Michael Lorkowski

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Michael Lorkowski
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-02-26) February 26, 1955 (age 62)
Place of birth Hamburg, Germany
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1973–1977 Phönix Lübeck
1977–1982 HSV Barmbek-Uhlenhorst
Teams managed
1982–1986 FC St. Pauli
1986–1988 Holstein Kiel
1988–1990 1. SC Norderstedt
1990–1992 Hannover 96
1992–1993 FC St. Pauli
1993–1994 Wuppertaler SV
1994–1996 VfB Lübeck
1996–1998 Eintracht Braunschweig
1999–2000 Holstein Kiel
2000 VfL Osnabrück
2003–2005 MTV Wolfenbüttel
2005–2006 SSV Vorsfelde
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Michael Lorkowski (born February 26, 1955 in Hamburg) is a former German football player and current manager.

His greatest achievement was winning the 1992 DFB Cup with Hannover 96, while the team was still in the second flight. In an unlikely triumph, they defeated Borussia Mönchengladbach on penalties on May 23, 1992 to become the first - and thus far, only - non-Bundesliga side to lift the trophy.

He also achieved three promotions to the 2. Bundesliga with FC St. Pauli (1984 and 1986) and VfB Lübeck (1995).

In recent years, he has devoted himself more to other pursuits. He has worked as a sports teacher at diploma level and also explored his love of sailing by captaining voyages off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein.[1]

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