The Cologne Falcons are an American football team from Cologne, Germany. The Falcons currently play most of their home games at Müngersdorf Sportpark, Ostkampfbahn. The team was founded in 1994 by former members of the Red Barons Cologne, which went defunct in 1991. Initially, the club stood in the shadow of the much more successful Cologne Crocodiles, but after the Crocodiles went bankrupt in 2003, the Falcons managed to become the dominant football club in Cologne. From 2005 on, the team played in the German Football League, before being relegated in 2008. In 2006, they made their only playoff-off appearance, but lost against the Marburg Mercenaries in the first round.

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  • Die Cologne Falcons sind eine American-Football-Mannschaft aus Köln. Von 1994 bis Ende 2011 war das Team im Verein ASC Cologne Falcons e.V. beheimatet. Mit Wirkung zum 1. Januar 2012 wechselte die komplette American-Football-Abteilung zum AFC Köln e.V. Fortan nannte sich das Team AFC Köln Falcons und erreichte unter diesem Namen den Aufstieg in die 1. Bundesliga. Aufgrund von Markenrechtsstreitigkeiten mit der ehemaligen Vereinsvorsitzenden des AFC Köln e.V. wurde zu Beginn der GFL Saison 2013 das Logo und der Name der Falcons geändert. Die Mannschaft läuft nun wieder mit dem ursprünglichen Namen „Cologne Falcons“ auf. (de)
  • Falcons de Cologne Fichier:Cologne Falcons.jpg Falcons de Cologne (Cologne Falcons) est un club allemand de football américain basé à Cologne. Ce club qui évolue au Südstadion Köln fut fondé en 1995. Cologne enlève le championnat d'Oberliga en 2001 et accède en Regionalliga. Deux saisons à ce niveau, et le club monte en deuxième division nationale. Les Falcons sont finalement promus parmi l'élite à l'issue de la saison 2004. (fr)
  • I Cologne Falcons sono una squadra di football americano di Colonia, in Germania; fondati nel 1994, hanno vinto 2 Junior Bowl. (it)
  • The Cologne Falcons are an American football team from Cologne, Germany. The Falcons currently play most of their home games at Müngersdorf Sportpark, Ostkampfbahn. The team was founded in 1994 by former members of the Red Barons Cologne, which went defunct in 1991. Initially, the club stood in the shadow of the much more successful Cologne Crocodiles, but after the Crocodiles went bankrupt in 2003, the Falcons managed to become the dominant football club in Cologne. From 2005 on, the team played in the German Football League, before being relegated in 2008. In 2006, they made their only playoff-off appearance, but lost against the Marburg Mercenaries in the first round. In more recent years, the Falcons struggled in their performances and in 2010 and 2011, the finished sixth in the GFL 2, before finishing the 2012 season as first in the league and winning the following relegation game against the Lübeck Cougars, thus being promoted to the GFL again for the 2013 season. While achieving success with the senior team, the youth department of the Falcons was also able gain attention by winning the 2011 and 2012 German Junior Bowl. 2014 the Cologne Falcons finished third in the league and were qualifyied for the play-offs, but lost in the semifinals to New Yorker Lions who won the 2014 Championship afterwards. (en)
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  • 1994-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • Captain Falcon
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  • Junior Bowl: 2011, 2012
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  • Martin Hanselmann
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  • Black, Red and Gold
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  • Oliver Over
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  • Sportpark Müngersdorf, Ostkampfbahn
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  • Die Cologne Falcons sind eine American-Football-Mannschaft aus Köln. Von 1994 bis Ende 2011 war das Team im Verein ASC Cologne Falcons e.V. beheimatet. Mit Wirkung zum 1. Januar 2012 wechselte die komplette American-Football-Abteilung zum AFC Köln e.V. Fortan nannte sich das Team AFC Köln Falcons und erreichte unter diesem Namen den Aufstieg in die 1. Bundesliga. Aufgrund von Markenrechtsstreitigkeiten mit der ehemaligen Vereinsvorsitzenden des AFC Köln e.V. wurde zu Beginn der GFL Saison 2013 das Logo und der Name der Falcons geändert. Die Mannschaft läuft nun wieder mit dem ursprünglichen Namen „Cologne Falcons“ auf. (de)
  • Falcons de Cologne Fichier:Cologne Falcons.jpg Falcons de Cologne (Cologne Falcons) est un club allemand de football américain basé à Cologne. Ce club qui évolue au Südstadion Köln fut fondé en 1995. Cologne enlève le championnat d'Oberliga en 2001 et accède en Regionalliga. Deux saisons à ce niveau, et le club monte en deuxième division nationale. Les Falcons sont finalement promus parmi l'élite à l'issue de la saison 2004. (fr)
  • I Cologne Falcons sono una squadra di football americano di Colonia, in Germania; fondati nel 1994, hanno vinto 2 Junior Bowl. (it)
  • The Cologne Falcons are an American football team from Cologne, Germany. The Falcons currently play most of their home games at Müngersdorf Sportpark, Ostkampfbahn. The team was founded in 1994 by former members of the Red Barons Cologne, which went defunct in 1991. Initially, the club stood in the shadow of the much more successful Cologne Crocodiles, but after the Crocodiles went bankrupt in 2003, the Falcons managed to become the dominant football club in Cologne. From 2005 on, the team played in the German Football League, before being relegated in 2008. In 2006, they made their only playoff-off appearance, but lost against the Marburg Mercenaries in the first round. (en)
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  • Cologne Falcons (de)
  • Falcons de Cologne (fr)
  • Cologne Falcons (it)
  • Cologne Falcons (en)
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