|Date of birth||26 April 1969|
|Place of birth||Gemmrigheim, West Germany|
|Date of death||24 April 1998(aged 28)|
|Place of death||Bad Oeynhausen, Germany|
|1987–1989||VfB Stuttgart II|
|1997–1998||Carl Zeiss Jena||13||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Jüptner played in the Bundesliga for VfB Stuttgart between 1988 and 1991. In 1991, he joined KFC Uerdingen 05 and helped win promotion to the Bundesliga the same year. He played for Uerdingen until November 1997, when he transferred to FC Carl Zeiss Jena. On 23 April 1998, during a training session in Jena, he suffered from myocardial infarction and died one day later.
- "Jüptner, Axel" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
- "Fall Jüptner: Witwe des ehemaligen KFC-Profis verliert Prozess". Westdeutsche Zeitung (in German). 27 April 2007. Retrieved 19 May 2007.