RasenBallsport Leipzig – The first five seasons
A Brief Club History
RasenBallsport Leipzig e. V., commonly known as RB Leipzig, is a German association football club based in Leipzig, Saxony. The club is supported by energy drink-maker Red Bull who purchased the license of fifth division side SSV Markranstädt with the intention of advancing the re-modeled club to the top-flight Bundesliga within ten years. RB Leipzig’s stadium is the Red Bull Arena. In their inaugural season, RB dominated the NOFV-Oberliga Süd (fifth division) in 2009–10 and as a result were promoted as champions to the Regionalliga Nord (fourth division) for the 2010–2011 season. In the 2012-13 campaign, RB won that league without conceding a defeat and was promoted to the 3. Liga (third division). And this is where I begin my career…
I’ll be honest here. Don’t expect novels on each season. This blog post is more about bringing you guys up to speed with where I am now, and briefly about how we got there.