2. Bundesliga: Im Dezember wurde Trainer Jens Keller als Tabellenvierter völlig überraschend bei Union Berlin entlassen. Nun spielt er. Jens Keller muss bei Union Berlin gehen, neben ihm zeigt sich auch ein Spieler bei SPORT1 völlig überrascht. Hinter dem Schritt steckt. 2. Bundesliga: Zweitligist gibt am Montagmorgen Entlassung von Keller bekannt. Nachfolger wird laut Verein Andre Hofschneider.
Jens Keller [ehemaliger Trainer]Jens Keller muss bei Union Berlin gehen, neben ihm zeigt sich auch ein Spieler bei SPORT1 völlig überrascht. Hinter dem Schritt steckt. Am Montag wurde Jens Keller (47) überraschend von Union Berlin freigestellt. Das Training der Eisernen übernahm André Hofschneider (47). Die Union-Bilanz aus den letzten sieben Spielen ist erschütternd: Kein Sieg, nur zwei Punkte. Keiner punktete schlechter in der 2. Liga als der.
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The club moved a little further away from the city to the north-western part of the borough of Köpenick. The new stadium was officially opened in August with a match between Oberschöneweide and the then German champions 1.
FC Nürnberg 1—2. The inaugural match in at the Alte Försterei had already been played on 17 March, when Union challenged Viktoria 89 Berlin. When Union won promotion to the DDR-Oberliga the top flight in East Germany in , the stadium soon needed to be expanded.
The ground was first expanded in when the Gegengerade terrace was raised, whilst further extensions to the terracing at both ends in the late s and early s increased the capacity furthermore to 22, However, the somewhat spartan facilities at Alte Försterei had quickly begun to show their age and went into a serious decline.
After German reunification , when Union were assigned by the German Football Association to play in the third league, the outdated stadium proved only one of a number of factors that hampered the club's push for promotion to higher leagues.
In the middle of , the club decided to finally modernise the stadium, the Stadion An der Alten Försterei Old Forester's House. Money was still tight, and so the fans simply built the ground themselves.
More than 2, Union supporters invested , working hours to create what is now regarded as the largest football-specific stadium in Berlin.
Inside the stadium an array of outside beer kiosks and open air grills serving bratwurst and pork steaks at the back of the stand provide the culinary staples.
The official opening on 12 July , was celebrated with a friendly against Scottish Champions Celtic. It holds 22, people with 3, seats.
The rest is terracing. In , the club came up with the idea of inviting their fans to take their own sofas to the ground for the whole of the World Cup, in order to enjoy the televised matches in the company of fellow supporters.
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The club's reserve team , 1. FC Union Berlin II , most recently played in the tier four Regionalliga Nordost , having won promotion to the league in Previous to this it spent two seasons in the NOFV-Oberliga Nord.
At the end of the —15 season the club withdrew the team from competition. Union Berlin's women's team was formed in September , becoming the first women's team in Berlin and one of the first in East Germany.
The women's team initially competed against Union Berlin's youth teams due to a lack of opponents, playing their first game on 17 January , losing 7—1.
In , the team were amalgamated into KWO Berlin 's women's team, before KWO merged with Union Berlin in June following German reunification.
FC Union Berlin is recognized as one of Europe's "cult" clubs, based on many unique fan and club initiatives over the last two decades.
The nicknames of the club are Eiserne the Iron Ones or Eisern Union Iron Union. These nicknames evolved from the earlier sobriquet Schlosserjungs metalworker boys , a reference to the blue kit the Union played in, as it was reminiscent of the overalls worn by local workers.
In May , the supporters raised enough money to secure the club's license for fourth-division football through a campaign called 'Bleed for Union'.
One element of the campaign was that fans donated blood to Berlin hospitals and then gave the money they received from the blood bank to their club.
After , Union Berlin became increasingly attractive for new Berliners, even internationals, who were drawn to the atmosphere at the club.
In former GDR times, Union was known for a rivalry with BFC Dynamo which was reputedly affiliated with East Germany's Secret Service Stasi.
Union was patronized by Eastern German Trade Union FDGB. The club played some identificatory role in the unofficial opposition against the authorities of the communist system.
