Erich Probst

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Erich Probst
Personal information
Full name Erich Probst
Date of birth (1927-12-05)5 December 1927
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Date of death 16 March 1988(1988-03-16) (aged 60)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1949 Admira Wien 81 (89)
1950 First Vienna 3 (3)
1950–1956 Rapid Wien 112 (107)
1956–1958 Wuppertal 50 (43)
1958–1959 Zürich 11 (6)
1959–1960 Austria Salzburg 9 (8)
1960-1962 ASK Salzburg 39 (37)
1962–1963 First Vienna 5 (6)
National team
1951–1960 Austria 19 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Erich Probst (5 December 1927 – 16 March 1988) was an Austrian footballer.

International career[edit]

Probst made his debut for Austria in a May 1951 friendly match against Scotland and was a participant at the 1954 FIFA World Cup tournament [1] 1954 in Switzerland, where he was one of the foremost strikers. Austria reached third place and Probst ended second in the scorer list with six goals, behind the Hungarian Sandor Kocsis and jointly with Max Morlock of Germany and the Swiss Josef Hügi.

Probst earned 19 caps, scoring 17 goals.[2] His final international was a March 1960 European Championship qualification match against France.

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