Heinz Ditgens

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Heinz Ditgens
Personal information
Date of birth (1914-07-03)3 July 1914
Place of birth Mönchengladbach, Germany
Date of death 20 June 1998(1998-06-20) (aged 83)
Place of death Mönchengladbach, Germany
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930–1950 Borussia Mönchengladbach
National team
1936–1938 Germany 3 (0)
Teams managed
1950–1951 Borussia Mönchengladbach
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Heinz Ditgens (3 July 1914 – 20 June 1998) was a German professional footballer who played club football for Borussia Mönchengladbach. He won three caps for the German national side between 1936 and 1938, participating at the 1936 Summer Olympics, and became Borussia Mönchengladbach's first ever international player in the process. Ditgens also fought at Stalingrad in World War II.

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