Volker Abramczik

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Volker Abramczik
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-05-27) 27 May 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Gelsenkirchen, West Germany
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1968–1981 Schalke 04
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1984 Schalke 04 55 (13)
1984–1985 MSV Duisburg 37 (13)
1986–1990 Rot-Weiss Essen 98 (20)
Teams managed
1995–1996[1] SC Hassel
1996– STV Horst-Emscher
SV Erle 08
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Volker Abramczik (born 27 May 1964 in Gelsenkirchen) is a former German football player. The younger brother of German international Rüdiger Abramczik, he played during his career exclusively for sides based in the Ruhr Area.

Starting at the age of four, Volker Abramczik played for the youth sides of FC Schalke 04. In the 1981–82 season, he made his professional debut for Schalke 04, which was at that time was playing in the 2. Bundesliga. The then 17-year-old played a big part in Schalke's promotion to the Bundesliga with 24 caps and six goals. In the following season, Abramczik only played three times and Schalke was relegated to the 2. Bundesliga. One year later, Schalke won the promotion to Bundesliga again, but Abramczik left the club for the 2. Bundesliga side MSV Duisburg. After one year, he transferred to Rot-Weiss Essen where he ended his career in 1990.


  1. ^ "Neuaufbau war erfolgreich" (in German). sc-hassel1919.de. Retrieved 30 December 2008. 

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