1. FC Lok Stendal

1. FC Lok Stendal

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1. FC Lok Stendal

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1. FC Lok Stendal is a German association football club that plays in Stendal, Saxony-Anhalt.

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Founded in 1909, FC Viktoria Stendal was dissolved in the aftermath of World War II and re-established in Soviet-occupied East Germany in 1945 as SG Stendal-Nord. The club underwent a number of changes in quick succession. It was re-named Blau-Weiss Stendal in 1948 and then SG Eintracht Stendal in April 1949. By year's end Eintract was merged with two railway sides – BSG Reichsbahn Stendal and BSG RAW Stendal – to emerge briefly in December as SG Hans Wendler Stendal. The practise of honouring industry in the worker's state through the re-naming of football clubs was common in East Germany. Hans Wendler was an engineer who developed a method for using dust from the country's plentiful supplies of low grade brown coal to fuel older locomotives and so was briefly honoured by having one of the railway-sponsored football sides named after him. The team was finally dubbed BSG Lokomotive Stendal in 1950.

Lok spent most of the 50s and 60s in the top flight DDR-Oberliga. However, they were a perennial lower-table side and their best ever result at that level was a fourth place finish. They fell to the second-tier DDR-Liga in 1968 to play out the 70s and early 80s. Most of the rest of the 80s was spent in third and fourth division level competition.

With German reunification in 1990 the club changed its name to FSV Lok Altmark Stendal and after a year in the transitional...
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