Sebastian Kneißl

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Sebastian Kneißl
Personal information
Full name Sebastian Kneißl
Date of birth (1983-01-13) 13 January 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Lindenfels, West Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Striker
Club information
Current team
1. FC Schweinfurt 05
Number 10
Youth career
1988–1996 KSG Mitlechtern
1996–1998 FC 07 Bensheim
1998–2000 Eintracht Frankfurt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Chelsea 0 (0)
2004 Dundee (loan) 11 (1)
2004–2005 Westerlo (loan) 10 (0)
2005–2007 SV Wacker Burghausen 33 (4)
2007 Fortuna Düsseldorf 13 (2)
2007 AFC Wimbledon 1 (0)
2007–2008 Wivenhoe Town 1 (0)
2008–2009 SpVgg Weiden 18 (3)
2009– 1. FC Schweinfurt 05 56 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 November 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sebastian Kneißl (born 13 January 1983 in Lindenfels) is a German footballer who currently plays for 1. FC Schweinfurt 05.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

After beginning as a youth player in Germany with KSG Mitlechtern, FC 07 Bensheim and Eintracht Frankfurt, Kneißl signed for English side Chelsea in 2000. He stayed with Chelsea for five years, and although he did not make any league appearances,[1] he spent loan spells in Scotland with Dundee, where he played in 11 league games, scoring one goal against Celtic,[2][3] and in Belgium with Westerlo. After leaving Chelsea in 2005 he played for German clubs SV Wacker Burghausen and Fortuna Düsseldorf, before returning to England with AFC Wimbledon in September 2007, where he made one league appearance before leaving in October 2007.[4] He signed for Wivenhoe Town in December 2007, but left after just one league appearance. He next signed for SpVgg Weiden in July 2008, before moving to current club 1. FC Schweinfurt 05 in January 2009 on another free transfer.[5]

International career[edit]

Kneißl represented Germany at the 2002 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship, in which Germany finished second, and 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CHELSEA : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dundee 1-2 Celtic". BBC. 17 March 2004. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "DUNDEE : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Player Profile". AFC Wimbledon. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Sebastian Kneißl (Sturm)" (in German). 1. FC Schweinfurt 05. [dead link]

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