Dennis Kruppke

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Dennis Kruppke
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Personal information
Full name Dennis Kruppke
Date of birth (1980-04-01) 1 April 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Münster, West Germany
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Youth career
VfL Vorwerk
SV Olympia Bad Schwartau
0000–1995 FC Dornbreite Lübeck
1995–2000 VfB Lübeck
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2003 VfB Lübeck 83 (17)
2003–2007 SC Freiburg 85 (4)
2003–2007 SC Freiburg II 9 (1)
2007 → VfB Lübeck (loan) 15 (7)
2008–2015 Eintracht Braunschweig 196 (61)
2008–2014 Eintracht Braunschweig II 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Dennis Kruppke (born 1 April 1980 in Münster) is a retired German footballer.[1]

Career[edit]

Kruppke joined Bundesliga side SC Freiburg from VfB Lübeck in 2003. He made his debut in the German first-tier on 2 August 2003, in a match against Bayer 04 Leverkusen.[2]

He returned to Lübeck for a six-month loan in January 2007. After this loan he played again for SC Freiburg, but was transferred to Eintracht Braunschweig, then playing in the Regionalliga Nord, in January 2008. Kruppke went on to captain the team to promotions to the 2. Bundesliga in 2011 and the Bundesliga in 2013. After eight seasons in Braunschweig, he retired at the end of the 2014–15 season due to a knee injury.[3]

Honours[edit]

  • Northern German Sportsperson of the Year (Nordsportler des Jahres): 2012[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kruppke, Dennis" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Ponte entzaubert die "Breisgau-Brasilianer"" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dennis Kruppke soll bei den Löwen bleiben" (in German). eintracht.com. Retrieved 25 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dennis Kruppke Nordsportler des Jahres 2012" (in German). ndr.de. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 

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