Chris Löwe

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Chris Löwe
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Löwe with 1. FC Kaiserslautern in 2015
Personal information
Full name Chris Jörg Löwe[1]
Date of birth (1989-04-16) 16 April 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Plauen, East Germany
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Huddersfield Town
Number 15
Youth career
0000–2002 1. FC Wacker Plauen
2002–2007 Chemnitzer FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Chemnitzer FC 85 (9)
2011–2013 Borussia Dortmund 7 (0)
2011–2013 Borussia Dortmund II 6 (0)
2013–2016 1. FC Kaiserslautern 99 (4)
2016– Huddersfield Town 65 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:26, 12 August 2018 (UTC)

Chris Jörg Löwe (German: [ˈkʁɪs ˈløːvə]; born 16 April 1989) is a German professional footballer who plays as a left back for Premier League club Huddersfield Town.

Career[edit]

Chemnitzer FC[edit]

Löwe began his career in the youth of 1. FC Wacker Plauen and Chemnitzer FC and was promoted in the 2007–08 season to the first team.

Borussia Dortmund[edit]

Löwe was sold to Borussia Dortmund for €200,000 and signed a four-year contract. Löwe earned his first competitive appearance for Dortmund in the 2011 DFL-Supercup against rivals FC Schalke 04 on 23 July 2011. In the club's league opener on 5 August 2011, Löwe started in the back four helping his side to a 3–1 victory over HSV.[2]

1. FC Kaiserslautern[edit]

In 2013, Löwe was sold to 1. FC Kaiserslautern for €500,000 and signed a contract that will last to 2016.

Huddersfield Town[edit]

In 2016, Löwe signed a pre-contract agreement with Huddersfield Town on a 3-year deal, having been out of contract in the summer at 1. FC Kaiserslautern. He made his debut for the Terriers in their 2–1 win over Brentford on 6 August 2016. Löwe scored his first goal for Huddersfield scoring the opener in a 2–1 win over Barnsley on 20 August 2016.[3] Löwe helped Huddersfield progress to the Championship Playoff Final in a penalty shoot out against Sheffield Wednesday in a 4-3 win as the tie ended 1-1 on aggregate on 17 May 2017.[4] He the went on to score in the penalty shootout against Reading FC at Wembley Stadium which resulted in a 4-3 win after drawing 0-0 in 120 minutes, gaining Huddersfield promotion to the Premier League on 29 May 2017.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of the end of the 2017–18 season[6]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Chemnitzer FC 2008–09 Regionalliga Nord 17 1 0 0 17 1
2009–10 Regionalliga Nord 34 4 0 0 34 4
2010–11 Regionalliga Nord 34 4 2 0 36 4
Total 85 9 2 0 87 9
Borussia Dortmund II 2011–12 Regionalliga West 5 0 5 0
2012–13 3. Liga 1 0 1 0
Total 6 0 6 0
Borussia Dortmund 2011–12 Bundesliga 7 0 2 0 2 0 11 0
1. FC Kaiserslautern 2012–13 2. Bundesliga 14 0 0 0 2 0 16 0
2013–14 2. Bundesliga 29 1 4 0 33 1
2014–15 2. Bundesliga 33 2 1 0 34 2
2015–16 2. Bundesliga 23 1 2 0 25 1
Total 106 4 9 0 4 0 119 4
Huddersfield Town 2016–17 Championship 41 2 0 0 1 0 3[a] 0 45 2
2017–18 Premier League 23 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 0
Total 64 2 2 0 1 0 3 0 70 2
Career total 261 15 13 0 1 0 7 0 282 15
  1. ^ Appearances in Championship play-offs

Honours[edit]

Borussia Dortmund[7]

Huddersfield Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Updated squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "Borussia Dortmund 3 - 1 Hamburg SV". ESPN Soccernet. 5 August 2011. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Huddersfield Town 2-1 Barnsley". BBC. 20 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Huddersfield Town (agg: 1-1, 3-4 pens)". BBC. 17 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "Huddersfield Town 0-0 Reading (4-3 pens)". BBC. 29 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "C. Löwe". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  7. ^ Chris Löwe at Soccerway
  8. ^ Woodcock, Ian (29 May 2017). "Huddersfield Town 0–0 Reading". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 May 2018. 

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