Daniel Bierofka

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Daniel Bierofka
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Bierofka with 1860 München in 2007
Personal information
Date of birth (1979-02-07) 7 February 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth Munich, West Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Left winger
Youth career
1985–1993 SpVgg Feldmoching
1993–1994 SpVgg Unterhaching
1994–1997 Bayern Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 Bayern München II 47 (2)
2000–2002 1860 München 55 (7)
2002–2005 Bayer Leverkusen 78 (11)
2005–2007 VfB Stuttgart 13 (0)
2005–2006 VfB Stuttgart II 6 (0)
2007–2014 1860 München 138 (20)
2014–2015 1860 München II 0 (0)
National team
1999–2001 Germany U-21 20 (6)
2002 Germany 3 (1)
2002–2004 Germany Team 2006 5 (0)
Teams managed
2014–2015 1860 München U16
2015– 1860 München II
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Daniel Bierofka (born 7 February 1979) is a German football coach and former player. His playing career had been plagued by injuries which limited his chances of playing more matches for Germany national squad and forced him to retire after the 2013–14 season.

Bierofka is the current head coach of the second team of 1860 München, which is playing in the Regionalliga Bayern.

Club career[edit]

Bierofka came through the Bayern Munich youth system and made it to the reserve squad but never played for the senior team. He then transferred to city rival 1860 München where he played 55 games in two seasons. Bierofka then moved to Bayer Leverkusen for three years before going over to VfB Stuttgart. In the 2006–07 season, Bierofka won the Bundesliga title with VfB Stuttgart. In June 2007, Bierofka returned to 1860 München with the club committing to a deferred payment of € 400,000.[1]

International career[edit]

Bierofka has played three internationals for the Germany and scored one goal – on 18 May 2002, in the 6–2 win against Austria in a friendly match.

Coaching career[edit]

After ending his club career at 1860 München II in May 2014 Bierofka became head coach of the U-16 squad of his former club.[2] On 18 February 2015 he became the head coach of 1860 München II[3] after Torsten Fröhling was appointed interim head coach of the first team.[4] On 14 March 2015, in his debut, 1860 München II and Schalding-Heining finished in a 0–0 draw.[5] In a Bavarian derby, on 21 March 2015, 1860 München II lost to 1. FC Nürnberg II 2–0.[5]

Club statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 31 December 2014[6]
Club League Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bayern Munich Regionalliga Süd 1997-98 1 0 1 0
1998-99 19 1 19 1
1999-2000 27 1 27 1
Total 47 2 47 2
1860 München Bundesliga 2000-01 28 3 3 0 5 0 36 3
2001-02 27 4 2 0 29 4
Total 55 7 5 0 5 0 65 7
Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 2002-03 30 7 5 2 5 0 2 0 42 9
2003-04 32 4 3 1 35 5
2004-05 16 1 4 0 1 0 21 1
Total 78 11 8 1 9 0 3 0 98 15
VfB Stuttgart Bundesliga 2005-06 1 0 1 0
2006-07 12 0 3 1 15 1
Total 13 0 3 1 16 1
VfB Stuttgart II Regionalliga Süd 2005-06 6 0 6 0
Total 6 0 6 0
1860 München 2. Bundesliga 2007–08 32 7 4 0 36 7
2008–09 11 4 3 1 14 5
2009–10 0 0 0 0
2010–11 25 0 2 0 27 0
2011–12 31 6 2 0 33 6
2012–13 30 2 3 1 33 3
2013–14 9 1 9 1
Total 138 20 14 2 152 22
1860 München II Regionalliga Bayern 2014–15 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0
Career total 337 40 30 4 14 0 3 0 384 44

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 18 May 2002 BayArena, Leverkusen  Austria 6–2 6–2 Friendly match

Coaching record[edit]

As of 22 March 2015
Team From To Record
M W D L GF GA GD Win % Ref.
1860 München II 18 February 2015[3] Present 2 0 1 1 0 2 -2 00.00 [5]

Honours[edit]

VfB Stuttgart[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bierofka und Gentner: Transfers vor Abschluss" [Bierofka and Gentner: Transfers almost complete] (in German). kicker.de. 11 June 2007. Retrieved 28 November 2007. 
  2. ^ Eicher, Matthias (30 December 2014). "Daniel Bierofka: Ich leide mit den Löwen" [Daniel Bierofka: I'm suffering with the lions] (in German). Abendzeitung. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Bierofka übernimmt die kleinen Löwen" [Bierofka takes over the small lions] (in German). kicker. 18 February 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Niemann, Florence (18 February 2015). "Erfrischend klare Worte" [Bracing clear words] (in German). Süddeutsche Zeitung. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c "1860 München II". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "Germany - D. Bierofka - Profile with news, career statistics and history". soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "D. Bierofka". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 

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