is a German association football club
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from the city of Schönberg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
The club has its origins in TSG Schönberg
which was created as SG Schönberg
in 1945 at the end of World War II and later played as BSG Traktor Schönberg
. In 1962 this side merged with SG Dynamo 1950 Schönberg
to form TSG Schönberg
. The current-day club was founded on 1 July 1995 when the football department of TSG
established itself as independent.
The new team was initiated into the seventh tier Bezirksliga Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the 1995–96 season and immediately began a steady rise to the Oberliga Nordost-Nord (IV). They advanced out of the Berzirksliga to capture divisional titles in the Landesliga Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (VI) in 1996 and the Verbandsliga Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (V) in 1998. Schönberg
then played seven seasons in the Oberliga, winning a title there in 2003 and taking part in a Regionaliga (III) promotion playoff which they lost to FC Sachsen Leipzig
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Throughout their short existence as an independent side the club has been dominant in play for the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Pokal (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Cup) appearing as a finalist in 1997 and then lifting the trophy each year from 1999 to 2004. This earned Schönberg
entry to German Cup competition where they were put out in the first round in each appearance at the hands of Bundesliga
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sides including Bayern Munich
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(2000, 0:4), VfB Stuttgart
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(2001, 2:4), Hamburger SV
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(2002, 0:6), Borussia Mönchengladbach
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(2003, 0:3), and 1. FC Kaiserslautern
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faltered in the 2004–2005 season and was relegated to the Verbandsliga for a season, but earned a prompt return to the Oberliga by claiming another fifth division title. After a seventh place finish in the Oberliga in the 2006–07 season, the club decided to return to the Verbandsliga.
- Bezirksliga Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (VII) champions: 1996
- Landesliga Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (VI) champions: 1997
- Verbandsliga Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
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(V) champions: 1998, 2006, 2009
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Pokal (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Cup) champions: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
- NOFV-Oberliga Nord
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(IV) champions: 2003
plays in the Jahnstadion which has a capacity of 6,000 (590 seats). Through the use of large portable grandstands the facility can accommodate 16,000.