Founded in 1898, the Bernese sports club "Berner Sport Club Young Boys" is one of the longest-established and most successful clubs in Switzerland and every year fights for top positions in the Swiss Championship. In 2018, after a break of 32 years, the BSC Young Boys became Swiss Champion for the 12th time.
The club can look back over a history boasting 12 championship titles and 6 cup victories. It enjoyed its most successful period between 1957 and 1960, when it won the title four times in a row and reached the semi-final of the European Champion Clubs’ Cup (now the Champions League).
In recent years, the Young Boys have been attracting attention in the European Cup: the club reached the group stage of the Europa League in 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2017.
The team plays at the Stadion Wankdorf. Spectator figures have averaged between 15,000 and 20,000 in recent years. The residents of Bern have strong ties with the club. Football fans visiting Bern should make sure they take in a game.
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