Klaus Fichtel

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Klaus Fichtel
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Personal information
Full name Klaus Fichtel
Date of birth (1944-11-19) 19 November 1944 (age 70)
Place of birth Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Defender, Sweeper
Youth career
0000–1965 Arminia Ickern
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1980 FC Schalke 04 437 (14)
1980–1984 SV Werder Bremen 117 (0)
1984–1988 FC Schalke 04 40 (0)
Total 594 (14)
National team
1967–1971 West Germany 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Klaus Fichtel (born 19 November 1944 in Castrop-Rauxel, Province of Westphalia) is a former German international footballer who played as a defender.[1]

He began his career with FC Schalke 04 and after four years with SV Werder Bremen he returned to Schalke. In total he played 552 games (14 goals) in the Bundesliga. In addition, he played 42 times in the 2. Bundesliga in one of his four years with SV Werder Bremen.[2]

Fichtel won 23 caps in four years with West Germany in between 1967 and 1971, scoring one goal[1] against Scotland in 1969. He was part of the West German squad at the 1970 FIFA World Cup, playing in five matches during the tournament.[3]


  1. ^ a b Klaus Fichtel at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Klaus Fichtel" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Klaus FichtelFIFA competition record