Manuel Schmiedebach

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Manuel Schmiedebach
Manuel Schmiedebach-H96.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-12-05) 5 December 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth West Berlin, West Germany
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hannover 96
Number 8
Youth career
0000–2003 Nordberliner SC
2003–2006 Hertha BSC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Hertha BSC II 36 (6)
2008–2013 Hannover 96 II 46 (10)
2009– Hannover 96 183 (2)
National team
2006–2007 Germany U19 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:14, 20 December 2016 (UTC).

Manuel Schmiedebach (born 5 December 1988 in West Berlin) is a German footballer. He plays as a midfielder for Hannover 96 of the Bundesliga.[1]

Career[edit]

Schmiedebach was first a product of the Hertha youth teams. In 2008 Manuel Schmiedebach joined the amateur team of Hannover 96 II in the Regionalliga North on a free transfer. The next season he debuted under manager Dieter Hecking on 8 August 2009 against his former club form Berlin, Hertha BSC in the Bundesliga. In a difficult season due to the suicide of the team's goalkeeper and captain Robert Enke he managed to become one of the most important players in Hannover's midfield. In May 2010 he decided to extend his contract with Hannover 96 up to 2012.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 14 May 2016
Club Season League Cup Continental Total Ref.
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Hertha BSC II 2006–07 Regionalliga Nord 20 0 20 0 [2]
2007–08 NOFV-Oberliga Nord 16 6 16 6 [3]
Totals 36 6 36 6
Hannover II 2008–09 Regionalliga Nord 30 5 30 5 [4]
2009–10 14 4 14 4 [3]
2013–14 2 1 2 1 [3]
Totals 46 10 46 10
Hannover 2009–10 Bundesliga 14 0 1 0 15 0 [3]
2010–11 32 0 1 0 33 0 [5]
2011–12 30 0 2 0 12 0 44 0 [6]
2012–13 21 0 3 0 12 1 36 1 [7]
2013–14 24 1 2 0 26 1 [3]
2014–15 27 0 1 0 28 0 [8]
2015–16 22 1 2 0 24 1 [9]
Totals 170 2 12 0 24 1 206 3
Career totals 252 18 12 0 24 1 288 19

Personal life[edit]

Schmiedebach grew up bilingual, speaking German and Spanish. His mother Betty is a Colombian-born Venezuelan of Moroccan descent, she came to Berlin over two decades ago. His father Helmuth has Irish roots.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b kicker news from May 2010 (german)
  2. ^ "Manuel Schmiedebach". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Manuel Schmiedebach » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "Manuel Schmiedebach". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Manuel Schmiedebach". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "Manuel Schmiedebach". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  7. ^ "Manuel Schmiedebach". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  8. ^ "Manuel Schmiedebach". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  9. ^ "Manuel Schmiedebach". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 
  10. ^ bild.de: Hannovers Juwel fährt mit dem Bus

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