Walter Nausch (5 February 1907 – 11 July 1957) was an Austrian footballer, who later became a football manager. The captain of legendary Austrian "Wunderteam", Nausch was a very versatile player who played in almost all positions on the pitch but was mainly a left wing half. He was known for his great physical condition, versatility, and tactical awareness.
Walter Nausch(right) Austria-England Eddie Hapgood (left) (1936)
|Date of birth||5 February 1907|
|Place of birth||Vienna, Austria|
|Date of death||11 July 1957(aged 50)|
|Place of death||Obertraun, Austria|
|1923–1925||SV Amateure Wien|
|1925–1929||Wiener Athletiksport Club|
|1940–1948||Young Fellows Zürich|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Nausch was chosen in Austria's Team of the Century in 2001.
Nausch died of a heart attack in the morning on 11 July 1957 in Obertraun (Upper Austria), where he did spend in the so-called "Sportschule" (a training centre for football). See also "Arbeiterzeitung Wien/Vienna" from July 12, 1957, page 8).
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