FC Oberlausitz

This small club deserves special mention because they've managed to get two breweries as official sponsors!!

This club grew out of TBSV Neugersdorf in 1992, and has about 320 members.

During the GDR years, there were the usual industry affiliations, such as BSG Motor Neugersdorf and BSG Fortschritt Neugersdorf.

Full Name Oberlausitzer Fußball-Club Neugersdorf e.V.
City Neugersdorf (Sachsen). Pop: 6,227 (2007)
In the Lausitz region, the extreme SE corner of the ex-GDR on the Czech border. There used to be a "Alt-Gersdorf", but it was dropped when they became a city in 1924.
Address Postfach 1149, 02724 Neugersdorf
Phone: 03586/789500, Fax: 03586/369524
Colors White jersey with blue trim, blue shorts/socks. Away colors red/black jersey, black shorts/socks.
Stadium ESAG-Oberlausitz-Arena. Capacity: 3,000 (600 seats)
Originally built in 1974 as Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn Stadion, it underwent various refurbishments from 1998-2002, under funding from ESAG (Energieversorgung Sachsen Ost Aktiengesellschaft, the local power company)
Tickets 4 euros (2004). 2 euro extra fee for "top games". Season tickets run 55 euros.
Supporters About 400 on average, but "only the same couple of guys sing - and the oldtimers are afraid they'll be recognized by their neighbors". There is a FCO-Supporters club, "Blue-White Magic", with it's own website. They meet at the Jahn-gymnasium VIP room on Thursday at 7:00pm. The "FC Oberlausitz" magazine on sale for matchday, 1 euro.
Friends FSV Oppach (official fan friendship). To some extent VfL Wolfsburg, which has played a few friendlies.
Foes VfB Zittau
Beer Freiberger the brewery near Dresden, is a sponsor. Another sponsor is Eibauer, a local Oberlausitz brewery best known for it's Schwarzbier.
Pub Grub
The Net Official site: www.fc-oberlausitz.de

Recent History:

1990-91	(***)	Bezirksliga Dresden	6th
1991-92	(V)	Bezirksliga Dresden	8th
1992-93	(V)	Bezirksliga Dresden	3rd
1993-94	(V)	Bezirksliga Dresden	2nd
1994-95	(VI)	Bezirksliga Dresden	1st
1995-96	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	11th
1996-97	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	8th
1997-98	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	7th
1998-99	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	2nd
1999-00	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	3rd
2000-01	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	1st
2001-02	(IV)	Oberliga Nordost-Süd	14th
2002-03	(IV)	Oberliga Nordost-Süd	11th
2003-04	(IV)	Oberliga Nordost-Süd	9th
2004-05	(IV)	Oberliga Nordost-Süd	11th
2005-06	(IV)	Oberliga Nordost-Süd	16th
2006-07	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	7th
2007-08	(V)	Landesliga Sachsen	

(c) Abseits Guide to Germany : www.abseits-soccer.com