Sport-Club Paderborn 07 e.V., commonly known as simply SC Paderborn 07 or SC Paderborn, is a German association football club based in Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club has enjoyed its greatest successes since the turn of the millennium, becoming a fixture in the 2. Bundesliga before finally earning promotion to the Bundesliga in the 2013–14 season. They suffered a hasty fall from grace, however, being relegated to the 2. Bundesliga after only a season in the top division, and then again to the 3. Liga the season after. The club returned to 2. Bundesliga, reaching 2nd place in the 2018–19 season and was promoted to the Bundesliga. The club finished 18th in the 2019-20 season and returned to the 2. Bundesliga.
The Benteler-Arena is a multi-use stadium in Paderborn, Germany, that was built between July 2005 and July 2008, as a replacement for the Hermann-Löns-Stadion. The opening match between SC Paderborn 07 and Borussia Dortmund (1–2) was attended by 15,000 spectators, the stadium's full capacity.
In the season 2018–19, the stadium held an average of 11,508 spectators who had attended the matches of SC Paderborn 07 in 2. Bundesliga.