FC Bayern Munich (women)

FC Bayern Munich Women is a German football club based in Munich, Bavaria. It currently plays in the Frauen-Bundesliga, the top women's league in Germany.

Bayern Munich
FC Bayern München logo (2017)
Full nameFC Bayern München
GroundGrünwalder Stadion
ChairmanKarl-Heinz Rummenigge
Head CoachThomas Wörle
Active departments of
FC Bayern Munich
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Football (men's) Football II (men's) Football JT (men's)
Football pictogram.svg Football pictogram.svg Basketball pictogram.svg
Football (women's) Football (seniors) Basketball
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Handball Chess Bowling
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Table tennis Referees


The club achieved promotion to the Bundesliga in 2000. In 2009, Bayern were runners-up in the Bundesliga, trailing champion Turbine Potsdam by a single goal. In the 2011–12 season on 12 May 2012, FC Bayern Munich dethroned the German Cup title holders 1. FFC Frankfurt with a 2–0 in the 2011–12 final in Cologne and celebrated the biggest success of the club's history since winning the championship in 1976.[1] In 2015 they won the Bundesliga for the first time, without any defeat.[2] They won the 2015–16 Bundesliga, for the second time in a row.[3]




  • Bavarian women's football championship:[4] 1972–1990 (19 consecutive), 2000, 2004
  • Bavarian cup:[5] 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990


Record in UEFA Women's Champions League

Bayern Munich set a few international records in their campaign to qualify for the 2009–10 UEFA Women's Champions League:

All results (away, home and aggregate) list Bayern Munich's goal tally first.

Competition Round Club Away Home Aggregate
2009–2010 Qualifying round Scotland Glasgow City 5–2
Georgia (country) Norchi Dinamoeli Tbilisi 19–0
Lithuania Gintra Universitetas Šiauliai (Host) 8–0
Round of 32 Hungary Viktória Szombathely 5–0 f 4–2 9–2
Round of 16 France Montpellier 0–0 f 0–1 a.e.t. 0–1
2015–2016 Round of 32 Netherlands Twente 1–1 f 2–2 3–3 (agr)
2016–2017 Round of 32 Scotland Hibernian 6–0 f 4–1 10–1
Round of 16 Russia Rossiyanka Khimki 4–0 4–0 f 8–0
Quarter-final France Paris Saint-Germain 0–4 1–0 f 1–4
2017–2018 Round of 32 England Chelsea 0–1 f 2–1 2–2 (agr)
2018–2019 Round of 32 Serbia Spartak Subotica 7–0 f 4–0 11–0
Round of 16 Switzerland FC Zürich 2–0 f 3–0 5–0
Quarter-final Czech Republic Slavia Prague 1–1 f 5–1 6–2
Semi-final Spain Barcelona 0–1 0–1 f 0–2

f First leg.

Current squad

As of 18 July 2019[6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Germany GK Laura Benkarth
2 Germany DF Laura Donhauser
3 Denmark DF Simone Boye Sørensen
4 Germany DF Kristin Demann
6 Netherlands FW Lineth Beerensteyn
7 Germany MF Giulia Gwinn
8 Germany MF Melanie Leupolz
9 Serbia FW Jovana Damnjanović
10 Germany FW Linda Dallmann
12 Germany MF Sydney Lohmann
14 Sweden DF Amanda Ilestedt
16 Germany MF Lina Magull
No. Position Player
17 Germany DF Kathrin Hendrich
18 Slovakia MF Dominika Škorvánková
19 Austria DF Carina Wenninger
21 Germany MF Simone Laudehr
22 Germany DF Verena Schweers
23 Germany FW Mandy Islacker
27 Germany FW Gia Corley
28 Netherlands GK Jacintha Weimar
29 Germany FW Nicole Rolser
33 Germany GK Carina Schlüter
Finland GK Katrina Talaslahti
New Zealand DF Ali Riley

Second team

The women's second team won the championship in the 2008–09 Regionalliga (Süd) and thus plays in the Second Bundesliga (Süd) since 2009–10.[7] Bayern II is managed by Nathalie Bischof.[8]


  1. ^ "FC Bayern ist Pokalsieger – im dritten Anlauf!" (in German). kicker.de. 12 May 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Münchnerinnen sind Frauenfußball-Meister!". kicker.de. 10 May 2015.
  3. ^ "FCB women crowned champions". Archived from the original on 13 May 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Siegerliste Bayerische Frauenmeisterschaft" (in German). Bavarian Football Association. 2008. Archived from the original on 2 June 2009. Retrieved 26 June 2009.
  5. ^ "Wissenswertes – Sportliche Erfolge" (in German). FC Bayern Frauenfußball. 2008. Retrieved 26 June 2009.
  6. ^ "FC Bayern Munich" (in German). 2019. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  7. ^ "2. Mannschaft: Meisterschaft und 2. Bundesliga Süd!" (in German). FC Bayern women's section. 24 May 2009. Retrieved 29 June 2009.
  8. ^ "Steckbriefe – Coach Nathalie Bischof" (in German). FC Bayern women's section. 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2013.

External links

2016–17 FC Bayern Munich (women) season

The 2016–17 season was the 27th edition of Bayern Munich's women's section since the creation of the Frauen Bundesliga. In it the team tried to defend its second consecutive Frauen Bundesliga title and made its third appearance in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

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