Jürgen Pahl

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Jürgen Pahl
Personal information
Date of birth (1956-03-17) 17 March 1956 (age 67)
Place of birth Teuchern, East Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1976 Chemie Halle
1976–1987 Eintracht Frankfurt 152 (0)
1987–1989 Çaykur Rizespor 60 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Jürgen Pahl (born 17 March 1956 in Teuchern, East Germany) is a German former football goalkeeper. He fled together with Norbert Nachtweih from a match of the East Germany under-21 team to West Germany[2] and was subsequently banned for a year. He played from 1978 to 1987 in the Bundesliga for Eintracht Frankfurt[3] and won the 1979–80 UEFA Cup and 1980–81 DFB-Pokal with them.

Pahl now lives in Paraguay.[4]

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  1. ^ "Jürgen Pahl". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Ich bin ein optimistischer Apokalyptiker" (in German). Spiegel Online. 2 May 2006. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Jürgen Pahl" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Der Torwart, der aus der DDR und aus Deutschland floh" [The goalkeeper who fled from GDR and Germany]. Zeit Online (in German). 7 January 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2018.