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Logo FC Basel.svg
Full name Fussball Club Basel 1893
Nickname(s) FCB, Bebbi (Citizen of Basel), RotBlau
Founded 15 November 1893; 128 years ago (1893-11-15)
Ground St. Jakob-Park, Basel
Ground Capacity 38,512; 37,500
for international matches
President Bernhard Burgener
Head coach Marcel Koller
League Swiss Super League
2018–19 2nd
Third colours

FC Basel 1893 (Fussball Club Basel 1893), widely known as FC Basel, FCB, or just Basel, is a Swiss football club based in Basel, in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

It was created in 1893, the club has been Swiss national champions 20 times, Swiss Cup winners 12 times, and Swiss League Cup winners once.

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