Martin Hoffmann (footballer)

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Martin Hoffmann
Martin Hoffmann 1974.gif
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-03-22) 22 March 1955 (age 62)
Place of birth Gommern, East Germany
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1961–1968 BSG Aktivist Gommern
1968–1972 1. FC Magdeburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972–1985 1. FC Magdeburg 256 (78)
National team
1973–1981 East Germany 62 (15)
Teams managed
1988–1993 1. FC Magdeburg
(youth team and assistant)
1994–1996 1. FC Magdeburg
1996–1997 Parchimer FC
2002–2003 1. FC Magdeburg
2007–2013 1. FC Magdeburg U19
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Martin Hoffmann (born 22 March 1955 in Gommern) is a former German footballer and manager.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Hoffmann played from 1973 to 1985 for 1. FC Magdeburg in the East German top division, amassing 256 matches and scoring 78 goals.[1] With Magdeburg, he won the league title in 1974 and 1975, and the cup title in 1978, 1979 and 1983. The biggest title of all is the European Cup Winners' Cup, as Magdeburg defeated AC Milan 2–0 on 8 May 1974 in Rotterdam.

He also played for the East Germany national football team, making 62 appearances and scoring 15 goals between 1973 and 1981.[2] In 1974, he played in six matches for East Germany in the 1974 FIFA World Cup, scoring once against Chile.[3] In 1976, he was in the East German team which won the gold medal in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, playing in 5 matches and scoring once in the final against Poland.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

He worked as manager of 1. FC Magdeburg in the twice, from 1994 to 1996 and from 2002 to 2003. In the 1996–97 season, he briefly managed Mecklenburg-based Parchimer FC, but left the club in the winterbreak.[5]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matthias Arnhold (20 December 2012). "Martin Hoffmann - Matches and Goals in Oberliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Matthias Arnhold (18 April 2004). "Martin Hoffmann – International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 1 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "1974 FIFA World Cup Germany : Match Report – German DR – Chile". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  4. ^ "FIFA Player Statistics – Martin Hoffmann". FIFA.com. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 
  5. ^ "Kurz notiert" (in German). Berliner Zeitung. 1 February 1997. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 

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