1. FC Köln II

1. Fußball-Club Köln 01/07 e. V. II, commonly known as simply 1. FC Köln II is a German football team based in Cologne. It is the reserve team of German association football club 1. FC Köln.

1. FC Köln II
Full name1. Fußball-Club Köln 01/07 e. V.
Nickname(s)Die Geißböcke (The Billy Goats)
Founded1948 (club)
Team Official(s)Peter Greiss
Hans Kirsch
ManagerMartin Heck
LeagueRegionalliga West

The team has qualified for the first round of the DFB-Pokal, the German Cup, seven times and managed to reach the second round, three times. The team currently plays in the fourth tier of German Football, the Regionalliga West.


Their biggest ever win was in May 2013 when they defeated MSV Duisburg II 9-0. In the 2001–02 season, the managed to win the Oberliga Nordrhein and was promoted to the Regionalliga Nord, but was then relegated back to it in the 2007–08 season. They joined the Regionalliga West in 2008 when the Oberliga Nordrhein became defunct and finished 8th in their first season.

They have played in the DFB-Pokal 10 times. The first ever time was in the 1976–77 season when they were knocked out in the first round by Hamburger SV. The most recent time playing in the cup was in the 2005–06 season when they were knocked out by Hannover 96 in the first round, in a 0-4 home loss.



The Franz-Kremer-Stadion is the home of 1. FC Köln II. It was named after legendary chairman Franz Kremer.[2]

Current squad

As of 23 March 2019[3]

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

No. Position Player
1 GK Jan-Christoph Bartels
4 DF Daniel Nesseler
6 MF Leon Augusto
7 FW Vincent Geimer
8 FW Kaan Caliskaner
9 FW Roman Prokoph
10 MF Hikmet Çiftçi
11 DF Marius Laux
12 MF Chris Führich
13 MF Lukas Nottbeck
14 DF Calvin Brackelmann
15 FW Gabriel Boakye
No. Position Player
16 MF Luca Schuler
17 DF Johannes Kölmel
18 DF Marvin Rittmüller
20 MF Adrian Szöke
21 FW Paul Maurer
22 DF Florian Hörnig
23 DF Sven Sonnenberg
24 GK Sven Bacher
25 GK Brady Scott
27 DF Ismail Jakobs
30 DF Marcel Damaschek
DF Jean Ghafourian
GK Vincent Müller

Past Managers


  1. "Oberliga Nordrhein 2001/2002 - Fussballdaten". Fussballdaten (translated by Google). Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  2. "Franz-Kremer-Stadion - 1.FC Köln II - German Football Grounds". German Football Grounds. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. "1. FC Köln – U21" (in German). 1. FC Köln. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
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