Heinz Flohe

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Heinz Flohe
Heinz Flohe.jpeg
Heinz Flohe in 1976
Personal information
Full name Heinz Flohe
Date of birth (1948-01-28)28 January 1948
Place of birth Euskirchen, Germany
Date of death 15 June 2013(2013-06-15) (aged 65)
Place of death Euskirchen, Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1952–1966 TSC Euskirchen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1979 1. FC Köln 329 (77)
1979–1980 TSV 1860 München 14 (4)
Total 343 (81)
National team
1965–1966 West Germany Youth 3 (1)
1967–1973 West Germany U23 4 (0)
1974 West Germany B 1 (0)
1970–1978 West Germany 39 (8)
Teams managed
1. FC Köln (assistant)
1981–1991 TSC Euskirchen
TuS Olympia Ülpenich
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Heinz "Flocke" Flohe (28 January 1948 – 15 June 2013)[1] was a German footballer and manager.

Career[edit]

He played for 1. FC Köln (1966–1979), winning the Bundesliga title in 1978, and the DFB-Pokal in 1968, 1977 and 1978. He also played for TSV 1860 München (1979–1980). His career ended after a serious injury in his last match.

He earned 39 caps and scored 8 goals for West Germany. He was in the winning squad for the 1974 FIFA World Cup. He also played in the 1976 European Football Championship and the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Köln

International[edit]

Germany

Private life[edit]

On 11 May 2010, Flohe lapsed into coma, after a stroke.[2]

Flohe died on 15 June 2013 in his sleep, aged 65.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Cup football winner Flohe dies". AFP. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Das Herz: FC bangt um Heinz Flohe" (in German). express.de. 15 May 2010. Retrieved 18 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Heinz Flohe ist tot" (in German). Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 

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