|Surname||Würzburger Football Club e. V.|
|Seat||Wurzburg , Bavaria|
|founding||May 22, 1981|
|Board||Harald Breunig, Oliver Heilmann, Michael Hemmerich, Matthias Zink|
|First soccer team|
|Head coach||Marc Reitmaier|
|Venue||Sepp-Endres sports facility ()|
|league||Bayern League North|
The Würzburg soccer club ( WFV for short ) is a soccer club from the Lower Franconian district capital Würzburg , which was founded in 1981 - after the previous club 1. Würzburger FV 04 went bankrupt . Before the insolvency, the (predecessor) club last attracted national attention at the end of the 1970s when it was promoted to the 2nd Bundesliga. With the re-establishment, a new structure began in the lowest division. Since the 2012/13 season, Würzburger FV has been playing in the northern season of the fifth-rate Bayernliga .
Predecessor club 1. Würzburger FV 04
In 1904 the predecessor club of the Würzburger FV was founded as 1. Würzburger FV 04 (also known as FV 04 Würzburg ). The greatest successes before the Second World War were the promotion to the first-class Bavarian regional league in 1927 , through which the club succeeded in joining local rivals Würzburger Kickers , as well as founding membership in the Gauliga Bayern introduced by the National Socialists . From this, the relegation followed after a year, during the war the club experienced promotion to the Bavarian upper house two more times.
After the war, midfield places often followed in the Bavarian Amateur League . FV 04 Würzburg experienced a renewed upswing in 1976 when it was promoted to the 2nd Bundesliga and local rivals Würzburger Kickers did the same in the following year. In 1980 there was relegation from the 2nd Bundesliga and in May 1981 the club finally went bankrupt. The old venue on Frankfurter Strasse was taken over by the DJK Würzburg , and the club register was deleted a few years later.
Würzburger FV from 1981
As a result of the insolvency of the 1st WFV 04, the Würzburger FV was founded in 1981 as the successor association. The team initially started playing in the lowest amateur area (C-class).
Until 2005, the "new" Würzburger FV fought their way into the Bavarian League (the fifth highest division from the introduction of the third division in 2008/09), from which, however, in the 2008/09 season - together with the Würzburger Kickers - he was relegated. In the 2010/11 season, they were promoted back to what was then the highest Bavarian league.
In the following year 2011/12, the club set itself the goal of qualifying for the newly introduced Bavarian Regional League . After a twelfth place in the table, the direct promotion was missed and a relegation participation over two rounds was necessary. In the second relegation round against SV Heimstetten , the WFV won the second leg on their own place 2-1, but missed qualification for the fourth division after a 0-1 defeat in the first leg due to the away goals rule. Since 2012/13, the WFV has been playing in the fifth-class North Season of the now two-tier Bayern League and is thus for the first time since 1998 in the league hierarchy behind city rivals Würzburger Kickers.
In the fall of 2014, the association's considerable financial problems became known, which, like its predecessor association in 1981, brought the WFV almost to the brink of bankruptcy.
- 1904 to 1909: Bullet trap on the Galgenberg
- 1909 to 1912: Talavera, Wörthstraße
- 1912 to 1982: Stadium on Frankfurter Straße (after the takeover by the DJK Würzburg "DJK-Stadion", meanwhile demolished and replaced by a new building)
- since 1982: Sepp-Endres sports facility (former DJK site on Mainaustraße)
The Sepp-Endres sports facility on Mainaustraße used by the WFV is, like the stadium of its predecessor club, on Frankfurter Straße, in Zellerau, a residential area west of the city center. It was taken over by the DJK Würzburg as part of the re-establishment, while the latter moved to the premises on Frankfurter Strasse. The new homestead initially only had a Rotgrand square and was expanded by the WFV in 1985 to include a grass pitch. Since the area only has a grandstand on one side, which extends between the playing field and Mainaustrasse, it is not a stadium in the strict sense of the word, and the facility has no seats.
Successes of the Würzburger FV
Games in the main round of the DFB Cup:
Balance sheet since 1981
- 1981 to 1983 C-Class Würzburg
- 1983 to 1985 B-Class Würzburg
- 1985/86 A-Class Würzburg
- 1986 to 1988 district league
- 1988 to 1991 regional league of Lower Franconia
- 1991 to 1999 Landesliga Nord
- 1999 to 2002 Bayernliga
- 2002/03 Northern League
- 2003/04 Bayern League
- 2004/05 National League North
- 2005 to 2009 Bayern League
- 2009/10 National League North
- since 2010 Bayernliga
- Manuel Endres , regional league player for Eintracht Braunschweig and FC Carl Zeiss Jena , Bayernliga top scorer and grandson of the Sepp Endres sports facility
- Ralf Scherbaum , (1991–1992, 2004–2010), 33 second division games as a player, (2010–2012) - as assistant coach.
- Steffen Hofmann , (1993–1996) youth, since 2006 midfielder at SK Rapid Vienna
- Peter Deißenberger , (1999–2000, 2006–2008, 2010–2012), 1 Bundesliga game for Eintracht Frankfurt
- Markus Lützler , 32 second division games for 1. FC Saarbrücken , 1. FC Nürnberg and SV Wacker Burghausen , played for WFV from 2005 to 2007 and the 2009/2010 season
- Entry Würzburger FV In: Hardy Grüne , Christian Karn: The big book of German football clubs . AGON Sportverlag, Kassel 2009, ISBN 978-3-89784-362-2 , p. 517.