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Marco Stiepermann (born 9 February 1991) is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Norwich City.[2][3]

Marco Stiepermann
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Stiepermann with Energie Cottbus in 2013
Personal information
Full name Marco Stiepermann[1]
Date of birth (1991-02-09) 9 February 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Dortmund, Germany
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Norwich City
Number 18
Youth career
1998–2010 Borussia Dortmund
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Borussia Dortmund II 33 (4)
2009–2012 Borussia Dortmund 7 (1)
2011–2012Alemannia Aachen (loan) 21 (2)
2011–2012Alemannia Aachen II (loan) 8 (0)
2012–2014 Energie Cottbus 56 (7)
2013Energie Cottbus II 2 (1)
2014–2016 SpVgg Greuther Fürth 61 (9)
2015SpVgg Greuther Fürth II 1 (1)
2016–2017 VfL Bochum 31 (1)
2017– Norwich City 71 (10)
National team
2005–2006 Germany U15 5 (2)
2006–2007 Germany U16 11 (5)
2007–2008 Germany U17 11 (1)
2008–2009 Germany U18 12 (0)
2009–2010 Germany U19 11 (2)
2010–2011 Germany U20 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:14, 9 June 2019 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Borussia DortmundEdit

Stiepermann began his career 1998 in the youth of Borussia Dortmund and was in the 2008–09 season promoted to the reserve team.[4][5] He earned his first professional cap for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga against VfL Wolfsburg on 13 December 2009[6] and scored in the return match on 1 May 2010 his first Bundesliga goal against VfL Wolfsburg.[7]

Alemannia AachenEdit

On 24 May 2011, Stiepermann joined Alemannia Aachen on loan until the end of the 2011–12 season.

FC Energie CottbusEdit

On 29 May 2012, Stiepermann moved to Energie Cottbus, signed a contract until June 2015.[8] The transfer fee was believed to be €200,000.[9]

SpVgg Greuther FürthEdit

After Cottbus were relegated from the 2. Bundesliga at the end of the 2013–14 season, Stiepermann used a release clause to leave the club on a free transfer. He signed a three-year contract with fellow 2. Bundesliga club SpVgg Greuther Fürth.[10]

VfL BochumEdit

On 16 June 2016, Stiepermann joined the VfL Bochum.[11]

Norwich CityEdit

On 6 August 2017, Stiepermann joined Championship club Norwich City on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.[12]

In May 2019 he signed a new three-year contract with Norwich.[13]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 15 December 2018 [2][3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Borussia Dortmund II 2008–09 Regionalliga West 1 0 1 0
2009–10 3. Liga 7 0 7 0
2010–11 Regionalliga West 25 4 25 4
Total 33 4 33 4
Borussia Dortmund 2009–10 Bundesliga 3 1 0 0 3 1
2010–11 4 0 0 0 4 0
Total 7 1 0 0 7 1
Alemannia Aachen II 2011–12 NRW-Liga 8 0 8 0
Alemannia Aachen 2011–12 2. Bundesliga 21 2 1 0 22 2
FC Energie Cottbus II 2012–13 Regionalliga Nordost 2 1 2 1
FC Energie Cottbus 2012–13 2. Bundesliga 27 2 1 0 28 2
2013–14 29 5 2 0 31 5
Total 56 7 3 0 59 7
SpVgg Greuther Fürth II 2014–15 Regionalliga Bayern 1 1 1 1
SpVgg Greuther Fürth 2014–15 2. Bundesliga 31 4 2 0 33 4
2015–16 30 5 0 0 30 5
Total 61 9 2 0 63 9
VfL Bochum 2016–17 2. Bundesliga 31 1 1 1 32 1
Norwich City 2017–18[14] Championship 23 1 1 0 3 0 27 0
2018-19[15] 20 3 0 0 3 1 23 4
Total 43 4 1 0 6 1 50 5
Career total 263 30 8 1 6 1 274 32

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019/20 Premier League squads confirmed". Premier League. 3 September 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Marco Stiepermann" (in German). fussballdaten.de.
  3. ^ a b "Marco Stiepermann" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  4. ^ "BVB II: Marco Stiepermann im Interview" (in German). Münstersche Zeitung. 28 March 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Stiepermann, Marco" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  6. ^ "Zidan quirlig, Barrios abgezockt" (in German). kicker.de. 13 December 2009. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  7. ^ "Stiepermanns Premierentreffer ist zu wenig für den BVB" (in German). kicker.de. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  8. ^ "Cottbus holt Stiepermann von Meister Dortmund" (in German). Spox.de. 29 May 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
  9. ^ "Fataler Fehlstart von Borussias Millionentransfers" [Disastrous start by Borussia's multi-million transfers] (in German). welt.de. 21 August 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Greuther Fürth holt Stürmer Stiepermann aus Cottbus" [Greuther Fürth signs striker Stiepermann from Cottbus] (in German). sueddeutsche.de. 12 May 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  11. ^ "Doppelpack: VfL holt Stiepermann und Wurtz" (in German). VfL Bochum. 16 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Canaries Sign Marco Stiepermann". Norwich City F.C. 6 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Marco Stiepermann: Norwich City midfielder signs new deal". BBC Sport. 28 May 2019.
  14. ^ "Games played by Marco Stiepermann in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  15. ^ "Marco Stiepermann | Football Stats | Norwich City | Season 2018/2019 | Soccer Base". www.soccerbase.com. Retrieved 2018-12-16.
  16. ^ Anderson, John, ed. (2019). Football Yearbook 2019–2020. London: Headline Publishing Group. pp. 258–259. ISBN 978-1-4722-6111-3.