Heimo Pfeifenberger

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Heimo Pfeifenberger
Heimo Pfeifenberger - SV Grödig.jpg
Personal information
Full name Heimo Pfeifenberger
Date of birth (1966-12-29) 29 December 1966 (age 47)
Place of birth Zederhaus, Austria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
SC Wiener Neustadt (manager)
Youth career
1971–1987 USV Zederhaus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1988 Austria Salzburg 30 (13)
1988–1992 Rapid Wien 117 (42)
1992–1996 SV Wüstenrot Salzburg 122 (58)
1996–1998 SV Werder Bremen 43 (5)
1998–2005 Austria Salzburg 91 (15)
2007 SV Seekirchen 1945 4 (4)
2007 SV Grödig 2 (1)
1987–2007 Total 409 (138)
National team
1989–1998 Austria 40 (9)
Teams managed
2005–2007 Red Bull Salzburg (youth)
2007–2009 SV Grödig
2009–2010 Austria U-21 (assistant)
2010 SPG Axams-Götzens
2010–2012 SV Grödig
2012– SC Wiener Neustadt
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Heimo Pfeifenberger (born 29 December 1966 in Zederhaus, Salzburg) is a former professional footballer from Austria, now manager. As of May 2012, he works as head coach of SC Wiener Neustadt.

Club career[edit]

On club level he played for USV Zederhaus (youth career), Austria Salzburg, Werder Bremen, Rapid Wien, SV Seekirchen 1945 and SV Grödig. He celebrated most success at Austria Salzburg.[1] In 1994 and 1995, he won the league title and the Austrian Supercup with Salzburg. He played in the first leg of the 1994 UEFA Cup Final which they lost to Inter Milan. In the Austrian 1993–94 season, he became Bundesliga top scorer with 14 goals. In total he scored 74 goals for Salzburg and 43 for Rapid, making him one of the best goalscorers in the Austrian league.

International career[edit]

Pfeifenberger made his debut for Austria in an August 1989 World Cup qualification match against Iceland and was a participant at the 1990 FIFA World Cup and the 1998 FIFA World Cup.[2] He earned 40 caps, scoring nine goals.[3] His last international was an August 1998 friendly match against France.

Coaching career[edit]

SV Wiener Neustadt[edit]

He was hired as the new coach of SC Wiener Neustadt on 30 May 2012.[4]

Coaching record[edit]

As of 31 May 2012
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
SV Grödig 1 June 2007 12 December 2008 51 27 12 12 52.94
SPG Axams-Götzens 14 January 2010 4 April 2010 3 0 1 2 00.00
SV Grödig 4 April 2010 30 May 2010 87 38 19 30 43.68
SC Wiener Neustadt 30 May 2012 Present 0 0 0 0 !
Total 141 65 32 44 46.10

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988-1997: Das "goldene" Zeitalter der Austria" [1988-1997: Austria's "golden" era] (in German). Austria Salzburg. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Heimo PfeifenbergerFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Austria - Record International Players". RSSSF. 29 February 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Pfeifenberger neuer Neustadt-Coach". Österreich (in German). 30 May 2012. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Österreichs Torschützenkönige". www.oberliga-a.at. Retrieved 13 August 2008. [dead link]

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