Reiner Geye (born 22 November 1949 in Duisburg; died 8 August 2002 in Mainz) was a German football player.[2]

Reiner Geye
Personal information
Date of birth (1949-11-22)22 November 1949
Place of birth Duisburg, West Germany
Date of death 8 August 2002(2002-08-08) (aged 52)
Place of death Mainz, Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1977 Fortuna Düsseldorf 195 (66)
1977–1986 1. FC Kaiserslautern 290 (47)
Total 485 (113)
National team
1972–1974 West Germany 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

His career started with TuS Duisburg 48/99 and Eintracht Duisburg. Since 1968 he played for Fortuna Düsseldorf. From 1971 to 1986 he played in the erman Bundesliga for Fortuna Düsseldorf and 1. FC Kaiserslautern in 485 matches, in which he scored 113 goals.[3]

He also won four caps for West Germany (one goal) in the 1970s.[4]

Later on, he became vice-President and manager (until 1996) of 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

He died due to liver-illness.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rainer Geye". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Geye, Reiner" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
  3. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (2 September 2015). "Reiner Geye - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  4. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (2 September 2015). "Reiner Geye - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2 September 2015.

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