Karl Stürmer (October 9, 1882 – 1943) was an Austrian professional footballer and manager.
As a footballer, he grew up in Wiener Cricket; then he played as full-back for First Vienna FC and as midfielder for Wiener AC.
With Wiener AC won a Tagblatt Pokal in 1901. He even played two matches with Austria national team.
In 1918 Stürmer began a long career as manager in Austria and Italy.
He managed Reggiana and Prato in Divisione Nazionale and Torino, Alessandria, Lazio, Livorno and Juventus (as Virginio Rosetta assistant) in Serie A.
He died in 1943, shot by the Germans in Faenza, Italy.
- ^ iffhs.de
- ^ Stats on eu-football.info
- ^ I grandi allenatori: Carlo Sturmer, on «Il Littoriale», October 31, 1935, p. 3, availaible on emeroteca.coni.it
- ^ Il salotto libery dei proletari (Italian)