Founded in 1879, they played their home games at Roker Park for 99 years until they moved to the Stadium of Light in 1997. Their history features six league championships and two FA Cups, the second of which was won in 1973 following a 1-0 win against Leeds United.



Fans of Kaiserslautern celebrate after winning the match during the Second Bundesliga match between 1.FC Kaiserslautern and 1.FC Nuernberg at the Fritz-Walter-Stadium in Kaiserslautern on...

7 Biggest Football Club Declines this Decade

The unpredictability of sport is one of the reasons why it is so popular, and whilst the finances in football threaten to make it a bit of a closed shop at the highest level, this last decade proves that it is still possible for minnows to rise and for giants to fall.