Rot-Weiss Erfurt is a German football club from the city of Erfurt , Thuringia . Two-time champion of the GDR in football.
|Roth Weiss (Erfurt)|
|FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt e. V.|
|Main coach||Thomas Brdaric|
|2017/2018||20 in Regional League North|
The club’s predecessor is the Erfurt Sport Club, founded in 1895 and in 1900 one of the founders of the German Football Union . The biggest success for this club came in the 1908/09 season, when SK Erfurt won the Central Germany Championship and reached the semifinal of the German Championship.
In 1946, Erfurt IC merged with the VfB Erfurt club, the new club was named Erfurt West, and many football players from clubs dissolved by the Soviet occupation authorities also joined the club. In 1948, the club became the finalist of the Thuringian Championship, in 1949 - the champion. In a short time, the team changed its name three more times - “Fortune” (1949), KWU (1950), “Turbine” (1951). In 1954 and 1955, “Turbina” twice in a row became the champion of the GDR , but already in 1959 it took off in the first league, then it moved three more times between the major and first leagues.
January 26, 1966 "Turbine" merged with the club "BSG Optima" Erfurt, the new club was named "Rot-Weiss". Under the new name, the club achieved only one achievement - in 1980 reached the final of the GDR Cup.
After the unification of Germany, Roth-Weiss began performing in the Second Bundesliga, but did not stay there for a long time. In 2004, he again entered the second Bundesliga, but in the first season flew out of it.
- Champion of the GDR : 1954, 1955
- Vice Champion of Germany 1951
- GDR Cup Finalist: 1950, 1980
- Intertoto Cup (2): 1985.1986.
- Rüdiger Schnuphase
- Jürgen Hoyne
- Karsten Senger
- Uwe Weidemann