Michael Hefele

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Michael Hefele
Michael Hefele.jpeg
Hefele playing for SpVgg Greuther Fürth in 2012
Personal information
Full name Michael Martin Hefele[1]
Date of birth (1990-09-01) 1 September 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Pfaffenhofen (Ilm), West Germany
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Huddersfield Town
Number 44
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 SpVgg Unterhaching II 43 (5)
2010–2012 SpVgg Unterhaching 33 (1)
2012–2014 SpVgg Greuther Fürth II 13 (0)
2012–2014 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 3 (0)
2014 Wacker Burghausen (loan) 15 (0)
2014–2016 Dynamo Dresden 69 (10)
2016– Huddersfield Town 37 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:34, 24 July 2017 (UTC).

Michael Martin Hefele (German pronunciation: [ˈmɪçaːʔeːl ˈheːfələ]; born 1 September 1990) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Huddersfield Town.

Career[edit]

Hefele made his debut for SpVgg Unterhaching in 2010. He went on to play for SpVgg Greuther Fürth and was on loan at Wacker Burghausen. He played two seasons for Dynamo Dresden scoring 10 times in 72 appearances in all competitions and became the club captain.[2]

Huddersfield Town[edit]

In July 2016, Hefele joined English Championship side Huddersfield Town [2] Hefele scored his first goal for Huddersfield in a 1–1 draw with Aston Villa on 16 August 2016, just 26 seconds after coming off the bench, a Huddersfield record for the quickest time scored by a debutante in the club's 108-year history.[3] On 28th of January 2017, in a game against Rochdale, Hefele was substituted on as a striker at the 46th minute, coming on for Elias Kachunga. He then scored two goals as striker.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 29 May 2017[5]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
SpVgg Unterhaching 2010–11 3. Liga 27 0 0 0 27 0
2011–12 3. Liga 6 1 0 0 6 1
SpVgg Greuther Fürth II 2012–13 Regionalliga Bayern 8 0 8 0
2013–14 Regionalliga Bayern 5 0 5 0
SpVgg Greuther Fürth 2012–13 Bundesliga 1 0 0 0 1 0
2013–14 2. Bundesliga 2 0 0 0 2 0
Wacker Burghausen (loan) 2013–14 3. Liga 15 0 0 0 15 0
Dynamo Dresden 2014–15 3. Liga 31 3 3 0 34 3
2015–16 3. Liga 38 7 0 0 38 7
Huddersfield Town 2016–17 Championship 37 3 1 2 1 0 3 0 42 5
Career total 170 14 4 2 1 0 3 0 178 16

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Huddersfield Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retained List 2016-17" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Transfer-Hefele To Join HTAFC htafc.com". 
  3. ^ "Aston Villa 1–1 Huddersfield". BBC Sport. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016. 
  4. ^ https://www.whoscored.com/Matches/1162209/Live/England-FA-Cup-2016-2017-Rochdale-Huddersfield
  5. ^ "M. Hefele". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 24 July 2017. 
  6. ^ Woodcock, Ian (29 May 2017). "Huddersfield Town 0–0 Reading". BBC Sport. Retrieved 29 May 2017. 

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