Profile: Eintracht Frankfurt football club

by on April 26, 2011
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Eintracht Frankfurt football club is an international German professional league football team located in the city of Frankfurt, Germany. The club was established on March 8, 1899, currently playing in the German Top-Division ‘Bundesliga’. The club is currently playing under the Coaching leadership of ‘Christoph Daum’, while Peter Fischer is an active chairman of the club. Eintracht Frankfurt is one of the most popular and famous football club in Germany. Their home ground in ‘Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt am Main’ having capacity of 51,000 spectators.

Eintracht Frankfurt football club are more often nicknamed by their fans “Die Andler (Eagles)”, SGE (Sportgemeindde Eintracht), and “launische Dive (moody dive)”. They play home games in Red and Black stripe jersey with Black shorts, while away games in White Jersey with White shorts. Franport, the airport operator, are the official shirt sponsors of Die Andler.

The club has shown great performances on both the domestic and international level, but however in case of Eintracht Frankfurt football club, they have more amazing stat on the international level, winning UEFA Cup back in the 1980’s, UEFA Intertoto Cup in 1967 and Coppa delle Alpi in 1967. They were also ended one time runners-up in Eurpean Cup in 1960. On domestic level they are one time winners of German Championship in 1959, 4 times winners of DFB-Pokal in 1974, 1975, 1981, 1988 and one time winners of Fuji Cup in 1992.

Karl-Heinz “Charly” Korbel football player holds the record for all competition appearances with 720 games during 1972-1991, while Bernd Holzenbein Football Player holds the record for most goals scored for Eintracht Frankfurt FC with 201 during the period of 1967/1981. The clubs biggest home victory is 9-1 against Rot-Weiss Essen Football Club on Octuber 5, 1974, and away victory is 8-1 against Rot-Weiss Essen on May 7, 1977.

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