Pascal Schürpf

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Pascal Schürpf
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-15) 15 July 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Basel, Switzerland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Striker
Club information
Current team
Vaduz
Number 13
Youth career
until 1999 BSC Old Boys
1999-2007 FC Basel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 FC Basel U-21 59 (42)
2009 Concordia (loan) 14 (5)
2009–2013 FC Basel 14 (1)
2011 FC Lugano (loan) 16 (2)
2011–2012 FC Aarau (loan) 10 (0)
2013 Bellinzona (loan) 15 (6)
2013–2014 Vaduz (loan) 36 (10)
2014– Vaduz 34 (7)
National team
2006 Switzerland U-18 1 (0)
2007 Switzerland U-19 3 (2)
2008–2010 Switzerland U-20 5 (2)
2010–2011 Switzerland U-21 5 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 September 2015, 13:25 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 January 2012, 24:00 (UTC)

Pascal Schürpf (born 15 July 1989, in Basel) is a Swiss footballer who plays as a midfielder or striker. He has a professional contract with FC Basel, but currently playing out on loan to Vaduz.

Career[edit]

Schürpf started his football in the youth system at BSC Old Boys before joining the youth system of FC Basel in 1999. He started his senior football in Basel's under-21 squad and scored 32 goals in 42 appearances. On 29 May 2008 he signed his first professional contract with the club.[1] This has since been renewed and his new contract is valid to June 2014.[2]

During the 2008/09 season, Schürpf was loaned out to FCB's city neighbours, FC Concordia Basel, where he played fourteen games and scored five goals. In the 2009–10 Swiss Super League season he returned to FCB and played his Swiss Super League debut on 14 February 2010 as substitute in the 3:1 away win against Neuchâtel Xamax. Schürpf won the national Double with Basel. During the next season Schürpf scored his first League goal for Basel on 21 August 2010 in the 1:1 away draw against FC Thun.[3] However, Schürpf played only a total of eleven first team appearances in the Swiss Super League during the two seasons following his return.

Therefore he was loaned out to FC Lugano in the Challenge League until the end of the season.[2] He made his debut in the Lugano colours in the 2:1 home win against FC Vaduz on 21 February 2011. His first goal for Lugano was the winning goal in the 3:2 away win against FC Biel-Bienne.

For the season 2011/12 he was recalled to Basel. In July 2011 he played with Basel in the Uhrencup and won the tournament. But during the first half of the season he only played in three league matches. Again, therefore, he was loaned out to gain playing experience. This time to FC Aarau, again in the Challenge League. In Aarau his contract was over one and a half years.[4] However, the loan was cancelled in August 2012 and he returned to Basel to play for the reserve team in the 1. Liga Promotion, the third highest tier of Swiss football.

On 31 January 2013 it was announced that Schürpf is loaned out to Bellinzona[5] so that he could gain playing experience in a higher league.

Honours and Titles[edit]

Basel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profiverträge für Samet Gündüz und Pascal Schürpf" (in German). FC Basel Internetseite. 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  2. ^ a b "Pascal Schürpf leihweise nach Lugano" (in German). FC Basel Internetseite. 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  3. ^ Meister, Remo (2010). "Ein 1:1 in der Thuner Hitze" (in German). FC Basel 1893. Retrieved 2010-08-21. 
  4. ^ "Pascal Schürpf leihweise zum FC Aarau" (in German). FC Basel 1893. 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  5. ^ blick.ch (2013). "Zwei FCB-Talente von Muri zu Haki!". blick.ch. Retrieved 2012-01-31. 
  6. ^ a b "Zwei weitere Titel für FCB-Nachwuchs" (in German). FC Basel 1893. 2006. Retrieved 2006-06-18. 

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