Michael Hefele

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Michael Hefele
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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 28)
Place of birth Pfaffenhofen (Ilm), West Germany
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Nottingham Forest
Number 44
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Unterhaching II 43 (5)
2010–2012 Unterhaching 33 (1)
2012–2014 Greuther Fürth II 13 (0)
2012–2014 Greuther Fürth 3 (0)
2014Wacker Burghausen (loan) 15 (0)
2014–2016 Dynamo Dresden 69 (10)
2016–2018 Huddersfield Town 39 (3)
2018– Nottingham Forest 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:35, 14 May 2018 (UTC)

Michael Martin Hefele (German: [ˈheːfələ]; born 1 September 1990) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defender for Nottingham Forest.

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 28 January 2017, in a game against Rochdale, Hefele was substituted on as a striker in the 46th minute, coming on for Elias Kachunga. He then scored two goals as striker.[4]

Nottingham Forest[edit]

On 9 August 2018, Hefele joined English Championship side Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed fee.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

As of the end of the 2017–18 season[6]
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
2017–18 Premier League 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 6 0
Career total 172 14 6 2 3 0 3 0 184 16

Honours[edit]

Huddersfield Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Updated squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018. 
  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. ^ https://www.nottinghamforest.co.uk/news/2018/august/hefele-joins-the-reds/
  6. ^ "M. Hefele". Soccerway. Perform Group. Retrieved 20 August 2017. 
  7. ^ Woodcock, Ian (29 May 2017). "Huddersfield Town 0–0 Reading". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 May 2018. 

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