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FC Grenchen

FC Grenchen
FC Grenchen logo
Full name Football Club de Grenchen
Founded 1906
Ground Stadium Brühl
Grenchen, Switzerland
Ground Capacity 15,100 (2,100 seated)
Chairman Rolf Bieri
Coach Della Casa Edvaldo
League 1. Liga (Group 2)
Website Club home page
Home colours

FC Grenchen is a Swiss football club, based in Grenchen. They currently play in the 1. Liga, and play their matches at the Brühl Stadium.

History

FC Grenchen was founded in 1906. In 1937 they gained promotion to the top league of Swiss football, Nationalliga A, in these inter-war years they came runners-up in this league three times, and runner up in the cup, but their biggest success came post-war coming second in the league one further time before winning the cup the following season in 1960.

They got relegated from the top flight in 1986, and played in Nationalliga B until 1995 when they were relegated to the 1st Liga., where they currently play.

They won the Swiss Cup in 1959, which is their only one major title.

Stadium

Brühl Stadium is the biggest in the Canton of Solothurn. It comprises a space for 13,000 standing and a grandstand with 1,300 covered seats and 800 uncovered seats.

Current squad

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Switzerland GK Jeffrey Grosjean
3 Switzerland DF Damir Dzombic
4 Bulgaria MF Kliment Nastoski
5 Switzerland DF Marc Du Buisson
6 Switzerland MF Sacha Stauffer
7 Brazil DF Raphael Ferreira
8 Brazil MF Leandro Moreira
9 Switzerland MF Samuel Zayas
10 Bulgaria FW Maryan Andonov
11 Brazil MF Luan Nascimento
No. Position Player
13 Cameroon DF Vincent Ekoman
14 Cameroon MF Mathurin Ndo'Zé
15 Republic of Kosovo MF Korab Januzai
16 Switzerland FW Jari Egeschwyler
17 Switzerland FW Syart Bala
19 Switzerland DF Adrian Rawyler
22 Switzerland DF Waylon Grosjean
23 Republic of Kosovo MF Alban Mulaj
25 Italy GK Daniele Persichini

Uhrencup

Main article: Uhrencup

The Uhrencup is a pre-season football tournament hosted annually by FC Grenchen since 1962 (with the exception of 1967 and 1974), and is the oldest such tournament in Switzerland. They have won this tournament six times.

Honours

  • Schweizer Cup:
    • Winners (1): 1959
    • Runners Up (2): 1940, 1948, 1960

Former players

External links

  • Official Website (German)
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