SGS Essen

The sports community food - Beautiful Beck is 19/68 eV is a sports club from food. The association comes from a fusion of the clubs VfB Borbeck and SC Green-White Beautiful Beck from 2000. Figurehead of SG Essen- Beautiful Beck is the women's soccer team, which plays in the Bundesliga since 2004. Since the 2012/13 season kick all women's and girls' teams under the name of SGS of food.

  • 3.1 Stadium
  • 3.2 youth development


On March 21, 1973 Green-White Beautiful Beck founded a women's football department at SC. 1976 reached the summit in the fifth division Niederrhein, then the top flight. After a temporary decline of the revival was celebrated in 1992. Five years later they managed the first to transfer to the Regionalliga, from which one but immediately relegated again. With a strong revitalized team they managed the direct re-emergence and immediately became runner-up. After another second place we slipped back into midfield and had 2003 long tremble to avoid relegation.

A year later, the team as a complete surprise win the Regionalliga West was. The now coached by Ralf Agolli team could be strengthened by a number of former players of the FCR 2001 Duisburg and went to qualify for the new 2nd Bundesliga in the season with the goal. After a successful promotion round, the club made ​​the jump to the Bundesliga. There you could establish itself in the first two years. Behind the top clubs from Frankfurt and Potsdam has the third-highest average attendance in the league.

2007, SGS reached the semi-finals of the DFB - Pokal for the first time. Opponent was local rivals FCR 2001 Duisburg. 3,750 spectators (the highest number of audience in club history ) kept the Essen city with a long time but were beaten 5-1 after extra time. The game was broadcast live on WDR. In the Bundesliga season, the club could not improve because of many injuries.

After the team in the 2008/ 09 season became the best finish in club history with fifth place, the Essen city had a year later to the final day tremble to avoid relegation. A 1-1 draw at direct rivals SC Freiburg ensured the continued stay in the Bundesliga. The contract with coach Agolli was terminated by mutual agreement after the season. The 2010/11 season brought the SGS for another season in a relegation battle under their new coach Markus Högner that could be better finished 9th place for a spot as the previous season. A year later led Högner his team to fifth place.

Players and coaches

Squad 2013/14 season

Acquisitions and disposals for the season 2013/14

Former players

  • Turid Knaak, U -20 World Champion 2010
  • Kathrin Längert, U-19 World Champion 2004
  • Stefanie Löhr
  • Claudia Mandrysch, national team
  • Jutta Nardenbach, national team
  • Shelley Thompson, national team
  • Inka Wesely, U -20 World Champion 2010



The first women's team wore their home games since the 2004 Bundesliga rise in Sportpark Am Hallo. As a training ground Helmut Rahn - sports facility serves in Essen- Frohnhausen. The remaining teams play and train in the Bezirkssportanlage Ardelhütte on an older and on a completed in November 2011 artificial turf. Since this system does not meet the requirements of the Women's Bundesliga, Bundesliga games were played at the Sportpark Am Hallo. Since the 2012/13 season, the SGS bear its home games at the newly built stadium food.

Youth development

For financial reasons, the club places great emphasis on youth development. For the 2007 /08 season, the club plans to cooperate with the comprehensive school Bockmühle. At school input two classes should be set up with talented players. The U-17 junior women play in the U-17 Bundesliga South / Southwest.


More Teams

The second women's team in 2006 managed to move up to the Regionalliga West. After relegation in 2011 succeeded the immediate resurgence. Since the SGS food increasingly acts as a training club, the U23 has been set up as Regionaligateam for season 2012/13. The third team plays in the national league. The U17 is a founding member of the Junior League. The first men's team plays in the county league A. The second men's team plays the 3rd team in the county league and B league in the circle C. The U15 Juniors play in the season 2012 /2013 Niederrhein league. In the field of youth are seven girls and 25 boys teams in the play mode.