SC Freiburg is a German professional football club based in the city of Freiburg in Breisgau, located in the state of Baden-Württemberg. The club was founded in 1904 and has a long and rich history in German football. Their home stadium, the Schwarzwald-Stadion, which holds 24,000 spectators for each home fixture. As the club was founded so long ago, it makes sense that its history would be so rich; learn more here at Online Casino Slots.
History of SC Freiburg
In the early years of the club’s history, SC Freiburg played in local and regional leagues. They were one of the founding members of the Oberliga Süd, one of the top leagues in Germany at the time, in 1945. The club remained in the Oberliga Süd until the establishment of the Bundesliga in 1963. SC Freiburg did not immediately qualify for the Bundesliga and had to wait until 1978 for their first appearance in the top flight. They were relegated after just one season but bounced back and forth between the first and second divisions over the next few decades.
In recent years, SC Freiburg has established itself as a mid-table team in the Bundesliga, known for its attacking style of play and the development of young talent. The club has also been recognized for their sustainable and community-oriented approach to football, which has helped them build a loyal fan base both in Freiburg and beyond.
SC Freiburg Honours
SC Freiburg is a consistent team, although they have not won an excessive amount of titles or trophies yet. They have, however, won the Bundesliga title twice, as well as the Oberliga Baden-Wurttemberg 2 times. Winning the Bundesliga is an incredibly difficult task for any team that is not Dortmund or Bayern Munich, as these two are levels above everyone else in the league.
Famous Players/Team Legends of SC Freiburg
Possibly the most famous name to ever sign the dotted line at SC Freiburg is Papiss Cissé, the Senegalese striker who played for Newcastle United, Fenerbahce, and of course, Freiburg! Cisse, for his national team, scored 17 goals in 37 caps and is highly regarded by fans of most football leagues. In his time with Freiburg, Cissé played 67 games and contributed to 44 goals, which is around 0.7 contributions per game.
One current player that continues to impress at Freiburg is centre-forward Nils Petersen, who has scored 104 and assisted 21 in 272 games for the club. Another name that may ring some bells is Matthias Ginter, one of Freiburg’s first-choice fullbacks, who consistently block presses and attacks from the opposition and has saved SC Freiburg from some serious mistakes.
Other names include Jonathon Schmid, a veteran of Freiburg, who has scored 31 and assisted 39 goals from the right-back position during his 216 appearances for the club.
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SC Freiburg has a rich history despite the somewhat-shortage of accolades to show for it. The players who have come through the ranks of this club are also solidified in history thanks to their performances and statistics. Anyone looking to place stakes on upcoming SC Freiburg fixtures can find a range of online bookmakers and bonuses to choose from on our South Africa sports betting page.