Brunswick gymnastic and sports club Eintracht of 1895, commonly known as Eintracht Braunschweig is a German football and sports club in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony. The club was one of the founding members of the Bundesliga in 1963 and won the state title in 1967. The club plays the season 2018 in the league 3, third league of the German football league system.
Since 1923 Eintracht Braunschweig plays in Eintracht Stadium. The club shares a rivalry with bassist Hannover 96.
In addition to the football department, the Eintracht Braunschweig has departments for several other sports, of which the hockey department was historically the most successful.
Brief History of Eintracht Braunschweig
Eintracht Braunschweig was founded in 1895 as a soccer ball and the cricket club of Eintracht FUCC 1895a
The team has a rich history and has quickly become one of the most popular matches in northern Germany. In 1900 Eintracht Braunschweig was one of the founding members of the German Football Association (DFB).
He was a success from the start, became the league in 1908 and 1913 won the North German championship and placed 1,914 three players in the German national team.
In the framework of the Third Reich, the team has played in the Gauliga Lower Saxony. Performances in the national final.
In the years 1942-1943 Eintracht Braunschweig joined as one of the main favorites in the playoffs of the national championship .
The team led by Georg “Schorsch” Knöpfle had just won the new Gauliga Südhannover Brunswick formation with a record of 17 wins and 1 draw in 18 games and scored 146 goals.
After a convincing 5: 1 victory over Victoria Hamburg in the first round, the association with other top favorites to the title, was paired with Helmut Schön Dresdner SC. Dresden won the game in Dresden with 4: 0 and then won the German Bundesliga with an undefeated season.
Football of the Bundesliga from 1963 to 1985
Paul Breitner, the most important firm of Eintracht Braunschweig in the 1970s.
The high level of competition and financial stability of Eintracht Braunschweig made them one of the 16 teams selected from a group of 46 Bundesliga candidates, the new Bundesliga founded 1963th The team had to play again with coach Helmuth Johannsen started successfully the solid defense, the national title in the season 1966-1967.
This championship team gave only 27 goals against, which represents a record in the Bundesliga, improving Werder Bremen 1988 to ten other players came to the team, especially during the 1960s and 1970s.
The club was hit in the winter holidays of the 1968-69 season again by tragedy, since striker Juergen Moll, who was then 29 years old, and his wife were killed in a car accident.
For the children played two Moll charity matches, the first time the Federal Republic of Germany in 1954 in the final of the tournament to win the World Cup.
In the second round, Eintracht Braunschweig and Hannover 96 meet to take a team from the Bundesliga of the Stars.
The association entered the 1971 Bundesliga scandal, but with a somewhat unusual twist. A number of players accepted payments for a total of DM 40 000 – in order not to lose against rebate and a game or to join, but to make an extra effort to win. Finally, two players were suspended and another ten were punished.
In 1973, Brunswick was before a league rival as the first Bundesliga player with the logo of a sponsor on the shirts – with – the liquor maker Jägermeister Wolfenbütteler.
The movement paid the team 100,000 DM and introduced a new type of business in football, which is worth millions today. Other clubs followed quickly.
NB match against Schalke 04, March 24, 1973, the first game of the Bundesliga, where an association was a sponsor with a jersey.
Jägermeister sponsored the club until 1987, although an attempt later, the team of “Eintracht Jägermeister” Rename, was finally rejected by the 1983th DFB
A second title was lost Eintracht Braunschweig in 1977 with a third place, one point behind the champion Borussia Mönchengladbach and just behind the second position Schalke 04 by goal difference.
The club made the post-season by the commitment of the 1974 world champion Paul Breitner Real transfer rate of DM 1.6 million. Breitner however, did not fit with the team and was sold after a single season to Bayern Munich.
Eintracht Braunschweig Stadium
Eintracht Braunschweig plays in the Eintracht stadium built in 1923 in Brunswick. Currently, the stadium has a capacity of 25,000 spectators, in the 60s it was 38,000 spectators. Before the construction of the Eintracht stadium, the club played its home games on the sports ground of the Helmstedter Road with 3,000 spectators.