Roland Ducke

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Roland Ducke
Personal information
Date of birth (1934-11-19)19 November 1934
Place of birth Benešov nad Ploučnicí, Czechoslovakia
Date of death 26 June 2005(2005-06-26) (aged 70)
Place of death Jena, Germany
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1955 BSG Motor Schönebeck 25 (16)
1955–1971 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 377 (70)
National team
1958–1967 East Germany 37 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roland Ducke (19 November 1934 in Benešov nad Ploučnicí (Bensen), Czechoslovakia - 26 June 2005 in Jena, Germany) was a German football player. His younger brother Peter was also a successful footballer.

Ducke played almost whole his career for FC Carl Zeiss Jena (1955–1971).

On the national level he played for East Germany national team (37 matches/5 goals), he played for his national team from 1958 to 1967.

In 1970 he won the award for the GDR Footballer of the Year.

Ducke died on 26 June 2005 of prostate cancer.

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