Horst Assmy

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Horst Assmy
Horst Aßmy
A Caucasoid man in a football kit is preparing to kick the football in front of his right foot.
Assmy playing at the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Sportpark on 9 December 1956
Born(1933-11-29)29 November 1933
Died14 January 1972(1972-01-14) (aged 38)
NationalityGerman
Association football career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1959 Vorwärts Berlin
1959–61 Tennis Borussia Berlin
1962–63 KSV Hessen Kassel
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Horst Assmy (German: Aßmy;[1] 29 November 1933 – 14 January 1972) was a German footballer.[2] In East Germany, he played for Vorwärts Berlin until 1959 when he left the country as a republikflucht and began playing for Tennis Borussia Berlin.[3] Staying with Tennis Borussia through 1961, Assmy also played for KSV Hessen Kassel from 1962–63.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Aßmy - 1962/1963" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Archived from the original on 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Horst Assmy". footballdatabase.eu. Archived from the original on 16 September 2019. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  3. ^ McDougall, Alan (2014). "Football and the Stasi". The People's Game: Football, State and Society in East Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 123–146. ISBN 978-1-107-05203-1.