It is best known for its football department, but other departments include badminton , handball and athletics. The men's professional football team play in the Bundesliga , the top tier of the German football league system.
The city of Wolfsburg was founded in as Stadt des KdF-Wagen to house autoworkers building the car that would later become famous as the Volkswagen Beetle.
This team played in the first division Gauliga Osthannover in the —44 and —45 seasons. This side began play in the green and white still worn by VfL today; local youth trainer Bernd Elberskirch had ten green jerseys at his disposal and white bed sheets donated by the public were sewn together by local women to make shorts.
On 15 December , the club went through a crisis that almost ended its existence when all but one of its players left to join 1.
The only player remaining, Josef Meyer, worked with Willi Hilbert to rebuild the side by signing new players. This can be translated as "club for gymnastics" or "club for exercises.
In late November , the club played a friendly against longtime Gelsenkirchen powerhouse Schalke 04 at the stadium owned by Volkswagen, emerging as the successor to BSG as the company sponsored side.
The club made slow but steady progress in the following seasons. They captured a number of amateur level championships, but were unable to advance out of the promotion playoffs until finally breaking through to the top tier Oberliga Nord in with a 2—1 victory over Heider SV.
Wolfsburg, however, struggled in the top flight, narrowly missing relegation each season until finally being sent down in Wolfsburg remained a second division fixture over the next dozen years with their best performance being a second-place finish in That finish earned the club entry to the promotion round playoffs for the Bundesliga, where they performed poorly and were unable to advance.
From the mids through to the early s, Die Wölfe played as a third division side in the Amateur Oberliga Nord. Consecutive first-place finishes in and , followed by success in the promotion playoffs, saw the club advance to the 2.
Bundesliga for the —93 season. Wolfsburg continued to enjoy some success through the s. The team advanced to the final of the German Cup in where they were beaten 0—3 by Borussia Mönchengladbach , but then went on to the top flight on the strength of a second-place league finish in Early predictions were that the club would immediately be sent back down, but instead, the Wolves developed into a mid-table Bundesliga side.
In the —99 season, Wolfsburg, under Wolfgang Wolf , were holding onto the fifth spot in the 33rd round of fixtures, and they had hopes of making fourth place, to gain UEFA Champions League participation.
They also qualified for the Intertoto Cup in , , , and , enjoying their best run in after reaching the final in which they lost to Italian side Perugia.
This was followed by a couple of seasons of little success for the club, just narrowly avoiding relegation with two 15th-place finishes in the —06 and —07 seasons.
For the —08 season , the club hired former Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath , with whom they managed to finish in fifth place at the end of the season, the highest finish for the club at the time.
In the —09 season , under Magath, Wolfsburg claimed their biggest success by winning their first Bundesliga title after defeating Werder Bremen 5—1 on 23 May During this campaign, Wolfsburg equalled the longest winning streak in one Bundesliga season with ten successive victories after the winter break.
In the —10 season , Wolfsburg dismissed their newly appointed trainer Armin Veh after the winter break due to lack of success, with the club sitting tenth in the league.
In the Champions League , they came third in their group, behind Manchester United and CSKA Moscow , losing the chance for a place in the competition's successive round.
In the quarter-finals, however, they were beaten 3—1 by eventual finalists Fulham. On 11 May , the permanent head coach's position was filled by former England manager Steve McClaren.
After having guided Twente to their first ever Dutch title , he was rewarded by becoming the first English coach to be given the chance to manage a Bundesliga side.
On 7 February , however, it was announced that McClaren had been sacked and that Pierre Littbarski would be taking over. On 18 March , Wolfsburg confirmed that Felix Magath would return as head coach and sporting director, almost two years since he led them to the Bundesliga title and just two days after being fired from his position at Schalke He signed a two-year contract with the club.
After only five points in eight matches and no goals and points in the last four games in the —13 season, Magath left the club by mutual consent and was temporarily replaced by former Wolfsburg reverse team coach Lorenz-Günther Köstner.
On 22 December , former 1. FC Nürnberg head coach Dieter Hecking was appointed as Wolfsburg's new head coach on a contract lasting until Schürrle was unhappy with his stint at Chelsea and asked to be transferred to another team.
On 1 August, to begin Wolfsburg's —16 competitive season , the team defeated Bundesliga champions Bayern in the DFL-Supercup on penalties, a major accomplishment by the club due to its lack of trophies throughout history.
The —16 campaign saw Wolfsburg finish in eighth place. The Bundesliga match between Bayern and Wolfsburg saw an extraordinary five goals in nine minutes from forward Robert Lewandowski.
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