Klaus Fichtel

Klaus Fichtel (born 19 November 1944 in Castrop-Rauxel, Province of Westphalia) is a German former international footballer who played as a defender.

Klaus Fichtel
Klaus Fichtel.jpeg
Fichtel in 2008
Personal information
Full name Klaus Fichtel
Date of birth (1944-11-19) 19 November 1944 (age 75)
Place of birth Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
Height 1.76
Playing position(s) Defender, sweeper
Youth career
0000–1965 Arminia Ickern
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1980 Schalke 04 437 (14)
1980–1984 Werder Bremen 117 (0)
1984–1988 Schalke 04 40 (0)
Total 594 (14)
National team
1967–1971 West Germany 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

He began his career with FC Schalke 04 and after four years with SV Werder Bremen he returned to Schalke. In total he played 552 games (14 goals) in the Bundesliga.[1] In addition, he played 42 times in the 2. Bundesliga in one of his four years with SV Werder Bremen.

Fichtel won 23 caps[2] in four years with West Germany in between 1967 and 1971, scoring one goal against Scotland in 1969. He was part of the West German squad at the 1970 FIFA World Cup, playing in five matches during the tournament.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

Ref.[4]

Club Season League Cup Europe League Cup Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Schalke 04 1965–66 Bundesliga 34 0 2 0 36 0
1966–67 34 0 3 0 37 0
1967–68 34 0 2 0 36 0
1968–69 29 0 5 0 34 0
1969–70 32 1 3 0 8 1 43 2
1970–71 29 1 5 0 34 1
1971–72 33 3 7 0 40 3
1972–73 18 1 3 0 6 0 7 0 34 1
1973–74 14 1 0 0 14 1
1974–75 29 1 2 0 31 1
1975–76 32 4 3 0 35 4
1976–77 34 0 5 1 6 1 45 2
1977–78 22 0 4 0 0 0 26 0
1978–79 34 2 3 0 37 2
1979–80 29 0 5 0 34 0
Total 437 14 52 1 20 2 7 0 516 17
Werder Bremen 1980–81 2. Bundesliga 42 0 5 1 47 1
1981–82 Bundesliga 34 0 5 0 39 0
1982–83 33 0 2 0 6 0 41 0
1983–84 8 0 2 0 0 0 10 0
Total 117 0 14 1 6 0 137 1
Schalke 04 1984–85 Bundesliga 13 0 0 0 13 0
1985–86 13 0 0 0 13 0
1986–87 3 0 0 0 3 0
1987–88 11 0 0 0 11 0
Total 40 0 0 0 40 0
Career total 594 14 66 2 26 2 7 0 693 18

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (2 September 2015). "Klaus Fichtel - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (2 September 2015). "Klaus Fichtel - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. ^ Klaus FichtelFIFA competition record
  4. ^ "Klaus Fichtel » Club matches". worldfootball.net.

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