Martin Meichelbeck

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Martin Meichelbeck
Personal information
Full name Martin Meichelbeck
Date of birth (1976-11-21) 21 November 1976 (age 37)
Place of birth Bamberg, West Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1983–1992 FC Baunach
1992–1993 1. FC Nuremberg
1993–1995 1. FC Bamberg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1996 1. FC Bamberg
1996–1998 SpVgg Jahn Forchheim 66 (13)
1998–2000 SpVgg Greuther Fürth II 12 (1)
1998–2000 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 35 (5)
2000–2008 VfL Bochum 126 (9)
2003–2007 VfL Bochum II 4 (0)
2008–2010 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 7 (0)
Total 250 (28)
National team
2002 Germany B 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Martin Meichelbeck (born 21 November 1976) is a retired German football defender.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Meichelbeck was born in Bamberg (Franconia). His first football club was FC Baunach. He played one season in the youth team of 1. FC Nuremberg. The next clubs were 1. FC Bamberg and SpVgg Jahn Forchheim.

SpVgg Greuther Fürth[edit]

The professional career of Meichelbeck started at 2. Bundesliga club SpVgg Greuther Fürth in 1998. At this point, he decided to start a professional football career. He was still studying medicine till that time. Meichelbeck played for SpVgg Greuther Fürth until 2000.

VfL Bochum[edit]

In 2000, Meichelbeck moved to VfL Bochum. Meichelbeck is the player who has played the most matches for VfL Bochum in the 2007–08 squad. Highlights of this period are his one UEFA Cup match with VfL Bochum against Standard Liège and one match with the German Team 2006. He also relegated and promoted twice with his club. In his professional career, Meichelbeck has gotten only one red card.

SpVgg Greuther Fürth[edit]

In 2008 Meichelbeck return to SpVgg Greuther Fürth for two seasons.

Statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Other Europe Total
1995–96 1. FC Bamberg Bezirksoberliga Oberfranken
1996–97 SpVgg Jahn Forchheim Oberliga Bayern 33 5 33 5
1997–98 33 8 33 8
1998–99 SpVgg Greuther Fürth II Bezirksoberliga Mittelfranken 10 1 10 1
1999–00 2 0 2 0
1998–99 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 2. Bundesliga 6 0 0 0 6 0
1999–00 29 5 2 0 31 5
2000–01 VfL Bochum Bundesliga 19 0 4 0 23 0
2001–02 2. Bundesliga 17 2 1 0 18 2
2002–03 Bundesliga 22 0 3 0 25 0
2003–04 12 3 0 0 0 0 12 3
2004–05 22 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 24 1
2005–06 2. Bundesliga 20 3 1 1 21 4
2006–07 Bundesliga 9 0 2 0 11 0
2007–08 5 0 1 0 6 0
2003–04 VfL Bochum II Oberliga Westfalen 3 0 3 0
2007–08 1 0 1 0
2008–09 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 2. Bundesliga 4 0 1 0 5 0
2009–10 3 0 0 0 3 0
Total Germany 16 1 0 0 1 0
Career total 16 1 0 0 1 0

Personal[edit]

Meichelbeck is often seen as a not very stereotypical football player. He is studying Social Behaviour Science at the FernUniversität Hagen. He had eleven years piano lessons and is still a devoted piano player in his free time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Martin Meichelbeck" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Meichelbeck, Martin" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 

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