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VfL Bochum is a name of a German football club, which is based in the town of Bochum of North Rhine-Westphalia. VfL is considered to be among the oldest sports organizations in Germany. It claims to have an inception date of July 26, 1848.
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However, the origin of the VfL football department an important side of the Fu?ballklub 06, which had an origination in the year of 1906, later known as SV Germania 06 Bochum.
There is another team with the name of Spiel und Sport Bochum, it was formed in 1908 and played the first football match at the Castroper Stra?e in the year of 1911. Later they had a merge with another local side in the year of 1919, and the name was changed to TuS Bochum in 1848.
There were two clubs played in the Gauliga Westfalen, due to a competition among the sixteen top-flight divisions established through the re-organization of German football under the Third Reich in 1933 TuS Bochum had a chance to appear for a brief time in 1936 and 1937, at the same time Germania Bochum kept on playing in the division from 1933 to 1938.
VfL Bochum was formed at the Naziregime orders for the consolidation of TuS, Germania, and Turnverein Bochum 1848, in the year of 1938 and began play in the 1938-39 seasons.
They had also played with another club as the combined wartime side in 1943, which had a name as Kriegsspielgemeinschaft (KSG) VfL 1848 Bochum/Preu?en Bochum until the end of the conflict.
The club had the ability to field at competitive sides, but they unlucky as to play in the same division as Schalke 04 which was the dominant team of the era. It is worth mentioning that the Bochum's best results were a number of distant second place finishes.
After the World War II, the football section had started to play again as an independent club named VfL Bochum Fussballgemeinschaft 1848. It had got a chance to play its first season in the second division 2.Oberliga West in the year of 1949.
VfL had got a chance to win the division title in the year of 1953, and they moved to the Oberliga West for a single season. They had a second divisional win in the year of 1956 and reached to the top list to play for the 1960-61 season.
VfL had been the Germany's new professional league, and in the year of in 1963, they had entered in the third tier Amateurliga Westfalen. A first place result there in 1965 raised them to the Regionalliga West (II) from where they began a steady climb up the league table to the Bundesliga in 1971.
Although it had a record of being low at the score board, Bochum has definitely developed a reputation for tenaciousness on the field in a run of twenty seasons at the top flight. The club has reappeared on the limelight, during the German Cup final in the year of 1988.
The team has developed an image of sliding up and down like an elevator, in terms of winning and losing. The team had advanced to the third round in 1997.where they were put out by Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam, and later in 2004, they had elimination by Standard CL Li?ge of Belgium.
Today's sports club has 5,000 members with the football department accounting for over 2,200 of these. There are other sections, being part of the association like athletics, badminton, basketball, dance, fencing, gymnastics, handball, hockey, swimming, table tennis, tennis, and volleyball.