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FC Cologne on tv and stream

FC Cologne is a professional football club in Germany. The club’s official name is 1—Fußball-Club Köln 01/07 e. V. But the club is commonly known as simply FC Köln or FC Cologne in English.

FC Cologne had played their matches in Müngersdorfer Stadion from 1923 to 2001. But the club has been playing their home matches in RheinEnergieStadion from 2004 to date. RheinEnergieStadion has 50,000-seater capacity.

FC Cologne is not a football club but also a complete sports club. FC Cologne is part of a more prominent sports club with teams in other sports like handball, table tennis, and gymnastics. The club has over 100,000 members and supporters, making it the fourth largest club in Germany.

History of FC Cologne

FC Cologne was eshtablished in 1948 through a merger of two older Cologne clubs, Kölner BC and Spielvereinigung 1907 Köln-Sülz. The new club settled themselves as a rival to be recognized from the beginning.

It only took them six years to achieve their First Division title in the competitive Oberliga West. The club would repeat the First Division title four more times. FC Cologne took it a step further by winning its first national title in 1962, routing 1. FC Nürnberg 4-0 in the final.

FC Cologne got an invitation for the newly-formed Bundesliga when the league title proved to be a significant factor. The call to participate in the league was justified straight away, as the club made the headlines by winning the Bundesliga in its first season.

The club made a deep run in the European Cup the following year but eventually lost to Liverpool in one of the most significant quarterfinals in European football history. After two goalless matches and a 2-2 draw in the third game, the tie was decided by a coin toss.

Club Badge and Colors of FC Cologne

The club was toured by a traveling circus, who had found a stray goat. As part of that year’s Karneval celebrations, circus director Carola Williams gifted the now-adult goat as a good luck charm to the club.

FC Cologne adopted this as their mascot and has become synonymous with the animal ever since. Koln plays at home in white and red, both colors having been used as the primary shirt color throughout its history.

Key Players and Managers of Cologne

French forward Anthony Modeste becomes one of the top icon performers of Bundesliga 2020-21. Amazingly he has scored incredible 16 goals, which makes him the top goalscorer of FC Cologne.

Mark Uth is not only a goalscorer but also a playmaker at present for Cologne. The 30-years-old forward already scored three goals while he provided three assists.

FC Cologne has more brilliant players in their squad. They are Elliyes Skhiri (three goals), Florian Kaniz (two goals and three assists), Salih Ozcan (two goals), Ondrez Duba (two goals), Tim Lemperle (two goals), and Sebastian Andresson (two goals and one assist).

The German football manager and former player Steffen Baumgart is the current manager of FC Cologne, joined on 1 July 2021. Andre Pawlak and Kevin McKenna are the assistant coaches at present.

Noteworthy Stats of FC Cologne

FC Cologne was two-time Bundesliga champions and five-time runners-up. The club also won the German football championship in 1961-62 and finalist in 1959–60 and 1962–63.

Cologne lifted DFB-Pokal four times in 1967–68, 1976–77, 1977–78, and 1982–83 while they reached finals six more times.

FC Cologne is a five-time Oberliga West winner that they achieved in  1953–54, 1959–60, 1960–61, 1961–62, and 1962–63.

13–0 against Union Luxembourg on 5 October 1965 is the biggest victory over any team for FC Cologne. The club lost a match in 1–8 against Dundee on 5 September 1962, the heaviest defeats.

Hannes Lohr is the all-time top goalscorer of FC Cologne, with 166 goals in 381 appearances from 1964 to 1978. Wolfgang Overath has played most 542 appearances for the club from 1962 to 1977.

Memorable Moments of FC Cologne

In 1962, FC Cologne won their first German titles. The club won the German football championship. The following year, FC Cologne won the Bundesliga championship, the second German title for the club.

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How to Watch Cologne on TV?

You can watch FC  Cologne on TV through DZN (Germany), ESPN+ (US), beIN Sports (Australia), Sony Ten 2 HD (Bangladesh, Afghanistan), ESPN (South America), China (Migu), Brand One (Brazil), BT Sport (UK) and Movistar+ (Spain).

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FC Cologne is now straying 9th in the point table of Bundesliga with 32 points. The club is improving day by day at the table. Cologne always gives the crucial match to fans. So keep watching FC Cologne live on TV and stream.