Füchse Duisburg

The Füchse Duisburg are a German ice hockey team formerly a member of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga and currently plays in the Oberliga.

Füchse Duisburg
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Nickname"Foxes"
CityDuisburg
LeagueOberliga
DivisionWest
Founded1971
Home arenaScania Arena
(capacity: 4,800)
Colours              
Owner(s)KENSTON Sport GmbH
General managerMatthias Roos
Head coachMatthias Roos
Affiliate(s)Kölner Haie
Websitefuechse-duisburg.de
Franchise history
Füchse Duisburg

HistoryEdit

Known in English as the "Duisburg Foxes," the team was founded in 1971.

In 2005, they earned promotion to Germany's top league, the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, where they would play the next four seasons. On March 16, 2009, it was announced that the team would leave the DEL and will play in the Regionalliga NRW for the 2009-10 season.[1]

NamesEdit

  • Duisburger SC (1971–1987)
  • Duisburger SV (1987–1991)
  • EV Duisburg (1991–2004)
  • Füchse Duisburg (2004–present)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Füchse ziehen sich aus der DEL zurück – der Eishockeystandort soll erhalten bleiben" (in German). www.ev-duisburg.de. 2009-03-16.