Hans Pirkner

Johann "Hans" Pirkner (born 25 March 1946, in Vienna) is a former Austrian football forward.

Hans Pirkner
Personal information
Full name Johann Pirkner
Date of birth (1946-03-25) 25 March 1946 (age 74)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Youth career
SC Simmering
Floridsdorfer AC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1967 Admira Energie 4 (1)
1967–1968 Austria Klagenfurt 21 (2)
1968–1969 Admira Energie 15 (9)
1969–1971 Schalke 04 47 (8)
1971–1974 Alpine Donawitz 52 (31)
1974–1978 Austria Wien 128 (62)
1978–1980 First Vienna FC 49 (11)
National team
1969–1978 Austria 20 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Pirkner played for several clubs, including Schalke 04 (1969–1971), Austria Wien (1974–1978) and First Vienna FC. When at Schalke, he was fined for two years due to his involvement in the 1971 Bundesliga scandal. The ban was however lifted by the ÖFB after a year. He ended his professional career after the 1978 World Cup Finals.

International careerEdit

He made his debut for Austria in September 1969 against West Germany and was a participant at the 1978 FIFA World Cup,[1] where he was the oldest squad member.[2] He earned 20 caps, scoring four goals.

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hans PirknerFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Austria's World Cup squad 1978". Planet World Cup. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Österreichs Torschützenkönige". www.oberliga-a.at. Archived from the original on September 15, 2007. Retrieved 14 August 2008.

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