Michael Görlitz

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Michael Görlitz
Michael Görlitz 2010.jpg
Görlitz with Halmstad in 2010.
Personal information
Full name Michael Görlitz
Date of birth (1987-03-08) 8 March 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Nuremberg, West Germany
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Arminia Bielefeld
Number 7
Youth career
SB Phönix Nürnberg
FC Holzheim Neumarkt
0000–2002 1. FC Nürnberg
2002–2005 Bayern Munich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Bayern Munich II 36 (4)
2008–2011 Halmstads BK 103 (13)
2012–2014 FSV Frankfurt 69 (11)
2014–2015 FC St. Pauli 12 (0)
2015 FC St. Pauli II 4 (1)
2015– Arminia Bielefeld 34 (3)
National team
2002–2003 Germany U-16 9 (1)
2003–2004 Germany U-17 12 (1)
2004–2005 Germany U-18 4 (0)
2006 Germany U-19 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:30, 20 December 2016 (UTC).

Michael Görlitz (born 8 March 1987) is a German midfielder, currently playing for 2. Bundesliga side Arminia Bielefeld.[1]

Career[edit]

Görlitz began his career with SB Phönix Nürnberg and joined later FC Holzheim Neumarkt. He was then scouted from 1. FC Nürnberg and signed in 2002 with Bayern Munich.[1]

Earlier in his career, he played for Bayern Munich II, but never played for Bayern Munich's senior team.

On 8 June 2008, he went on a week long trial with Halmstads BK[2] and on 23 July 2008, Halmstads BK confirmed that they signed a contract with Görlitz.[3] He made his debut for Halmstads BK on 11 August against Helsingborgs IF, both receiving a yellow card and scoring a goal, 2–0, in the first 10 minutes, he was later chosen man of the match, the game ended 3–1.[4]

Görlitz was selected player of the year for Halmstads BK 2008 on 22 November.[5]

After Halmstad's relegation to Superettan, Görlitz contract expired and he left the club, to return to Germany signing for FSV Frankfurt.[6]

During the summer break of 2014 he moved to FC St. Pauli, signing a two-year contract with the Hamburg based 2. Bundesliga club.[7][8]

On 12 June it was confirmed, that Görlitz had signed a contract with Arminia Bielefeld valid from 1 July 2015.[9]

International[edit]

Görlitz has played 31 international games for Germany between U16 and U19 level.

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

Halmstads BK
  • Player of the year: 2008, 2009[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Görlitz, Michael" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tysk U-landslagsman testas i HBK" (in Swedish). Hallandsposten.se. 8 July 2008. Retrieved 8 July 2008. 
  3. ^ "Tysk talang till HBK" (in Swedish). HBK.se. 23 July 2008. Retrieved 23 July 2008. 
  4. ^ "Hårresande bra debut av Michael Görlitz" (in Swedish). Hallandsposten.se. 12 August 2008. Retrieved 12 August 2008. 
  5. ^ "Årets Spelare 2008" (in Swedish). HBK.se. 22 November 2008. Retrieved 25 November 2008. 
  6. ^ "FSV holt Görlitz" [FSV gets Görlitz] (in German). DFL. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  7. ^ FC St. Pauli verpflichtet Michael Görlitz
  8. ^ Michael Görlitz unterschreibt bei St. Pauli
  9. ^ "Aufsteiger Bielefeld verpflichtet Duo" (in German). sport1.de. 12 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "Görlitz Årets Elitspelare" (in Swedish). hbk.se. 15 November 2009. Retrieved 5 February 2011. 

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