Stuttgarter Kickers is a professional German association football club which presently plays in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg. Founded on 21st September 1899 by the name of FC Stuttgarter Cickers, the full name of the club is Sportverein Stuttgarter Kickers e.V.
The nickname given to this team is Die Kickers, Die Blauen (The Blues) or as Die Blauen-Gotter (The Blue-Gods). The home ground of this club is Gazi-Stadion auf der Waldau, which has a seating capacity of 11,410 spectators. The club chairman is Edgar Kurz with Dirk Schuster being the manager of the team.
On the national level, the youth team of the club won the German U19 championship in 1979 and the German Junior Cup in 1990.
They were the runner up team of the German football championship in 1908 and were the champions of the Southern German championship in 1908, 1913 and in 1917. In 1913, 1914 and in 1917, the team won the Sudkreis-Liga (I) series. They were the runner up of this title in 1909 and in 1911.
Moreover, the team won the Kreisliga Wurttemberg (I) in 1921 and in 1923. They were the runner up team in 1920 and in 1922. They were the champions of the Bezirksliga Wurttemberg-Baden (I) in 1924 and in 1925. They won the Bezirksliga Wurttemberg (I) in 1928 and in 1925. In 1929, they were the runner up team of this title.
Stuttgarter Kickers won the Gauliga Wurttemberg (I) five times and were the runner up team thrice. Other than 2nd Oberliga Sud (II) championship in 1951 and 1959, the team were the 2nd Bundesliga champions as well in 1988.
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