Lorenz-Günther Köstner

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Lorenz-Günther Köstner
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Köstner at a press conference with Wolfsburg in 2010.
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-01-30) 30 January 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth Wallenfels, West Germany
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
FC Wallenfels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1971 Bayern Hof
1971–1973 VfB Helmbrechts
1973–1975 Borussia Mönchengladbach 29 (3)
1975–1977 Bayer Uerdingen 50 (7)
1977–1981 Arminia Bielefeld 98 (7)
National team
1972–1975 West Germany Amateur 11 (0)
Teams managed
1982–1986 Bayern Hof
1986–1989 SSV Reutlingen
1989 SC Freiburg
1989–1991 Hessen Kassel
1991–1994 Stuttgarter Kickers
1994–1997 SpVgg Unterhaching
1997–1998 1. FC Köln
1998–2001 SpVgg Unterhaching
2002–2004 Karlsruher SC
2005–2006 1899 Hoffenheim
2006–2007 Rot-Weiss Essen
2009–2010 VfL Wolfsburg II
2010 VfL Wolfsburg
2010–2012 VfL Wolfsburg II
2012–2013 VfL Wolfsburg
2014 Fortuna Düsseldorf
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Lorenz-Günther Köstner (born 30 January 1952) is a retired German footballer who is now a football manager who last managed Fortuna Düsseldorf.[1] Following the sacking of Armin Veh on 25 January 2010, he was named interim manager of VfL Wolfsburg until 30 June 2010.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Between July 1982 and June 1990, Köstner was head coach of Bayern Hof, Reutlingen 05, SC Freiburg, and Hessen Kassel.[3] Then Köstner became assistant coach with VfB Stuttgart.[3]

Rot-Weiss Essen[edit]

Köstner was head coach of Rot-Weiss Essen between November 2006 and May 2007.[3]

VfL Wolfsburg[edit]

Köstner had three spells as head coach of VfL Wolfsburg.[3] The first spell happened between December 2008 and January 2010, the second spell happened between July 2010 and October 2012, and the final stint happened between December 2012 and June 2013.[3] In between the stints, Köstner was head coach on two occasions.[3] In the first occasion, Köstner replaced Armin Veh and was named interim head coach until the end of the season on 25 January 2010.[4] Steve McClaren eventually replace Veh as head coach.[5] For the second stint, Köstner became interim head coach when Wolfsburg sacked Felix Magath on 25 October 2012.[6] Dieter Hecking eventually replaced Magath.[7] Köstner then continued in his role as the reserve team head coach until June 2013.[3] Valérien Ismaël replaced Köstner as the reserve team head coach.[8]

Fortuna Düsseldorf[edit]

Köstner became manager of Fortuna Düsseldorf on 30 December 2013.[9]

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of 6 July 2014
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % Ref.
Bayern Hof 1 July 1982[10] 15 February 1986[10] 0 0 0 0 !
Reutlingen 05 1 October 1986[11] 30 June 1989[11] 0 0 0 0 !
SC Freiburg 1 July 1989[12] 31 August 1989[12] 7 5 0 2 71.43 [12]
[13]
Hessen Kassel 15 September 1989[14] 30 June 1990[14] 30 12 5 13 40.00 [14]
Stuttgarter Kickers 1 July 1993[14] 1 March 1994[14] 22 5 6 11 22.73 [14]
[15]
SpVgg Unterhaching 1 July 1994[14] 1 October 1997[14] 81 32 29 20 39.51 [14][16]
[17]
1. FC Köln 1 October 1997[14] 30 June 1998[14] 26 8 5 13 30.77 [14]
SpVgg Unterhaching 1 July 1998[14] 13 September 2001[14] 113 43 26 44 38.05 [14][18][19]
[20][21]
Karlsruher SC 1 October 2002[14] 20 December 2004[14] 83 25 26 32 30.12 [14][22]
[23]
1899 Hoffenheim 10 January 2006[24] 24 May 2006[24] 14 6 2 6 42.86 [24]
Rot-Weiss Essen 18 November 2006[14] 30 June 2007[14] 22 6 8 8 27.27 [14]
VfL Wolfsburg II 22 December 2008[8] 25 January 2010[4] 35 19 9 7 54.29 [25][26]
VfL Wolfsburg 25 January 2010[4] 11 May 2010[5] 21 10 4 7 47.62 [27]
VfL Wolfsburg II 11 May 2010[5] 25 October 2012[6] 79 42 19 18 53.16 [28][29]
[30]
VfL Wolfsburg 25 October 2012[6] 22 December 2012[7] 11 6 2 3 54.55 [27]
VfL Wolfsburg II 22 December 2012[7] 30 June 2013[8] 17 13 3 1 76.47 [30]
Fortuna Düsseldorf 30 December 2013[9] 12 June 2014[1] 9 1 6 2 11.11 [14]
Total 569 233 149 187 40.95

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Wolfsburg trennt sich von Armin Veh" [Wolfsburg sacks Veh] (in German). DFL. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2010. 
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  4. ^ a b c "Wolfsburg entlässt Armin Veh". kicker (in German). 26 January 2010. Retrieved 6 July 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "Steve McClaren named Wolfsburg manager". BBC Sports. 11 May 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "Magath-Trennung besiegelt - Köstner übernimmt". kicker (in German). 25 October 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c "Bescherung! Hecking übernimmt VfL". kicker (in German). Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  8. ^ a b c "VfL Wolfsburg II » Trainerhistorie" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "Düsseldorf serviert Reck ab, Köstner neuer Trainer". Die Welt (in German). 30 December 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 
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  11. ^ a b "SSV Reutlingen » Trainerhistorie". World Football. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c "SC Freiburg" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "SC Freiburg » Dates & results 1989/1990". World Football. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
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  15. ^ "Stuttgarter Kickers » Dates & results 1993/1994". World Football. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
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  17. ^ "SpVgg Unterhaching » Dates & results 1996/1997". World Football. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
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  21. ^ "SpVgg Unterhaching » Dates & results 2001/2002". World Football. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  22. ^ "Karlsruher SC » Dates & results 2003/2004". World Football. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  23. ^ "Karlsruher SC » Dates & results 2004/2005". World Football. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  24. ^ a b c "1899 Hoffenheim" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
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