Matthias Liebers

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Matthias Liebers
Matthias Liebers 1980.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth 22 November 1958
Place of birth Leipzig, East Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1965–1968 Lokomotive Leipzig
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1991 Lokomotive Leipzig 321 (37)
1991–1996 VfB Leipzig 99 (1)
1996–1997 FC Grün-Weiß Wolfen
1997–1998 FV Zeulenroda
1998–? SV Blau-Weiß 90 Neustadt
2004–2005 Lokomotive Leipzig 2 (1)
National team
1980–1988 East Germany 59 (3)
Teams managed
2005–2011 SV Blau-Weiß 90 Neustadt
2011– VfL 06 Saalfeld
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Matthias Liebers (born 22 November 1958 in Leipzig) is a former German professional footballer.

He began his youth career with Lokomotive Leipzig in 1965, and was promoted to the senior squad in 1968, where he played in the DDR-Oberliga at the top level of the East German football league. He played 321 games for the club, scoring 37 goals.[1]

After the German reunification, 1. FC Lokomotive was renamed to VfB Leipzig. The midfielder played 25 Bundesliga games with VfB in 1993–94, and 74 2nd Bundesliga games between 1991 and 1996.

Between 1980 and 1988 he played 59 times[2] for East Germany, making him the 12th most-capped player. He competed for East Germany at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[3]

He spent the final years of his career with FC Grün-Weiß Wolfen (1996–97), FV Zeulenroda (1997–98) and finally with SV Blau-Weiß 90 Neustadt

In the 2004–05 season, he played two games for the reformed Lokomotive Leipzig in the third District League, scoring one goal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (15 July 2011). "Matthias Liebers – Matches and Goals in Oberliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (18 January 2003). "Matthias Liebers – International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Matthias Liebers Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 28 October 2009.