René Schneider (footballer)

René Schneider (born 1 February 1973) is a German former footballer who played as a defender.

René Schneider
Personal information
Date of birth (1973-02-01) 1 February 1973 (age 47)
Place of birth Schwerin, East Germany
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
Motor Schwerin
ISG Schwerin
1. FC Magdeburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1993 1. FC Magdeburg 58 (4)
1993–1994 BSV Brandenburg 23 (5)
1994–1996 FC Hansa Rostock 62 (12)
1996–1999 Borussia Dortmund 11 (3)
1999–2001 FC Hansa Rostock 11 (1)
2001–2002 Hamburger SV 0 (0)
2002–2004 VfL Osnabrück 3 (0)
2004–2007 SV Warnemünde
National team
1995–1996 Germany U-21 8 (1)
1995–1996 Germany 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Schneider played mostly for Hansa Rostock and Borussia Dortmund.[2] During his time at Dortmund he gained a Champions League medal in 1997, making one appearance en route to the final. This came against Auxerre in the quarterfinal first leg, a game in which he also scored.[3] He was, however, left off of the squad for the final altogether.

International careerEdit

At international level, Schneider played one match for Germany national team in 1995 against South Africa[4] and was a unused squad member of the team that won the 1996 UEFA European Championship.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "René Schneider". kicker.de (in German). Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (30 January 2020). "René Schneider - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  3. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (16 December 2003). "The UEFA Champions League 1996/97 - BV Borussia 09 Dortmund (GER)". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  4. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (30 January 2020). "René Schneider - International Appearances". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 31 January 2020.

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