DBSV Red Socks is the one and only Maastricht Student Football Club. We are geared towards being a professional and serious club. However, as we are a student association we also plan a lot of fun activities outside of football trainings. This year we have a brand new sport accommodation, which we share with another football club, RKHSV. Nonetheless we are a fully independent club, with approximately 200 members. We were founded in 1998, which makes this year, 2018, our Lustrum year – the 20th anniversary of DBSV – !
(Stay tuned on our website and Facebook for more info regarding Lustrum events)
Currently, our club exists of around 200 members split into: 5 outdoor men’s teams, 2 outdoor ladies teams, 3 indoor men’s teams
All outdoor teams practice twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays: 20:30-22:00 at our brand new sports complex in Heugem! You can join a practice if you have a valid UM-sports membership without being a member of DBSV. We are always looking for players to strengthen our teams (no matter if on or off the pitches): so come on, give it a try and we promise you that you will not regret it! DBSV Red Socks’ teams play in the regular Dutch league. We therefore play against teams in the region, instead of against other student teams. We play matches on Sunday and usually have a “Home Sunday” every two weeks, meaning that all teams are playing at our complex.
Since the beginning of the 2007/2008 season, we started our indoor teams. Our indoor teams also play in the regular Dutch competition, mostly on Mondays and Saturdays. The indoor teams practice Wednesday 19:00-20:00 and Friday 19:30-21:00 at UM sports.
As a student football team, we also organise fun activities and parties for our members. Thursday night after practice is our club-night. We have some drinks and perhaps even go to the city centre to have a “small” party. Our own club magazine, called the “Black Redder”, is issued 5-6 times a year in order to keep our members updated on any news happening on and off the pitch. We also organise tournaments such as the New Year’s Tournament or the famous international B.A.R.T.-tournament, which takes place at the end of the season. Many members view this tournament as the highlight of the year!
Do you want to combine your studies with playing sports? Are you up for a great deal of fun? Come and join one of our practices or matches! We hope to welcome you soon!