|Date of birth||26 December 1925|
|Place of birth||Gera, Germany|
|Date of death||12 February 2007(aged 81)|
|Place of death||Jena, Germany|
|1935–?||1. SpVgg Gera 04|
|–1952||BSG Motor Gera|
|1952–1958||SC Motor Jena|
|1958–1971||SC Motor Jena|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Buschner played in the East German top-flight for Motor Gera and Motor Jena. He earned six caps for the East Germany national football team between 1954 and 1957, and later coached the team from 1970 to 1981. He was a Stasi informer under the codename "Georg" from 1966 to 1971. He was the coach when East Germany played in their only World Cup appearance in 1974, and produced one of their most famous victories upset by beating West Germany in the first round. He also led East Germany to the bronze medal at the 1972 Olympics and the gold medal in the 1976 Olympics.
- Arnhold, Matthias (23 July 2015). "Georg Buschner - Matches and Goals in Oberliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- Arnhold, Matthias (23 July 2015). "Georg Buschner - International Matches as Coach". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- Kluge, Reimann: Buschner, Georg.
- "Trainer-Legende - Kick mit der Staatssicherheit". einestages.spiegel.de. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
- "DDR-Trainerlegende Georg Buschner ist tot". Die Welt. 12 February 2007. Retrieved 20 May 2013.
|This biographical article related to association football in Germany, about a defender born in the 1920s, is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about a German Olympic medalist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|