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Sportgemeinschaft Dynamo Dresden e.V. (usually just called SG Dynamo Dresden or Dynamo Dresden) is a professional association football club from Dresden, Saxony, Germany. They currently play in the 2. Bundesliga.

The club was founded on 12 April 1953 as a club affiliated with the East German police. They became one of the most successful clubs in East Germany, winning 8 DDR-Oberliga titles. After the German reunification, they played in the Bundesliga for a few seasons, but they have drifted between the 2. Bundesliga and the Regionalliga Nordost.

Their main rivals are Berliner FC Dynamo, Lokomotive Leipzig, Chemnitzer, Sachsen Leipzig, Erzgebirge Aue and Dresdner. Also, their main colours are yellow and black (previously the colours were green and white).

Honours

  • DDR-Oberliga: 8
    • Champions 1953, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1989, 1990
  • FDGB-Pokal: 7 (Record, shared with 1. FC Magdeburg)
    • Winners 1952, 1971, 1977, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1990
  • Deutschland Cup: 1
    • 1990
  • UEFA Cup
    • Semi-final 1989
  • NOFV-Oberliga: 1
    • Winners 2002
  • 3rd Liga: 2
    • Champions 2015-16
    • 3rd 2010-11 (promoted after promotion play-offs)
  • Regionalliga Nord: 1 (As third tier)
    • Runner-ups 2003-04 (promoted)
  • Saxony Cup: 3
    • Winners 2003, 2007, 2009
  • Sachsenliga: 1
    • Winners 2009
  • GDR Junior Champion: 2
    • 1982, 1985
  • Junge Welt Junior Cup: 2
    • 1976, 1985
  • Indoor-Regio-Cup: 1
    • 2007

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