Heiko Herrlich

Heiko Herrlich (born 3 December 1971) is a German football manager and former forward. He currently manages FC Augsburg.

Heiko Herrlich
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Herrlich managing Bayer Leverkusen in 2017
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-12-03) 3 December 1971 (age 49)
Place of birth Mannheim, West Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
FC Augsburg (manager)
Youth career
1978–1984 FC Kollnau
1984–1986 FC Emmendingen
1986–1989 SC Freiburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 Bayer Leverkusen 75 (6)
1993–1995 Borussia Mönchengladbach 55 (28)
1995–2004 Borussia Dortmund 128 (41)
Total 258 (75)
National team
1990–1993 Germany U-21 20 (17)
1995 Germany 5 (1)
Teams managed
2007–2008 Germany U-17
2008–2009 Germany U-19
2009–2010 VfL Bochum
2011–2012 SpVgg Unterhaching
2015–2017 Jahn Regensburg
2017–2018 Bayer Leverkusen
2020– FC Augsburg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Herrlich played 258 matches (1989–2004) in the German Bundesliga and scored 75 goals for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund.[2] With Borussia Dortmund he won the German championship in 1996 and 2002, the Champions League and the Intercontinental Cup in 1997. With Borussia Mönchengladbach he won the DFB-Pokal in 1995, which he had also won in 1993 with Bayer Leverkusen.

In autumn 2000, it was discovered that he had a malignant brain tumor. He was successfully treated with radiation therapy and returned to Bundesliga action 2001 but was not able to return to his former glory as a player. He ended his professional career in 2004 after several injuries.

International careerEdit

In 1995, he played five matches for the German national team, all in qualifying matches for UEFA Euro 1996.[3] He scored once, against Wales, but missed the final tournament, which Germany won, due to injury.

Coaching careerEdit

He received his coaching license in 2005 and began coaching the youth team of Borussia Dortmund. He also became the German spokesman for the 2006 INAS World Football Championships.

In July 2007, he was appointed as coach of the Germany U-17 team and won third place at the 2007 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in South Korea.[4] On 27 October 2009, he was released from the German Football Association.[5] He became later the head coach of VfL Bochum between 27 October 2009 and 29 April 2010.[6] He finished with a record of four wins, eight draws, and 10 losses.[6]

At the beginning of the 2011–12 season, he was named new manager of SpVgg Unterhaching.[7] He left the club on 25 May 2012 for personal reasons.[8] He finished with a record of 13 wins, eight draws, and 19 losses.[7]

On 21 June 2013, he became the manager for the Bayern Munich U-17 team.[9] In June 2015, Bayern Munich restructured their youth department and Herrlich left Munich.[10]

On 20 December 2015, he took over Jahn Regensburg.[11] His contract was scheduled to run up to the end of the 2015–16 season, with an extension for another year if the Jahn achieved promotion to the 3. Liga.[12] The Ratisbon based club achieved back to back promotions under Herrlich's reign, returning to 2.Liga at the end of the 2016–17 season.

On 9 June 2017, it was announced that Herrlich will return to Leverkusen as new head coach.[13]

On 23 December 2018, Bayer Leverkusen announced they would be parting ways with Herrlich, citing bad tactics and poor overall performance.[14]

He was appointed as the new head coach of FC Augsburg on 10 March 2020.[15]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Club Season League German Cup Europe1 Other2 Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bayer Leverkusen 1989–90 Bundesliga 16 0 1 0 17 0
1990–91 18 3 1 0 3 1 22 4
1991–92 28 3 5 2 33 5
1992–93 13 0 0 0 13 0
Totals 75 6 7 2 3 1 85 9
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1993–94 Bundesliga 23 8 2 0 25 8
1994–95 32 20 6 6 38 26
Totals 55 28 8 6 63 34
Borussia Dortmund 1995–96 Bundesliga 16 7 4 1 6 1 26 9
1996–97 23 8 1 1 9 3 33 12
1997–98 21 7 3 2 7 2 3 1 34 12
1998–99 21 6 2 0 23 6
1999–2000 22 6 1 0 9 1 1 0 33 7
2000–01 10 7 2 3 12 10
2001–02 10 0 0 0 3 1 13 1
2002–03 5 0 2 0 2 0 9 0
Totals 128 41 15 7 36 4 4 1 183 53
Career totals 258 75 30 15 39 5 4 1 331 96
Reference:[16]

International goalEdit

Scores and results table. Germany's goal tally first:
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 26 April 1995 Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany   Wales 1–1 1–1 UEFA Euro 1996 qualifying

ManagerialEdit

As of match played 28 November 2020
Team From To Record Ref.
G W D L Win %
Bochum 27 October 2009 29 April 2010 22 4 8 10 018.18 [6]
Unterhaching 1 July 2011 25 May 2012 40 13 8 19 032.50 [7]
Jahn Regensburg 20 December 2015 30 June 2017 59 28 13 18 047.46 [11]
Bayer Leverkusen 1 July 2017 23 December 2018 64 32 14 18 050.00
FC Augsburg 10 March 2020 present 19 6 6 7 031.58
Total 203 82 49 72 040.39

HonoursEdit

As a playerEdit

Bayer Leverkusen[17]
Borussia Mönchengladbach[17]
Borussia Dortmund[17]

IndividualEdit

As a coachEdit

Germany

IndividualEdit

  • Best Under 17 Coach: 2008

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Heiko Herrlich - Spielerprofil - DFB" (in German). dfb.de. Retrieved 18 October 2020.
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (4 June 2015). "Heiko Herrlich – Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  3. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (4 June 2015). "Heiko Herrlich – International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Heiko Herrlich betreut U 17 bei der Weltmeisterschaft in Korea" (in German). DFB. 14 May 2007. Archived from the original on 8 September 2009. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  5. ^ "Herrlich neuer Trainer in Bochum" (in German). DFB. 27 October 2009. Archived from the original on 8 September 2009. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  6. ^ a b c "VfL Bochum". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  7. ^ a b c "SpVgg Unterhaching". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Herrlich geht, Schromm übernimmt" (in German). kicker.de. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
  9. ^ "Heiko Herrlich neuer U17-Coach" (in German). FC Bayern Munich. 21 June 2013. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  10. ^ "FCB stellt 'wichtige Weichen für die Zukunft'" [FCB 'paves the way for the future']. FC Bayern Munich (in German). 9 June 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  11. ^ a b "Jahn Regensburg". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Heiko Herrlich Übernimmt!" [Heiko Herrlich takes over!]. SSV Jahn Regensburg (in German). 20 December 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  13. ^ "Herrlich – Bayer 04 hat neuen Cheftrainer" (in German). bayer04.de. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.[permanent dead link]
  14. ^ "Herrlich muss gehen, Bosz unterschreibt bis 2020". kicker.de (in German). 23 December 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  15. ^ "FCA präsentiert Schmidt-Nachfolger: Herrlich übernimmt" [FCA presents Schmidt-successor: Herrlich takes over]. kicker.de (in German). kicker. 10 March 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  16. ^ "Heiko Herrlich " Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  17. ^ a b c "Heiko Herrlich". fussballdaten.de (in German). Retrieved 8 January 2016.

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