Richard Schneider

Richard Schneider (16 December 1919, Kaiserslautern – 28 April 1982) was a German football manager. He was in charge of 1. FC Kaiserslautern during the 1950s, winning two German football championships with the club, and appearing in two further finals as runners-up.

Richard Schneider
Personal information
Date of birth (1919-12-16)16 December 1919
Place of birth Kaiserslautern, Germany
Date of death 28 April 1982(1982-04-28) (aged 62)
Managerial career
Years Team
1950–1961 1. FC Kaiserslautern
1961–1966 Preußen Münster
1966–1969 SSV Reutlingen
1969 Preußen Münster

Schneider left Kaiserslautern in 1961 and became the manager at Preußen Münster.[1] He managed the club during the inaugural 1963–64 Bundesliga season, but could not prevent the club from being relegated to the Regionalliga divisions. He went on to manage SSV Reutlingen before briefly returning to Preußen Münster for a second spell.

HonoursEdit

  • German football championship: 1951, 1953

LiteratureEdit

  • Günter Rohrbacher-List: 1. FC Kaiserslautern. Der Berg, das Land und der Ball. Verlag Die Werkstatt, Göttingen 1995, ISBN 3-89533-125-2. (german)
  • Jürgen Bitter: Die Meistermacher. wero press, Pfaffenweiler 2004, ISBN 3-937588-02-7. (german)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Richard Schneider" (in German). Fussballdaten. Retrieved 8 August 2011.

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