AaB Fodbold (or Aalborg BK) is a football club in Denmark, based in the city of Aalborg. Founded in 1885 the club has a long history. From 1928/29 till 1947 the club played in the top division before they suffered relegation. The team got promotion to the top flight in 1963 and then thrice relegated. Before 1990s Aalborg BK had not won the league, nevertheless twice they won the Danish Cup, in 1966 and 1970. In 1994/95 they won the Danish Superliga title. The next league title they won under the guidance of Hans Backe Aalborg BK in 1998/99 and the third Superliga title was earned in 2007/08.
For the first time the team qualified for UEFA Champions League in 1995/96 and was eliminated at the group stage, in 1999/2000 Aalborg BK was knocked out after the 3rd qualifying round and in 2008/09 left the Champions League at the group stage.
AaB Fodbold’s home stadium, Nordjyske Arena, was built in 1920 and after the fire in 1960 a new one was opened in 1962. Not long ago the stadium has been reconstructed and now its capacity is of 13, 800.
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