Manfred Linzmaier

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Manfred Linzmaier
Personal information
Full name Manfred Linzmaier
Date of birth (1962-08-27) 27 August 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth Kufstein, Austria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1986 FC Wacker Innsbruck 135 (14)
1986–1992 FC Swarovski Tirol 180 (25)
1992–1993 FC Wacker Innsbruck 16 (1)
1993–1995 LASK Linz 54 (9)
1995 Vorwärts Steyr 3 (0)
1996 FC Linz
1996–1997 FC Kufstein
National team
1985–1991 Austria 25 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Manfred Linzmaier (born 27 August 1962 in Kufstein) is a retired Austrian footballer. He is now a football manager.

Club career[edit]

Nicknamed Tyroler Keegan, Linzmaier started his professional career at FC Wacker Innsbruck, later renamed FC Swarovski Tirol, and stayed for 12 years playing alongside German midfield maestro Hansi Müller. He moved to Second Division LASK Linz to clinch promotion to the Austrian Football Bundesliga. He then had a short spell at Vorwärts Steyr before winning the 2nd division title again with FC Linz. He finished his career at hometown club FC Kufstein.

After his playing career, he became assistant to head-coach Kurt Jara at FC Tirol, Hamburger SV and 1. FC Kaiserslautern.[1]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Austria in 1985 and was a participant at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.[2] He earned 25 caps, scoring 2 goals. His last international was a May 1991 friendly match against Sweden.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Austria's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 October 1986 Liebenau Stadium, Graz  Albania 3–0 3–0 Euro 1988 qualifier
2. 1 April 1987 Praterstadion, Vienna  Spain 1–1 2–3 Euro 1988 qualifier

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