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Fussballclub St. Gallen 1879

Football Club St. Gallen 1879

 
 
Fussballclub St. Gallen 1879 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 26, 2014
1. Fussballclub St. Gallen 1879 Marker
Inscription.
Am 19. April 1879 gründeten
ehemalige Schüler des
Instituts Wiget in Rorschach
den FC St. Gallen.
Diese Tafel wurde aus Anlass
des 125. Gründungstages
des ältesten Fussballclubs
der Schweiz erstellt.


Rorschach, 19.April 2004       Stadtrat Rorschach

English translation:
On April 19th, 1879, former students of the Wiget Institute in Rorschach founded the Football Club St. Gallen. This plaque was installed to mark the 125th anniversary of Switzerland's oldest football club.
 
Erected 2004 by Stadtrat Rorschach.
 
Location. 47° 28.769′ N, 9° 29.521′ E. Marker is in Rorschach, St Gallen, in Rorschach. Marker is on Hafenplatz just west of Signalstrasse, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hafenplatz 2, Rorschach, St Gallen 9400, Switzerland.
 
Also see . . .
1. FC St. Gallen - Wikipedia (English). ...Having been founded on 19 April 1879, FC St. Gallen is the oldest existing club in Swiss football and mainland Europe. However, the team has had relatively little success in comparison to other clubs. Despite the fact that St. Gallen won the Swiss championship
Fussballclub St. Gallen 1879 Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 26, 2014
2. Fussballclub St. Gallen 1879 Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here located just to the right of the entrance to the Schifffahrtsamt, which is located in the Kornhaus Museum, on Rorschach's harbor.
twice in the 1903–04 and 1999–2000 seasons, the team has mostly been a mid-table side....
(Submitted on December 22, 2015.) 

2. Geschichte des FC St. Gallen / History of FC St. Gallen (in German). FC St. Gallen presents its history. (Submitted on December 22, 2015.) 
 
Additional keywords. soccer
 
Categories. Sports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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