Rudolf Bommer

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Rudi Bommer
Personal information
Full name Rudolf Bommer
Date of birth (1957-08-19) 19 August 1957 (age 57)
Place of birth Aschaffenburg, West Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1964–1971 TV 1860 Aschaffenburg
1971–1973 Viktoria Aschaffenburg
1973–1976 Kickers Offenbach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1985 Fortuna Düsseldorf 264 (38)
1985–1988 Bayer Uerdingen 83 (13)
1988–1992 Viktoria Aschaffenburg
1992–1997 Eintracht Frankfurt 84 (4)
1998 Viktoria Aschaffenburg
National team
1984 West Germany 6 (0)
Teams managed
1994–1995 Eintracht Frankfurt II
1995–1996 Eintracht Frankfurt (assistant)
1996 Eintracht Frankfurt (caretaker)
1996–1997 Eintracht Frankfurt (assistant)
1997–1998 VfR Mannheim
1998–2000 Viktoria Aschaffenburg
2000–2004 Wacker Burghausen
2004 1860 München
2005–2006 1. FC Saarbrücken
2006–2008 MSV Duisburg
2011 Wacker Burghausen
2012–2013 Energie Cottbus
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Rudolf "Rudi" Bommer (born 19 August 1957) is a former German footballer and football manager.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Aschaffenburg, Bommer played 417 games between 1976 and 1996 for Fortuna Düsseldorf, Bayer Uerdingen and Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga. Bommer scored 54 goals in the German top flight.[1]

He played for West Germany at the Euro 84 in France.

Coaching career[edit]

Bommer started his coaching career with the reserve team of Eintracht Frankfurt between July 1994 and August 1995.[2] After stops at VfR Mannheim where he was head coach between July 1997 and April 1998.[3] Bommer then moved on to Viktoria Aschaffenburg where he was head coach from July 1998 to June 2000.[4] Bommer became head coach Wacker Burghausen in October 2000[2] and won his debut 4–3 against his former club VfR Mannheim.[5] Bommer left and became head coach of 1860 München in July 2004.[2] His tenure ended in December 2004; winning five of his 15 league matches in charge.[2] Bommer's next job was as head coach of 1. FC Saarbrücken.[2] He was there between August 2005 and May 2006.[2] Bommer then went to MSV Duisburg between July 2006 and November 2008; finishing with a league record of 28 wins, 21 draws, and 31 losses.[2] Bommer returned to Wacker Burghausen in July 2011 ans was there until December 2011.[2] He then joined Energie Cottbus the next month and was there until November 2013.[2]

Coaching record[edit]

As of 30 January 2014



Team From To Record[2]
G W D L Win % Ref.
Eintracht Frankfurt II 1 July 1994[2] 21 August 1995[2]
VfR Mannheim 1 July 1997[3] 30 April 1998[3] 30 7 11 12 23.33
Viktoria Aschaffenburg July 1998[4] June 2000[4] 62 26 21 15 41.94
Wacker Burghausen 26 October 2000[2] 30 June 2004[2] 68 22 23 23 32.35
1860 München 1 July 2004[2] 4 December 2004[2] 15 5 5 5 33.33
1. FC Saarbrücken 31 August 2005[2] 3 May 2006[2] 29 10 5 14 34.48
MSV Duisburg 1 July 2006[2] 9 November 2008[2] 80 28 21 31 35.00
Wacker Burghausen 1 July 2011[2] 31 December 2011[2] 21 6 11 4 28.57
Energie Cottbus 1 January 2012[2] 5 November 2013[2] 62 17 22 23 27.42
Total 367 121 119 127 32.97

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (29 February 2012). "Rudolf Bommer – Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 15 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "Rudolf Bommer" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "VfR Mannheim » Trainerhistorie". World Football. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Rudi Bommer". World Football. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Schulz, Michael (30 October 2000). "Bommer mit tollem Debüt". kicker (in German). Retrieved 30 January 2014. 

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