Sigfried Held

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Sigfried Held
Siggi Held.jpg
Held in 2005
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-08-07) 7 August 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth Freudenthal, Sudetenland
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder/Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1965 Kickers Offenbach 23 (8)
1965–1971 Borussia Dortmund 183 (41)
1971–1977 Kickers Offenbach 204 (35)
1977–1979 Borussia Dortmund 47 (3)
1979 Preußen Münster 11 (1)
1979–1981 Bayer Uerdingen 59 (3)
National team
1966–1973 West Germany 41 (5)
Teams managed
1981–1983 Schalke 04
1984 FC Remscheid
1985 Teutonia Ickern
1986–1989 Iceland
1989–1990 Galatasaray
1991–1993 Admira Wacker
1993–1995 Dynamo Dresden
1995 Gamba Osaka
1996–1998 VfB Leipzig
2001–2003 Malta
2004 Thailand
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sigfried "Siggi" Held (born 7 August 1942) is a former German football player[1] and now a football coach. He played as an attacking midifelder or forward.

Born in Freudenthal, Sudetenland (now Czech Republic), his first football club was Kickers Offenbach. In 1965 he became a player in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund. During his career he played 442 games (72 goals)[2] in the Bundesliga, for Dortmund, Offenbach and Bayer 05 Uerdingen. He also made 41 appearances for the West German national team, including the final of the 1966 World Cup.[3]

After his retirement as a professional player in 1981 he became a football coach – 1982–83 for FC Schalke 04, 1986–89 for the Iceland National Football Team, 1989–90 for Galatasaray, 1991–93 for Admira Wacker Wien, 1993–95 for Dynamo Dresden, 1995 for Gamba Osaka and 1996–98 for VfB Leipzig.

2001–2003 he was coach for the national team of Malta. In 2004 he became coach for the Thailand national football team, but was suspended after only five months. As of February 2009, he works as fan relations supervisor with Borussia Dortmund.

Honours as a player[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Held, Sigfried" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (31 January 2013). "Siegfried Held - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (9 October 2004). "Siegfried Held - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Wolfgang Paul
Borussia Dortmund captain
1968–1971
Succeeded by
Hoppy Kurrat