VfL Bochum is a professional German sports club. The club has a long official name “Verein für Leibesübungen Bochum 1848 Fußballgemeinschaft. But the club simply known as VfL Bochum.
VfL Bochum 1848 had a long and proud history of over 174 years to 1848 when a gymnastics club was established. Bochum is in the center zone of the Ruhrgebeit, the heart of industrial Germany – known for its mines and heavy industry.
VfL Bochum is currently playing at the top level of the Grman football league system. After 15 years, the club won 2020-21 2. Bundesliga and earned a promotion to compete in Bundesliga.
VfL Bochum 1848 is one of the oldest sports clubs globally, claiming an origination date of 26 July 1848 when a piece of news published in a local newspaper, the Märkischer Sprecher, called for the formation of a new gymnastics club.
Then the club was formally founded on 18 February 1849. The club was banned on 28 December 1852 for political reasons and then recreated on 19 June 1860.
The club was restructure in May 1904 as Turnverein zu Bochum, gegründet 1848 and eshtablished a football department on 31 January 1911. The club joined with Spiel und Sport 08 Bochum to form Turn- und Sportverein Bochum 1848 on 1 April 1919.
In 1949, VfL Bochum played its first season in the second division 2. Oberliga West. VfL claimed the division title in 1953 to move forward to the Oberliga West for a single season.
The club repeated their divisional victory in 1956 and returned to the top-flight until again fell relegation after the 1960–61 season.
Vfl Bochum has played their home matches of Bundesliga in Vonovia-Ruhrstadion with 27,599-seater capacity. “Die Unabsteigbaren” is the club’s nickname.
Blue and white are the basic colors of VfL Bochum. The club's current badge is designed with a shield shape outlined with double lines. A shield shape is placed into the badge where "Bochum 1848" is written.
And on the left side, the short name "VfL" is written in portrait format with a blue background, while the letter's color is white.
VfL home shirt is dark blue with white pinstripes on the front, and the bottom back is made to match the color of the side panels, collar, and sleeve cuffs. And the club combined home jerseys with blue shorts and socks.
The German forward Sebastian Polter has scored a maximum of seven goals with one assist for Vfl Bochum and has become the best player in the campaign. Gerrit Holtman netted four and assisted four.
Thomas Reis is a professional German footballer and current manager of VfL Bochum.
VfL Bochum won four 2. Bundesliga titles, two Regionalliga West championships. The club was two-time DFB-Pokal finalists and spent 34 seasons in Bundesliga. Uwe Wegmann has scored the highest 74 goals in the club's history.
In the 1969-70 seasons, VfL Bochum achieved its first major honors, won the Regionalliga West championship, and continued the following year.
In 1993–94 2. Bundesliga season, VfL Bochum became champion with 48 points in 38 played games and got promotions to Bundesliga, the top flight of German football.
The 1967–68 DFB-Pokal cup was the 25th season of the annual German football competition. On 9 June 1968, VfL Bochum reached the final for the first time and faced against 1. FC Köln. VfL Bochum lost the final against 1. FC Köln by 1-4.
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ESPN+ has official exclusive rights to broadcast all matches of VfL Bochum on TV in the United States, South America Puerto Rico.
While in the United Kingdom, Italy, San Marino, Ireland, Luxembourg, Central America, Dominican Republic, and Mexico, the famous TV channel Sky Sports broadcast VfL Bochum.
Fans can watch it on Nova Sports in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, and Greece, while viewers of Australia, Turkey, New Zealand, and France can watch through beIN Sports.
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Though VfL Bochum is back in B Bundesliga after a long term about 15 years, the club is playing very well. Bochum holds eleventh in the campaign.
The club must try to enter in top ten, so the following matches will be more fantastic and exciting. Stay home and enjoy all matches of VfL Bochum on TV and stream online.