Axel Jüptner

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Axel Jüptner
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-04-26)26 April 1969
Place of birth Gemmrigheim, West Germany
Date of death 24 April 1998(1998-04-24) (aged 28)
Place of death Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
0000–1986 VfL Gemmrigheim
1986–1987 VfB Stuttgart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1989 VfB Stuttgart II
1988–1991 VfB Stuttgart 25 (0)
1991–1997 Bayer Uerdingen 181 (8)
1997–1998 Carl Zeiss Jena 13 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Axel Jüptner (26 April 1969 in Gemmrigheim – 24 April 1998 in Bad Oeynhausen) was a German footballer.[1]

Jüptner played in the Bundesliga for VfB Stuttgart between 1988 and 1991. In 1991, he joined KFC Uerdingen 05 and helped win promotion to the Bundesliga the same year. He played for Uerdingen until November 1997, when he transferred to FC Carl Zeiss Jena. On 23 April 1998, during a training session in Jena, he suffered from myocardial infarction and died one day later.[2]


  1. ^ "Jüptner, Axel" (in German). Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Fall Jüptner: Witwe des ehemaligen KFC-Profis verliert Prozess". Westdeutsche Zeitung (in German). 27 April 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2007.

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