Markus Weinzierl

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Markus Weinzierl
Markus Weinzierl (cropped).png
Weinzierl with Augsburg in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-12-28) 28 December 1974 (age 41)
Place of birth Straubing, West Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder, Defender
Club information
Current team
Schalke 04 (manager)
Youth career
1980–1989 TSV Straubing
1989–1993 1. FC Passau
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 1. FC Passau 28 (6)
1994–1995 SV Lohhof 23 (5)
1995–1999 FC Bayern Munich (A) 113 (10)
1998–1999 FC Bayern Munich 0 (0)
1999–2001 Stuttgarter Kickers 40 (1)
2001 SpVgg Unterhaching 4 (0)
2002–2004 SSV Jahn Regensburg 17 (0)
Total 225 (22)
Teams managed
2007–2008 SSV Jahn Regensburg (assistant)
2008–2012 SSV Jahn Regensburg
2012–2016 FC Augsburg
2016– Schalke 04

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Markus Weinzierl (born 28 December 1974[2]) is a German football coach and former player; currently the manager of Schalke 04.

As the manager of SSV Jahn Regensburg, a position he held from 2008 to 2012, Weinzierl achieved promotion into the 2. Bundesliga. On 17 May 2012, Weinzierl was appointed the new manager of the Bundesliga club FC Augsburg, and was there for four years until he left the club to join Schalke 04.

Coaching career[edit]

Jahn Regensburg[edit]

Weinzierl was hired on 24 November 2008.[3]

FC Augsburg[edit]

Weinzierl was named head coach of FC Augsburg on 17 May 2012.[4][5] His first match in–charge was on 17 August 2012 against SV Wilhelmshaven in the DFB-Pokal.[6] In his first season, Weinzierl won only one match in the first–half of the season.[7] They ended the season in 15th place and two points clear of the relegation zone.[8] Augsburg defeated Bayern 1–0 to end their 53–match undefeated streak.[9] This was also the first time that FC Augsburg defeated Bayern.[10] The last time a club from Augsburg defeated Bayern was when BC Augsburg won on 6 August 1961.[10]

On 5 April 2015, Weinzierl extended his contact at FC Augsburg until 2019.[11] on 9 May 2015, he defeated Bayern Munich in his 100th Bundesliga match as head coach.[12]

Schalke[edit]

On 3 June 2016, Weinzierl became Schalke 04 manager.[13]

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of 2 June 2016
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % Ref.
Jahn Regensburg 24 November 2008[3] 30 June 2012[4] 140 49 48 43 35.00
Augsburg 1 July 2012[4] 3 June 2016[13] 154 56 32 66 36.36 [14]
Schalke 3 June 2016[13] Present 0 0 0 0 !
Total 294 105 80 109 35.71

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Markus Weinzierl". schalke04.de. Retrieved 23 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Markus Weinzierl". kickersarchiv.de (in German). Retrieved 20 September 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Jahn trennt sich von Kristl". kicker (in German). 24 November 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Augsburg holt Regensburgs Trainer Weinzierl". Die Welt (in German). 17 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Hertha Berlin and Augsburg announce new coaches". Deutsche Welle. 17 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Bancé beendet die Beschaulichkeit". kicker (in German). 17 August 2012. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "1. Bundesliga - Spieltag / Tabelle" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  8. ^ "1. Bundesliga - Spieltag / Tabelle" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  9. ^ "Augsburg stoppt Bayern-Serie". Süddeutsche Zeitung (in German). 5 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "FC Bayern verliert nach 53 Spielen zum ersten Mal". Die Welt (in German). 5 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "Weinzierl and Reuter extend Augsburg deals". bundesliga.com. 5 April 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  12. ^ "Historische Niederlage für Bayern-Coach Guardiola" (in German). Die Welt. 9 May 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  13. ^ a b c AP reporter (3 June 2016). "Dirk Schuster replaces Schalke-bound Markus Weinzierl as new Augsburg boss" (in German). Daily Mail. Retrieved 19 June 2016. 
  14. ^ "FC Augsburg" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

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