René Lange

René Lange (born 22 November 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays as a defender or midfielder for FSV Zwickau.[1]

René Lange
Personal information
Full name René Lange
Date of birth (1988-11-22) 22 November 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth Teterow, East Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Defender, midfielder
Club information
Current team
FSV Zwickau
Number 20
Youth career
1994–2000 Gnoiener SV
2000–2003 FC Tollense Neubrandenburg
2003–2009 Hansa Rostock
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Hansa Rostock II 123 (5)
2009–2011 Hansa Rostock 6 (0)
2013–2015 1. FC Magdeburg 41 (2)
2015– FSV Zwickau 126 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2019

CareerEdit

Lange was born in Teterow, East Germany.

Hansa RostockEdit

In July 2009, Lange signed a professional contract with the club.[2] He made his competitive debut for the senior team on 27 September 2009 in a 4–0 home victory over Greuther Fürth. He was subbed on for Fin Bartels in the 80th minute.[3]

1. FC MagdeburgEdit

In July 2013, Lange moved to then Regionalliga club 1. FC Magdeburg on a two-year deal.[4] He made his competitive debut for the club on 3 August 2013 in a 1–0 home defeat to Energie Cottbus in the DFB-Pokal.[5] Just eight days later, he made his first league appearance for the club in a 3–1 away defeat to Berliner AK 07.[6] He scored his first competitive goal for the club on 23 March 2014 in a 6–0 home victory over Optik Rathenow. His goal, scored in the 65th minute, made the score 5–0 to Magdeburg.[7]

FSV ZwickauEdit

In July 2015, Lange joined FSV Zwickau on a free transfer. He made his competitive debut for the club on 24 July 2015 in a 3–0 away victory over Berliner FC Dynamo.[8] He scored his first competitive goal for the club on 20 September 2015 in a 3–2 home victory over TSG Neustrelitz. His goal, scored in the 48th minute, made the score 1–0 to Zwickau.[9] During Zwickau's match against Energie Cottbus on 6 October 2018, Lange tore a muscle in his adductor region, ruling him out for six weeks.[10] On 12 October 2018, Lange signed a two-year contract extension with the club.[11][12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lange, René". kicker online (in German). Olympia Verlag. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
  2. ^ "René Lange erhält Lizenzspielervertrag". fc-hansa.de (in German). 29 July 2009. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Hansa Rostock vs. Greuther Furth – 27 September 2009 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Außenverteidiger Rene Lange wechselt zum 1. FC Magdeburg". 1.fc-magdeburg.de (in German). Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Magdeburg vs. Energie Cottbus – 3 August 2013 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Berliner AK vs. Magdeburg – 11 August 2013 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Magdeburg vs. Optik Rathenow – 23 March 2014 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Berliner FC Dynamo vs. Zwickau – 24 July 2015 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Zwickau vs. Neustrelitz – 20 September 2015 – Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Verteidiger Lange wird FSV Zwickau wochenlang fehlen". welt.de (in German). 10 October 2018. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Lange bleibt länger". fsv-zwickau.de (in German). Retrieved 12 November 2018.
  12. ^ "FSV Zwickau: René Lange verlängert". liga-drei.de (in German). 18 October 2018. Retrieved 12 November 2018.

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