Dieter Kurrat

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Dieter Kurrat
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-05-15)15 May 1942
Place of birth Dortmund, Germany
Date of death 27 October 2017(2017-10-27) (aged 75)
Place of death Holzwickede, Germany
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Midfielder/Defender
Youth career
FC Merkur
Borussia Dortmund
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1974 Borussia Dortmund 309 (17)
1974–1976 SV Holzwickede
National team
1960 West Germany U18 6 (0)
1965 West Germany U23 1 (0)
Teams managed
1973 Borussia Dortmund
1974–1976 SV Holzwickede
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dieter 'Hoppi' Kurrat (15 May 1942 – 27 October 2017) was a German football player and coach. His brother, Hans-Jürgen Kurrat, also played football professionally.


As a player, he spent nine seasons in the Bundesliga (a German professional association football league) with Borussia Dortmund.[1] Nicknamed "Hoppy", he became a club legend, winning the German Championship, the DFB Cup, in 1965 and the European Cup Winner's Cup in 1966.


Kurrat died on 27 October, 2017.[2]



  1. ^ "Kurrat, Dieter" (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Der Kleinste war der Größte" (in German). Retrieved 27 October 2017.[permanent dead link]

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