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Vfl 07 Bremen
is a German
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located in the Findorff neighbourhood of north Bremen
The City Municipality of Bremen is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany. A commercial and industrial city with a major port on the river Weser, Bremen is part of the Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan area . Bremen is the second most populous city in North Germany and tenth in Germany.Bremen is...
. They currently play in the Oberliga Bremen, one of eleven regional leagues in the fifth tier of German football.
The club was formed in 1907 by a 14 year old named Hermann Popper. The original name of the team was Fußball Club Hohenzollern
, in tribute to the German Emperor Wilhelm II of Hohenzollern. After the German Empire
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was dissolved in 1918, the name Verein für Leibesübungen 07
was informally adopted, although the club name was not officially changed until after the end of World War II
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VfL 07 Bremen
play their home matches in BSA Findorff, Bremen. The stadium's capacity is 2000.
As of 18 June 2011.
- Landesliga Bremen
The Landesliga Bremen is the sixth tier of the German football league system and the second-highest league in the German state of Bremen, below the Oberliga Bremen.-Overview:...
(sixth tier league):
- Bezirksliga Bremen (seventh tier league):