However, some sources suggest that this is partly a myth and exaggerated. Despite Union Berlin and Hertha BSC making up Berlin's two biggest clubs, a rivalry between the two is much less pronounced.
On 27 January , 79 days after the fall of the Berlin Wall , Hertha hosted Union Berlin at the Olympiastadion in a friendly in front of 52, spectators.
Fans of both club's paid for admission in East and West Germany 's respective currencies and sang songs of German reunification as Hertha won 2—1.
Over twenty years later, on 17 September , the duo faced each other for a second time, in their first competitive meeting, at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei, drawing 1—1 in the 2.
An 87th minute Sebastian Polter penalty secured a 1—0 win for Union, in a game temporarily suspended by referee Deniz Aytekin , following fireworks fired by Hertha fans landing amongst Union Berlin fans, as well as on the playing surface.
Union Berlin also holds rivalries with Hansa Rostock ,  Dynamo Dresden ,  and Magdeburg dating back to when the teams used to compete in the DDR-Oberliga.
More recently, the club has developed a rivalry with RB Leipzig , following the takeover of license and teams from fifth division side SSV Markranstädt financed by Red Bull GmbH and the ascension by Leipzig to the Bundesliga system.
In , Union Berlin ran adverts against the investment of the club whilst also cancelling a pre-season friendly with the club.
On 21 September , Union Berlin fans staged a silent protest for the first 15 minutes of a 2. Bundesliga home game against RB Leipzig, labelling RB Leipzig a "marketing product pushed by financial interests" with "brainwashed consumers in the stands".
Union Berlin won the game 2—1. The official Union Berlin song is "Eisern Union" by German punk singer Nina Hagen. Four versions were issued on a CD single by G.
B Music and Distribution GmbH. The famous supporters' chant 'Eisern Union' Iron Union bounces back and forth between the terraces named Waldseite and the Gegengerade , and is followed by mutual acknowledging applause.
Union Berlin is also well known for its Christmas traditions celebrated in their home stadium. In , 27, people attended, including players and supporters of other teams from around Germany and Europe.
Fans drink Glühwein mulled wine , wave candles around, light flares and sing a combination of Christmas carols and football chants.
Ritter Keule Literally: Cudgel the Knight is the mascot of Union Berlin. Union fürs Leben Union for life is a documentary film that showcases the supporters passion for 1.
FC Union Berlin. FC Union Berlin is led mostly by fans. Since , Dirk Zingler has served as the club's president.
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Leasehold contract registered Union academy update:. Wednesday, First-team Youths Women Club Sponsoring Fans. Saturday, Friday, Tuesday, Monday, Thursday, Not enough?1. Fußballclub Union Berlin e. V., commonly known as talents-de-scene.com Union Berlin (German pronunciation: [ˈʔeːɐ̯.tɐ ʔɛf tseː ʊnˈɪ̯oːn bɛɐ̯ˈliːn]), is a professional German association football club based in Köpenick, talents-de-scene.com club emerged under the current name in but its origins can be traced back to , when its predecessor FC Olympia Oberschöneweide was talents-de-scene.com: Stadion An der Alten Försterei. 4/11/ · The former Schalke boss is off to the capital. Manager Age: 54 Years Appointed: Jul 1, Contract expires: Jun 30, Occupation: Manager. Union Berlin's women's team was formed in September , becoming the first women's team in Berlin and one of the first in East Germany. The women's team initially competed against Union Berlin's youth teams due to a lack of opponents, playing their first game on 17 January , losing 7–1. Keller. Date of birth/Age: Nov 24, (50) Place of birth: Stuttgart. Citizenship: Germany. Agent: More than Talents. Avg. term as coach: Years. Preferred formation: imago images. Without Club Last position. 6 Wochen hat Jens Keller Zeit, um seine Mannschaft auf die nächste Saison vorzubereiten. Der gebürtige Stuttgarter übernimmt den 1. FC Union Berlin. Im April. Jens Keller - 1. FC Nürnberg, FC Ingolstadt 04, 1. FC Union Berlin, FC Schalke 04, VfB Stuttgart, Eintracht Frankfurt, 1. FC Köln, VfL Wolfsburg, TSV München. The former Schalke boss is off to the capital.