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VfB Stuttgart

VfB Stuttgart
Stuttgart celebrate winning the German title in 2007 ©Bongarts

VfB Stuttgart

Formed: 1893
Nickname: Die Roten (The Reds)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup: (1989)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: (1998)
• UEFA Intertoto Cup: 2000, 2002, 2008

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 5 (2007)
German Cup: 3 (1997)

History
• First established in 1893, Stuttgart underwent a significant early evolution in 1912 when they merged with an outfit from the suburb of Cannstatt and set up permanent base there. A dozen years later they appointed their first professional coach in the form of Englishman Tom Hanney, who led the team to the Baden-Württemberg championship title within two years.

• For success on a national level, Die Roten had to wait until 1950, when they claimed their first German title in front of 96,000 fans in Berlin. An estimated 100,000 supporters then turned out to welcome their heroes back in Stuttgart, and the team repeated the feat in 1952, the decade also yielding two German Cup triumphs.

• Founder members of the Bundesliga in 1963/64, Stuttgart went on to reach the UEFA Cup semi-finals in 1973/74 and 1979/80, either side of a short spell in the second tier. Domestically, they fought their way back from relegation to claim league honours in 1983/84, thanks in part to a young Jürgen Klinsmann.

• Another Bundesliga win followed in 1991/92, three years after Stuttgart had lost out to Diego Maradona's SSC Napoli in the UEFA Cup final. They went on to grace their second European showpiece in 1997/98, although the outcome was the same as they finished runners-up to Chelsea FC in the penultimate edition of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup.

• The rest of Europe was made to take note again when coach Felix Magath led an exciting, youthful side to second spot in the Bundesliga in 2001/02, an achievement that earned them a first UEFA Champions League tilt. Five years later, with Armin Veh at the controls, they put together a superb run of results to secure their fifth championship crown.

Club records
Most appearances: Hermann Ohlicher (459)
Most goals: Karl Allgöwer (165)
Record victory: Stuttgart 8-0 SSV Jahn Regensburg (2. Bundesliga, 13 May 1977)
Record defeat: BV Borussia Dortmund v Stuttgart (1. Bundesliga, 14 March 1964)

* Last updated on 8 July 2010

Last updated: 24/01/11 11.18CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 10/05/2014 02:00 CET
Botev PlovdivBotev Plovdiv1-1StuttgartStuttgart
BerlinBerlin0-2StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart0-0Botev PlovdivBotev Plovdiv
MainzMainz3-2StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart0-1LeverkusenLeverkusen
RijekaRijeka2-1StuttgartStuttgart
AugsburgAugsburg2-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart2-2RijekaRijeka
StuttgartStuttgart6-2HoffenheimHoffenheim
HerthaHertha0-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-1Eintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt
FreiburgFreiburg2-1StuttgartStuttgart
BraunschweigBraunschweig0-4StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-1BremenBremen
HamburgHamburg3-3StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-1NürnbergNürnberg
DortmundDortmund6-1StuttgartStuttgart
FreiburgFreiburg1-3StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart0-2MönchengladbachMönchengladbach
SchalkeSchalke3-0StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart4-2HannoverHannover
WolfsburgWolfsburg3-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-2MainzMainz
StuttgartStuttgart1-2BayernBayern
LeverkusenLeverkusen2-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-4AugsburgAugsburg
HoffenheimHoffenheim4-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-2HerthaHertha
Eintracht FrankfurtEintracht Frankfurt2-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart2-2BraunschweigBraunschweig
BremenBremen1-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-0HamburgHamburg
NürnbergNürnberg2-0StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart2-3DortmundDortmund
StuttgartStuttgart2-0FreiburgFreiburg
MönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-1StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart3-1SchalkeSchalke
HannoverHannover0-0StuttgartStuttgart
StuttgartStuttgart1-2WolfsburgWolfsburg
BayernBayern15:30StuttgartStuttgart

Trophy cabinet

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    17/09/1973, Stuttgart 9-0 Olympiakos
  • Biggest defeat:
    17/03/2010, Barcelona 4-0 Stuttgart, Barcelona
    06/12/1978, Příbram 4-0 Stuttgart, Pribram
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  5
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  18
  • Appearances in UEFA Intertoto Cup:  4
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 58
    Zvonimir Soldo (  CRO)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 16
    Karl Allgöwer (  GER)
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