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Jan Furtok (born 9 March 1962) is a retired Polish football player and a notable striker of GKS Katowice.[1]

Jan Furtok
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-03-09) 9 March 1962 (age 57)
Place of birth Katowice, Poland
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1976–1977 MK Górnik Katowice
1977–1978 GKS Katowice
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1988 GKS Katowice 169 (77)
1988–1993 Hamburger SV 135 (51)
1993–1995 Eintracht Frankfurt 53 (9)
1995–1998 GKS Katowice 40 (8)
Total 397 (145)
National team
1984–1994 Poland 36 (10)
Teams managed
2005 GKS Katowice
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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CareerEdit

Born in Katowice, Furtok played for a few clubs, including GKS Katowice (Polish cup winner in 1986) and Hamburger SV and Eintracht Frankfurt, both in (West) Germany.[2]

Jan Furtok played for Polish national team, for which he played 36 matches and scored 10 goals.[3] He was a participant at the 1986 FIFA World Cup. His goal scored by hand rescued Poland from humiliating goalless home draw against San Marino in 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Jan Furtok is now the President of Foundation "Young GieKSa" football club.

HonoursEdit

International goalsEdit

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 December 1985 Altay Alsancak Stadium, İzmir, Turkey   Turkey
1–0
1–1
Friendly
2. 18 March 1987 Municipal Stadium, Rybnik, Poland   Finland
3–1
3–1
3. 24 March 1987 Olympic Stadium, Wrocław, Poland   Norway
1–0
4–1
4. 24 August 1988 City Stadium, Białystok, Poland   Bulgaria
2–0
3–2
5. 21 September 1988 Stadion der Freundschaft, Cottbus, East Germany   East Germany
1–1
2–1
6.
2–1
7. 2 May 1989 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, Norway   Norway
1–0
3–0
8.
2–0
9. 16 October 1991 Stadion Miejski, Poznań, Poland   Republic of Ireland
2–3
3–3
UEFA Euro 1992 qualifying
10. 28 April 1993 Stadion Widzewa, Łódź, Poland   San Marino
1–0
1–0
1994 FIFA World Cup qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Furtok, Jan" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (25 August 2016). "Jan Furtok - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  3. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (25 August 2016). "Jan Furtok - International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 8 September 2016.

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