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Eintracht Frankfurt is a German sports club, which is based in Frankfurt, and is best known for its football team. The origins of this side go back to a pair of football clubs founded in 1899: Frankfurter Fu?ball-Club Viktoria von 1899 ? regarded as the original football side in the club's history ? and Frankfurter Fu?ball-Club Kickers von 1899.
These two teams merged in May 1911 to become Frankfurter FV (Kickers-Viktoria), which in turn joined the gymnastics club Frankfurter Turngemeinde von 1861 to form Eintracht Frankfurt von 1861 in 1920.
Nationalistic Gymnastics and the Club
In early twentieth century, famous sport in Germany was influential by nationalistic gymnastics organizations, and under pressure from that sport's governing authority, but the gymnasts and footballers went their separate ways again in 1927.
Wining Regional Championships
The Club Eintracht won a handful of local and regional championships, but they became runners-up in the German national championship.
In 1933, German football was re-organized into sixteen Gauligen under the Third Reich and the club played first division football in the Gauliga S?dwest, consistently finishing in the upper half of the table and winning their division in 1938.
Reorganization and series of victories
The Club was picked up where they left off after World War II playing in the first division and won division titles in 1953 and 1959. Their biggest success came by wining second divisional title as they went on to a victory over Kickers Offenbach to take the German national title and followed up immediately with an outstanding run in the European Champions Cup.
The Club Eintracht lost to Real Madrid in an exciting final widely regarded as one of the best football matches ever played. The side continued to play good football and earned themselves a place as one of the original sixteen teams selected to play in the Germany's new professional football league, formed in 1963. Eintracht played Bundesliga football for thirty-three seasons.
They won the German Cup in 1974, 1975, 1981, and 1988, and took the UEFA Cup over another German team in 1980. More recently, but Eintracht were the lost in final of 2006 German Cup.
Their opponents in the final, was declared champions for that year, qualified to participate in the Champions League. As a result Eintracht received the Cup winner's place in the UEFA Cup where they advanced to the group stage.
Relegation on their way from 1989-2004
The Club has avoided relegation on several occasions. In 1984, they defeated MSV Duisburg with 6-1 on aggregate, and in 1989 they beat 1. FC Saarbr?cken with 4-1 on aggregate, in two-game playoffs.
Eintracht finally slipped and were relegated for the 1996-97 season. At the time that they were sent down along with 1. FC Kaiserslautern, these teams were two of only four sides that had been in the Bundesliga since the league's inaugural season.
It looked as though they would be out again in 1998-1999 the club was fined two points by the Deutscher Fussball Bund or German Football Association for financial misdeeds. The club was plagued by financial difficulties again in 2004 before once more being relegated.
Since 1997, Eintracht has bounced between the top two divisions, but in the 2005-06 season, supporters learned earlier club would stay up, as they finished their Bundesliga season in 14th place, three points clear of relegation. In 2006-07 Eintracht had the 16th highest attendance in Europe, ahead of such prominent.
Eagle Crest and Kit Color
It was stylish eagle in black and white which was chosen to represent the team until 1980. In centennial year 1999 for the club, the board of director has decided to re-adopt a more traditional eagle crest.
The club colours red, black, and white have their origins in the colours of the founding clubs which sported red and white and black and white respectively. Red and white for the city coat of arms color, and black and white the colours of Prussia. When the clubs merged, officials decided to adopt the colours of both sides.
The club nickname The Eagles, which obviously derives from their crest. This nickname is still popular among supporters.The nickname of Moody Diva was popular in the early 1990s when the club would easily defeat top teams.
However this nickname was held to refer as the dubious work of some club chairmen. The players themselves have been referred as the Slipper Kickers because many of them were employed at a local slipper factory of the city.