Rüdiger Schnuphase

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Rüdiger Schnuphase
Rüdiger Schnuphase World Cup 1974.jpg
Rüdiger Schnuphase in 1974
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-01-23) 23 January 1954 (age 65)
Place of birth Werningshausen, East Germany
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1977 Rot-Weiß Erfurt 99 (24)
1977–1984 Carl Zeiss Jena 196 (94)
1984–1986 Rot-Weiß Erfurt 31 (6)
National team
1973–1983 East Germany 45 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Olympic medal record
Men’s Football
Representing  East Germany
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow Team competition

Rüdiger Schnuphase (born 23 January 1954 in Werningshausen) is a German former football player.

Schnuphase played for FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt (1971–1976), FC Carl Zeiss Jena (1976–1984) and again FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt (1984–1986).[1]

On the national level he played for East Germany national team (45 matches/6 goals), and was a participant at the 1974 FIFA World Cup. Schnuphase played in two matches in Gelsenkirchen at football's biggest stage.[2]

In 1982, he won the award for the GDR Footballer of the Year.


  1. ^ Matthias Arnhold (7 November 2008). "Rüdiger Schnuphase – Matches and Goals in Oberliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  2. ^ Matthias Arnhold (6 March 2004). "Rüdiger Schnuphase – Goals in International Matches". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 20 March 2012.

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