SV Werder Bremen is a German sports club best known for its association football team playing in Bremen, in the northwest German federal state of the same name what also is a town. The club was founded on 4 February 1899 as Fuayballverein Werder by a group of sixteen vocational high school students who had won a prize of sports equipment to set them on their way. They took their name from the seldom used regional German word for describing the riverside field they first played football on. Werder Bremen has grown to 39,100 members. Bremen have been a mainstay in the Bundesliga, top tier of the German football league system. Bremen have been crowned champions on four occasions and have won the DFB-Pokal on six occasions. Their most recent achievements in these...'
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