FC Bayern Munich (women)

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Bayern Munich
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Full nameFC Bayern München
Founded1970;49 years ago (1970)
Ground Grünwalder Stadion
Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
Head Coach Thomas Wörle
League Bundesliga
2017–18 2nd
Active departments of
FC Bayern Munich
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Football (men's) Football II (men's) Football JT (men's)
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Football (women's) Football (seniors) Basketball
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Handball Chess Bowling
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Table tennis Referees

FC Bayern Munich Women is a German football club based in Munich, Bavaria. It currently plays in the Frauen-Bundesliga, the top women's league in Germany.

Association football Team field sport

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Munich Place in Bavaria, Germany

Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria, the second most populous German federal state. With a population of around 1.5 million, it is the third-largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, as well as the 12th-largest city in the European Union. The city's metropolitan region is home to 6 million people. Straddling the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps, it is the seat of the Bavarian administrative region of Upper Bavaria, while being the most densely populated municipality in Germany. Munich is the second-largest city in the Bavarian dialect area, after the Austrian capital of Vienna.

Bavaria State in Germany

Bavaria, officially the Free State of Bavaria, is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner. With an area of 70,550.19 square kilometres, Bavaria is the largest German state by land area comprising roughly a fifth of the total land area of Germany. With 13 million inhabitants, it is Germany's second-most-populous state after North Rhine-Westphalia. Bavaria's main cities are Munich and Nuremberg.



The club achieved promotion to the Bundesliga in 2000. In 2009, Bayern were runners-up in the Bundesliga, trailing champion Turbine Potsdam by a single goal. In the 2011–12 season on 12 May 2012, FC Bayern Munich dethroned the German Cup title holders 1. FFC Frankfurt with a 2–0 in the 2011–12 final in Cologne and celebrated the biggest success of the club's history since winning the championship in 1976. [1] In 2015 they won the Bundesliga for the first time, without any defeat. [2] They won the 2015–16 Bundesliga, for the second time in a row. [3]

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1. FFC Frankfurt German womens association football club

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The 2014–15 season of the Frauen-Bundesliga was the 25th season of Germany's premier women's football league. The season began on 30 August 2014 and ended on 10 May 2015. VfL Wolfsburg were the defending champions.

The 2015–16 season of the Frauen-Bundesliga was the 26th season of Germany's premier women's football league. FC Bayern Munich successfully defended the title. This season started on 29 August 2015.



Record in UEFA Women's Champions League

Bayern Munich set a few international records in their campaign to qualify for the 2009–10 UEFA Women's Champions League:

The UEFA Women's Champions League 2009–10 was the first edition of the newly branded tournament, and the ninth edition of a UEFA tournament for women's champion football clubs.

UEFA Womens Champions League European association football tournament for clubs

The UEFA Women's Champions League, previously called the UEFA Women's Cup (2001–09), is an international women's association football competition. It involves the top club teams from countries affiliated with the European governing body UEFA.

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Bayern Munich's goal tally first.

2009–2010 Qualifying round Flag of Scotland.svg Glasgow City 5–2
Flag of Georgia.svg Norchi Dinamoeli Tbilisi 19–0
Flag of Lithuania.svg Gintra Universitetas Šiauliai (Host)8–0
Round of 32 Flag of Hungary.svg Viktória Szombathely 5–0 f4–29–2
Round of 16 Flag of France.svg Montpellier 0–0 f0–1 a.e.t. 0–1
2015–2016 Round of 32 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Twente Enschede 1–1 f2–23–3 (agr)
2016–2017 Round of 32 Flag of Scotland.svg Hibernian Edinburgh 6–0 f4–110–1
Round of 16 Flag of Russia.svg Rossiyanka Khimki 4–04–0 f8–0
Quarter-final Flag of France.svg Paris Saint-Germain 0–41–0 f1–4
2017–2018 Round of 32 Flag of England.svg Chelsea 0–1 f2–12–2 (agr)
2018–2019 Round of 32 Flag of Serbia.svg Spartak Subotica 7–0 f4–011–0
Round of 16 Flag of Switzerland.svg FC Zürich 2–0 f3–05–0
Quarter-final Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Slavia Prague 1–1 fX–XX–X

f First leg.

Current squad

As of 17 August 2018 [6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

1 Flag of Germany.svg GK Laura Benkarth
2 Flag of the United States.svg DF Gina Lewandowski
4 Flag of Germany.svg DF Kristin Demann
6 Flag of the Netherlands.svg FW Lineth Beerensteyn
7 Flag of Germany.svg MF Melanie Behringer
8 Flag of Germany.svg MF Melanie Leupolz
9 Flag of Serbia.svg FW Jovana Damnjanović
10 Flag of the Netherlands.svg MF Jill Roord
11 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg FW Lucie Voňková
12 Flag of Germany.svg MF Sydney Lohmann
14 Flag of Sweden.svg FW Fridolina Rolfö
16 Flag of Germany.svg MF Lina Magull
17 Flag of Germany.svg DF Kathrin Hendrich
18 Flag of Slovakia.svg MF Dominika Škorvánková
19 Flag of Austria.svg DF Carina Wenninger
20 Flag of Germany.svg DF Leonie Maier
21 Flag of Germany.svg DF Simone Laudehr
22 Flag of Germany.svg DF Verena Schweers
23 Flag of Germany.svg FW Mandy Islacker
27 Flag of Germany.svg DF Anna Gerhardt
28 Flag of the Netherlands.svg GK Jacintha Weimar
29 Flag of Germany.svg FW Nicole Rolser
31 Flag of Austria.svg GK Manuela Zinsberger
33 Flag of Germany.svg MF Sara Däbritz

Former players

Second team

The women's second team won the championship in the 2008–09 Regionalliga (Süd) and thus plays in the Second Bundesliga (Süd) since 2009–10. [7] Bayern II is managed by Nathalie Bischof. [8]

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