Luc Holtz

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Luc Holtz
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Personal information
Full name Luc Holtz
Date of birth (1969-06-14) 14 June 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Luxembourg (manager)
Youth career
Montceau-les-Mines
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1992 Red Boys Differdange 56 (25)
1992–1999 Avenir Beggen 154 (61)
1999–2007 Etzella Ettelbruck 134 (25)
Total 344 (111)
National team
1991–2002 Luxembourg 55 (1)
Teams managed
1999–2007 Etzella Ettelbruck
2008–2010 Luxembourg U-21
2010– Luxembourg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Luc Holtz (born 14 June 1969, in Ettelbruck) is a former Luxembourgian football player. He was the manager of the Luxembourg national under-21 football team.[1] He is currently the manager of the Luxembourg national football team, succeeding Guy Hellers.[2]

Club career[edit]

A central midfield playmaker, Holtz started his career at Red Boys Differdange before joining Avenir Beggen for the 1992/1993 season. With Avenir Beggen he immediately won two successive league and cup doubles and he himself claimed the 1993 Luxembourgian Footballer of the Year award.

In 1999, he left them to become player/manager at Etzella Ettelbruck. With Etzella, he immediately won promotion to the Luxembourg National Division in his first season in charge. Also, he brought them their first major silverware by winning the cup in 2001. After relegation in 2002, they got promoted again at the first attempt. In 2003 and 2004 they lost two successive cup finals.

Holtz retired as a player at the end of the 2007/2008 season.

International career[edit]

Holtz made his debut for Luxembourg in an October 1991 friendly match against Portugal, which surprisingly ended in a 1–1 draw. He went on to earn 55 caps, scoring one goal.[3] He played in 15 FIFA World Cup qualification matches.[4]

He played his final international game in October 2002, a 0–7 demolition by Romania.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Luxembourg's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 September 1995 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg (city), Luxembourg  Malta 1–0 1–0 Euro 1996 qualifier

Honours[edit]

1993, 1994
1993, 1994, 2001
1993

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of match played 28 March 2017.
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
 Luxembourg 2010 Present 60 6 10 44 10.00
Total 60 6 10 44 10.00

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