. (Sports club)|
Verein für Leibesübungen Wolfsburg Fußball GmbH (Professional football club)
|Nickname(s)||Die Wölfinnen (The She-wolves)|
- Further information: List of VfL Wolfsburg (women) seasons.
VfR Eintracht Wolfsburg was founded in 1973. The team was a founding member of the Bundesliga. In 2003 the team joined VfL Wolfsburg.
The first season under the new name was in 2003–04, which ended with an eighth place, the next season the team was relegated to the 2nd Bundesliga in 12th place but gained direct promotion in the following 2005–06 season. After a fifth place in 2009–10, Wolfsburg grew up one year later, contending for the title and managed to be runner-up in 2011–12.
In the 2012–13 season Wolfsburg won the UEFA Women's Champions League. Two weeks prior the team achieved its first Bundesliga title. They were the second team, after 1. FFC Frankfurt to complete the treble, by also winning the domestic cup competition. This was the first time that the same year both in men's and women's football, clubs from the same nation, complete the treble, with the men's club being Bayern Munich. They were also the first German football team to successfully defend their Champions League title.
As of 14 August 2018
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- UEFA Women's Champions League:
- DFB Pokal:
Individual Club AwardsEdit
Record in UEFA Women's Champions LeagueEdit
- Further information: VfL Wolfsburg (women) in European football.
All results (away, home and aggregate) list Wolfsburg's goal tally first.
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Former notable playersEdit
- "Müller helps Wolfsburg end Lyon reign". uefa.com. UEFA. 23 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
- "Wolfsburg wrap up title, Lyon reach final". uefa.com. UEFA. 12 May 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2013.
- "Wolfsburg win maiden German Women's Cup". uefa.com. UEFA. 19 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
- Awards 2013 and 2014