Hans-Joachim Abel

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Jochen Abel
Personal information
Full name Hans-Joachim Abel
Date of birth (1952-06-25) 25 June 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth Düsseldorf, West Germany
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1974 Fortuna Düsseldorf 6 (1)
1974–1977 Westfalia Herne 102 (63)
1977–1982 VfL Bochum 144 (60)
1982–1984 FC Schalke 04 63 (23)
FC Vaduz
National team
1973 West Germany B 1 (0)
Teams managed
FC Balzers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Hans-Joachim "Jochen" Abel (born 25 June 1952 in Düsseldorf) is a former German footballer.[1]

Abel made 183 appearances in the German Bundesliga for Fortuna Düsseldorf, VfL Bochum and Schalke 04 and scored 70 goals.[2] His 60 goals for Bochum also signify a record for the club. Until his retirement, Abel played in Liechtenstein for FC Vaduz. Since his retirement from football he works in the music business in logistics and managed FC Balzers, a Liechtenstein team which plays in the Swiss amateur leagues.

Club statistics[edit]

As of 26 April 2014[1]
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Total
1972–73 Fortuna Düsseldorf Bundesliga 2 0 0 0 2 0
1973–74 4 1 1 1 1 0 6 2
1974–75 Westfalia Herne Verbandsliga 29 32 0 0 29 32
1975–76 2. Bundesliga 33 17 2 1 35 18
1976–77 29 11 1 1 30 12
1977–78 11 3 3 4 14 7
1977–78 VfL Bochum Bundesliga 20 15 1 0 21 15
1978–79 28 11 4 4 32 15
1979–80 34 13 3 3 37 16
1980–81 33 11 4 3 37 14
1981–82 29 10 6 3 35 13
1982–83 FC Schalke 04 33 9 4 2 37 11
1983–84 2. Bundesliga 30 14 4 4 34 18
Switzerland League Schweizer Cup Europe Total
FC Vaduz
Total Germany 315 147 33 26 1 0 349 173
Switzerland
Career total

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Abel, Hans-Joachim" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hans-Joachim Abel" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 24 January 2010. 

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