Karlsruher SC football club was a result of a lot of mergers and although it was initially formed in 1894, it finally settled down in 1952. The club is based in Karlsruhe, Germany and after being relegated from the Bundesliga a few years back, they are currently playing in the 2nd division in Germany.
Karlsruher SC football club play their home games at the wildparkstadion with a capacity which is closing down to 30000. The home kits are predominantly white with blue borders and the away games are played wearing a blue kit with white borders.
The club has through out it’s history seen a lot of ups and downs mainly due to financial restrictions which have led them to even play in the German 3rd division but the sheer will and passion for the game helps them bounce back. The club’s golden period is always associated under the crafty leadership of Winfried Schafer, who not only helped them up the table in the Bundesliga got them to perform exceptionally well in the UEFA cup where Karlsruher SC literally thrashed the Spanish giants Valencia football club 7-0 and making the victory as one of the most memorable in the club’s history.
At present the club is playing in the 2nd division but looks pumped up to bounce back in the Bundesliga and some how duplicate the seasons in which they reached the semi finals in the UEFA Cup.
Real Racing club de Santander is a Spanish international league football club located in the Satander, Spain. The club was established in 1913. Real Racing Santander football club is a La Liga (1st division) league team and plays home games at “El Sardinero” stadium, having capacity of 22,500 people.
Racing Santender football club, well known as the “Los Verdiblancos” (Green and White) and “Los Montaneses” (Highlanders), plays home games in the white and green combination jersey with Black shorts, and use black, red and blue combination jersey with Black shorts for away games.
Racing Santander football club played its first match on Feb 23, 1913. The club officially founded on june 14, as Santander Racing Club, appearing in the first tournament, Luis Redonet Trophy. In later years they merged to Santaner Football Club. The club made their first appearance in the La Liga (Top Spanish Division) in 1929. Since then they are regarded as one of the best teams in the Spanish football history. They mostly played in the La liga and second division, but also four times participated in the third division in 1940s and 1960s.
Racing Santanders has successfully played 43 seasons in La Liga, 32 seasons in Second Division, 1 Season in Second Division B and 4 seasons in Third Division. The current 2010-11 season is Racing Santanders consecutive 9th season in the La Liga, the best ever run from the club since 1929 when they remained in the top league for 9 consecutive years.
In 2007–08 La Liga season, under Marcelino García Toral, Racing Santanders finished in sixth position, and qualified to the UEFA Cup for the first time ever and reached the semifinals of the Copa del Rey twice in same dacade.
On Jan 22, 2011, the club was purchased by the Indian business tycoon Ahsan Ali Syed, founder and chairman of Western Gulf Advisory, an investment company, and hired a new management team, firing coach Miguel Ángel Portugal and hired a new manger, coach Marcelino.
John McKenna was a first manager of Liverpool who led the club one Lancashire League Championship. Tom Watson was the manager of Liverpool in 1896 and during his period, Liverpool won the league championships twice in 1900-01 and 1905-06. David Ashworth was renowned for his coaching in Liverpool FC. Ashworth was appointed as the manager of Liverpool in 1902 and led the team to win Football League First Division in 1921-22. Matt McQueen was the Scottish manager of Liverpool FC and under his training the club had won the Football League First Division Championship. Bill Shankley was one of the most successful and respected managers of Liverpool FC. Shankley led the club to three league championships, two FA Cups and UEFA cup during his 15 years at the club. Bob Paisley led the team to six League Titles, three European Cups, three League Cups, five community Shields, a UEFA Super Cup and one UEFA Cup. Read more..