Matthias Lindner (footballer, born 1965)

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Matthias Lindner
Personal information
Full name Matthias Lindner
Date of birth (1965-10-05) 5 October 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Grimma, East Germany
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1972–1976 BSG Lokomotive Naunhof
1976–1983 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1991 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig 156 (18)
1991–1997 VfB Leipzig 174 (11)
1997–1998 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 23 (2)
1998–2000 FC Sachsen Leipzig
National team
1987–1990 East Germany 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Matthias Lindner (born 5 October 1965 in Grimma, East Germany) is a former football defender.

He started playing football at the age of seven, with BSG Lokomotive Naunhof and joined the youth ranks of 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig in 1976. After making his debut in May 1983 in the Oberliga he spent another eight seasons with the first team,[1] making 156 league appearances and stayed with the club after they were renamed to VfB Leipzig. In 1997/98 he spent a season with FC Carl Zeiss Jena, before retiring in 2000 with FC Sachsen Leipzig.

Lindner won 22 caps for East Germany between 1987 and 1990.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (1 October 2015). "Matthias Lindner - Matches and Goals in Oberliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 9 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (1 October 2015). "Matthias Lindner - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 9 November 2015. 

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