What does 05 mean in Mainz?

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What does 05 mean in Mainz?

FSV Mainz 05, Mainz 05 (German pronunciation: [maɪ̯nt͡s nʊl ˈfʏnf] ( listen)) or simply Mainz (German pronunciation: [maɪ̯nt͡s] ( listen)), is a German sports club, founded in 1905 and based in Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate. 1.

What does FSV stand for in German football?

Acronym. FSV. Fußball und Sportverein (German “Football and Sport Association”, as in FSV Mainz)

Who are Mainz rivals?

The club’s main local rivals are Eintracht Frankfurt and 1. FC Kaiserslautern. In addition to the football division, 1. FSV Mainz 05 have handball and table tennis departments.

Where do Mainz play?

Mainz, Germany1. FSV Mainz 05 / Location

How do you spell Mainz?

a port in SW central Germany, at the confluence of the Rhine and Main rivers: capital of Rhineland-Palatinate.

What does Eintracht mean in Eintracht Frankfurt?

The German word Eintracht means ‘harmony’ or ‘concord’, and so Eintracht is the equivalent of United in English in the names of sports teams.

Who owns Frankfurt FC?

1. FC Frankfurt

Full name 1. Fußballclub Frankfurt (Oder) E.V. e.V.
Founded 2 August 1951 as SV VP Vorwärts Leipzig
Ground Stadion der Freundschaft
Capacity 12,000
President Markus Derling

Who are Stuttgart rivals?

Rivalries, friendships and cooperations The longest rivalry of VfB is the city rivalry with Stuttgarter Kickers (Die Roten/Reds against Die Blauen/Blues). However, the respective first teams of the two clubs haven’t played each other since Kickers were relegated to the 2. Bundesliga in 1992.

Which country is Mainz?

Mainz, French Mayence, city, capital of Rhineland-Palatinate Land (state), west-central Germany. It is a port on the left bank of the Rhine River opposite Wiesbaden and the mouth of the Main River.

What does Mainz mean in English?

British Dictionary definitions for Mainz Mainz. / (German maints) / noun. a port in W Germany, capital of the Rhineland-Palatinate, at the confluence of the Main and Rhine: an archbishopric from about 780 until 1801; important in the 15th century for the development of printing (by Johann Gutenberg).

Who are Kaiserslautern rivals?


First Party Second Party Nickname, if applicable
1. FC Kaiserslautern 1. FC Saarbrücken Südwest derby (‘south-western derby’)
SV Waldhof Mannheim
Kickers Offenbach
Hansa Rostock FC St. Pauli Politisches Derby (‘political derby’)

Who is Frankfurt rivals?

The club’s primary rival is local club Kickers Offenbach, although, due to spending most of their history in different divisions, the two have only played two league matches within the last 40 years.

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