Alfred Jäck

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Alfred Jäck
Personal information
Full name Alfred Jäck (or Jaeck)
Date of birth (1911-08-02)2 August 1911
Place of birth Allschwil, Switzerland
Date of death 28 August 1953(1953-08-28) (aged 42)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
Basel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930–1931 Basel
1931–1933 Servette 28 (4)
1933–1936 Basel
1936–1937 Olympique Lillois
1937–1939 Mulhouse
1939–1940 Basel
National team
1931–1936 Switzerland 28 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alfred Jäck (2 August 1911 in Allschwil – 28 August 1953) was a Swiss footballer who played as a forward. He started his playing career with Basel, played two seasons for Servette, then returned to his home club Basel in 1932 for four years, before moving to France. He spent the season 1936/1937 with French first division side Olympique Lillois,[1] followed by a further two seasons with Mulhouse. He returned to his home country in 1939 and finished his career with home club Basel for whom he scored a total of 73 goals in 170 appearances.

Between 1931 and 1936, he represented Switzerland 28 times at international level, scoring twice,[1] and was part of Switzerland's 1934 FIFA World Cup squad.[2]

In August 1953 Jäck suffered a heavy car accident and he died due to the consequences.

Honours[edit]

Basel

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Swiss Players in France". RSSSF. Archived from the original on March 14, 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "FIFA Player Statistics: Alfred Jaeck". FIFA. Retrieved 8 September 2011. 

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