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FC Zürich Frauen is a women's football Club from Zürich, Switzerland. Its first team plays since the founding of the Swiss national league in 1970 in the first division. The team has won 22 national championships and has won the Cup 14 times.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich. It is located in north-central Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zürich. The municipality has approximately 409,000 inhabitants, the urban agglomeration 1.315 million and the Zürich metropolitan area 1.83 million. Zürich is a hub for railways, roads, and air traffic. Both Zurich Airport and railway station are the largest and busiest in the country.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state situated in the confluence of western, central, and southern Europe. It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities seated in Bern. Switzerland is a landlocked country bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. It is geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi), and land area of 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8.5 million is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are located, among them the two global cities and economic centres of Zürich and Geneva.
The Women's Nationalliga A is the highest-level league competition for women's football clubs in Switzerland. It was established in 1970.
FC Zürich Frauen was founded on 24 April 1970 as a section of SV Seebach, a football club founded 1916 from the Zurich city quarter of Seebach. 1980 the team won its first championship, one year later the team won the double. Until 2005 it totalled 12 Championships and 7 Cup wins.
Seebach is a quarter in the district 11 of Zürich, located in the Glatt Valley.
That year the women's team of SV Seebach Zürich was spun off from the original club and rebranded under the name FFC Zürich Seebach. Between 2005 und 2008 the 13th championship followed and the 8th win of the Swiss Cup.
In summer 2008, the team was combined with FC Zürich. The name FFC Zürich Seebach was changed into FC Zürich Frauen. The very first Swiss women's football team had been founded on 21 February 1968 under the helm of FC Zürich as DFC Zürich, but later discontinued. In summer 2010, FC Zürich Frauen moved its home for league games and practice from Seebach to the city quarter of Hirzenbach where the youth teams of FC Zürich are based. The team played its Champions League games at first at stadium Schützenwiese in Winterthur. Since 2012 these games are hosted in the Letzigrund stadium in Zürich, where on 13.11.2013 a record attendance for Swiss women's football of 7,304 fans watched the round of 16 return game against FC Barcelona.
Fussballclub Zürich, commonly abbreviated to FC Zürich or simply FCZ, is a Swiss football men's club based in the city of Zürich in the Super League, the top tier in its league. The club was founded in 1896 and has won the Swiss Super League 12 times and the Swiss Cup 10 times. The club won the 2009 Swiss Super League and last won the Swiss Cup in 2018. Their home games are played at the Letzigrund in Zürich, which seats 25,000 spectators. For the women's team see FC Zürich Frauen.
Hirzenbach is a quarter in the district 12 of Zürich, located in the Glatt Valley.
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.
FC Zürich Frauen ist Swiss record champion and 2nd in the alltime table only behind FFC Bern. After 10 years without the championship title the team won it in 2008 and was able to defend it in 2009 and 2010.
In the UEFA competitions, Zürich reached the 2nd qualifying round in the 2008–09 UEFA Women's Cup. In the 2009-10 and 2010–11 UEFA Women's Champions League they reached the round of 32, and lost there to Linköping and Torres. In 2012-2013, the team played 1:1 and 0:1 in the round of 32 against the French top team Juvisy. In the 2013-2014 Champions League competition, FC Zürich was the first Swiss women's team to reach the Champions League round of 16 after playing 2:1 and 1:1 against Sparta Prague in the round of 32. In the following stage, the team lost against FC Barcelona 0:3 and 1:3.
The UEFA Women's Cup 2008–09 is the eighth edition of the UEFA Women's Cup football club tournament, the most important trophy in European club football. The first qualifying round started on 4 September 2008 and the final over two legs was held on 16 and 22 May 2009. Duisburg defeated Zvezda Perm 7–1 on aggregate to claim their first UEFA Cup title.
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.
The 2010–11 UEFA Women's Champions League was the tenth edition of the European women's championship for football clubs. The final was held in London, England on 26 May 2011 at Craven Cottage.
The Swiss Women's Cup is a women's football cup tournament that has been organised annually since 1975 by the Swiss Football Association (SFV-ASF).
As of 11 September 2019, according to the club's website.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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