Axel Jüptner

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Axel Jüptner
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-04-26)26 April 1969
Place of birth Gemmrigheim, West Germany
Date of death 24 April 1998(1998-04-24) (aged 28)
Place of death Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
0000–1986 VfL Gemmrigheim
1986–1987 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1989 VfB Stuttgart II
1988–1991 VfB Stuttgart 25 (0)
1991–1997 Bayer Uerdingen 181 (8)
1997–1998 Carl Zeiss Jena 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Axel Jüptner (26 April 1969 in Gemmrigheim – 24 April 1998 in Bad Oeynhausen) was a German footballer.[1]

Jüptner played in the Fußball-Bundesliga for VfB Stuttgart between 1988 and 1991. In 1991 he joined KFC Uerdingen 05 and helped win promotion to the Fußball-Bundesliga the same year. He played for Uerdingen until November 1997, when he transferred to FC Carl Zeiss Jena. On 23 April 1998, during a training session in Jena, he suffered from myocardial infarction and died one day later.[2]


  1. ^ "Jüptner, Axel" (in German). Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fall Jüptner: Witwe des ehemaligen KFC-Profis verliert Prozess". Westdeutsche Zeitung (in German). 27 April 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2007. 
This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.

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