Top ten players of Hannover 96 football club

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Performance record of Hannover 96 football club

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German football club: Hannover 96 football club

A club with over 100 years in existence, Hannover 96 football club is a well established name in German football. However, with regular financial woes coming back to haunt them, the club does not have a lot of trophies on display in the cabinet.

The club has never featured regularly in top flight football and has been relegated a handful of times into 2nd and times even 3rd division. Hannover 96 FC have only managed a top 10 finish in the German Bundesliga once when they ended up 8th in 2007-08 season.

Prior to the start of the Bundesliga, Hannover 96 football club won their first German club nation championship in 1938 and repeated the feat again 1954. Although they have managed to win a few trophies of lower stature through out their history but their most defining and memorable moment would have to be the German Cup that they won in 1992.  During this cup they developed a reputation of giant killers when they brought down clubs who were then playing top flight football. Hannover 96 FC turned out to be the first lower division side to lift the coveted trophy.

More trophies are promised with the club’s owners investing not only in new talent but drawing in good names in management to help them in achieving their first German Bundesliga title.

Profile of Hannover 96 football club

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Football in germany: Profile of Hannover 96 football club

Nicknamed ‘Die Roten’ (The Reds), Hannover 96 is a football club that plays in the German Bundesliga. Founded back in 1896, the club is distinct in their Red and White home kit although, originally, black-white-green were colors associated with the club.

The club was resolved during the world war 2 like most of the football clubs all across Europe but was reassembled in August 1945. Hannover 96 football club are not necessarily known for their trophies but the club has a rich history to show. They have won an odd trophy here and there but mostly they have been fighting relegation and financial problems. Had it not been for a decent run for the club post 1990, the club would have very well gone into administration. It was their victory in the DFB-Pokal tournament that helped Hannover 96 FC get their finances straight and became the first lower division side to win this tournament. The club then got relegated to the third division which was probably the worst period in the club’s history. They however recruited some fresh talent which took the club from strength to strength and eventually Hannover 96 football club got back into Bundesliga with the big boys.

Having signed a new technical director and a group of talented footballers, the future promises to be bright for Hannover 96 and it’s fans.

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