Martin Lanig

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Martin Lanig
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Personal information
Full name Martin Lanig
Date of birth (1984-07-11) 11 July 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Bad Mergentheim, West Germany
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Youth career
1989– SV Königshofen
–1999 TSV Tauberbischofsheim
1999–2001 1. FC Nuremberg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 FV Lauda 31 (3)
2003–2005 1899 Hoffenheim II 20 (5)
2003–2006 1899 Hoffenheim 66 (5)
2006–2008 Greuther Fürth 54 (11)
2008–2010 VfB Stuttgart 27 (4)
2010 VfB Stuttgart II 3 (0)
2010–2012 1. FC Köln 59 (2)
2012–2015 Eintracht Frankfurt 37 (4)
2015 APOEL 13 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 May 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

Martin Lanig (born 11 July 1984) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder.

Career[edit]

Youth squads[edit]

Lanig began playing for SV Königshofen. Later he played for TSV Tauberbischofsheim and 1. FC Nürnberg.

FV Lauda / Hoffenheim / Greuther Fürth[edit]

Lanig started his career with lower division team FV Lauda in 2002. The next year he moved to the Regionalliga Süd club TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and in 2006 he signed with the 2. Bundesliga club SpVgg Greuther Fürth.

VfB Stuttgart / FC Köln / Eintracht Frankfurt[edit]

In July 2008, he transferred from Greuther Fürth to VfB Stuttgart,[1] where he had the opportunity to play for the first time in the Bundesliga. Lanig scored his first goal for VfB Stuttgart on 5 October 2008 against Werder Bremen.

In July 2010, he moved to 1. FC Köln[2] and two years later he transferred to Eintracht Frankfurt.[3]

APOEL[edit]

On 23 January 2015, aged 30, Lanig moved abroad for the first time and signed an 18-month contract with Cypriot club APOEL FC.[4] He made his debut on 31 January 2015, playing the full 90 minutes in APOEL's 0–1 away victory against Nea Salamina for the Cypriot First Division.[5] He scored his first official goal for APOEL on 7 February 2015, opening the scoreline in his team's 4–0 home win over Ethnikos Achna for the Cypriot First Division.[6] In his first season at APOEL, Lanig managed to win his first two career titles, as his team won both the Cypriot championship and the cup.[7] On 16 June 2015, APOEL announced that Lanig's contract with the club was terminated by mutual consent, as the player wanted to return back to Germany.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 24 May 2015[9][10]
Club Season League National Cup Continental[a] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1899 Hoffenheim 2003–04 Regionalliga Süd 7 0 0 0 7 0
2004–05 Regionalliga Süd 28 2 1 0 29 2
2005–06 Regionalliga Süd 31 3 1 0 32 3
Total 66 5 2 0 68 5
Greuther Fürth 2006–07 2. Bundesliga 26 1 3 0 29 1
2007–08 2. Bundesliga 28 10 2 0 30 10
Total 54 11 5 0 59 11
VfB Stuttgart 2008–09 Bundesliga 26 4 3 1 9 1 38 6
2009–10 Bundesliga 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 27 4 4 1 9 1 40 6
VfB Stuttgart II 2009–10 3. Liga 3 0 3 0
Total 3 0 3 0
1. FC Köln 2010–11 Bundesliga 28 2 3 1 31 3
2011–12 Bundesliga 31 0 2 0 33 0
Total 59 2 5 1 64 3
Eintracht Frankfurt 2012–13 Bundesliga 19 3 0 0 19 3
2013–14 Bundesliga 15 1 1 0 5 1 21 2
2014–15 Bundesliga 3 0 1 0 4 0
Total 37 4 2 0 5 1 44 5
APOEL 2014–15 Cypriot First Division 13 2 4 1 17 3
Total 13 2 4 1 17 3
Career total 259 28 22 3 14 2 295 33

Honours[edit]

APOEL

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Martin Lanig signs from Fürth". vfb.de. 23 April 2008. Retrieved 23 April 2008. 
  2. ^ "Lanig transfers to 1. FC Köln". vfb.de. 22 June 2010. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Lanig, Martin" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Σύναψη συμφωνίας με Martin Lanig" (in Greek). APOEL FC. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Ν. ΣΑΛΑΜΙΝΑ 0-1 ΑΠΟΕΛ". APOEL FC. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  6. ^ ΑΠΟΕΛ 4-0 ΕΘΝ. ΑΧΝΑΣ (in Greek). APOEL FC. 7 February 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "APOEL secure league to wrap up Cypriot double". UEFA.com. 24 May 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  8. ^ Κοινή συναινέσει λύση συνεργασίας με Martin Lanig (in Greek). APOEL FC. 16 June 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2015. 
  9. ^ "M. Lanig". Soccerway. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "Martin Lanig". fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 

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