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Wolfgang Funkel (born 10 August 1958) is a German former footballer.

Wolfgang Funkel
Personal information
Full name Wolfgang Funkel
Date of birth (1958-08-10) 10 August 1958 (age 60)
Place of birth Neuss, West Germany
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
VfR Neuss
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1982 VfR Neuss
1982–1983 Viktoria Goch[1]
1983–1984 Rot-Weiß Oberhausen 37 (7)
1984–1991 Bayer Uerdingen 210 (31)
1991–1995 1. FC Kaiserslautern 95 (10)
Total 342 (48)
National team
1985–1986 West Germany U-21 7 (1)
1986 West Germany 2 (0)
1987–1988 West Germany Olympic 17 (2)
Teams managed
1996–1998 VfR Neuss
1998–2001 Rot-Weiß Oberhausen (assistant coach)
2001–2005 Hansa Rostock (assistant coach)
2005 Hansa Rostock (caretaker coach)
2005–2008 1. FC Kaiserslautern (assistant coach)
2007 1. FC Kaiserslautern (caretaker coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

The defender played over 300 matches in the (West) German top-flight.[2] In 1986 Funkel won two caps for the West German national team.[3]

He is the brother of Friedhelm Funkel.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Funkel, Wolfgang – Co-Trainer" (in German). roteteufel.de. Retrieved 25 April 2011.
  2. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (13 December 2018). "Wolfgang Funkel - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". RSSSF. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (13 December 2018). "Wolfgang Funkel - International Appearances". RSSSF. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Was macht eigentlich…Wolfgang Funkel (Unser Ex-Spieler im Interview)" (in German). kfc-uerdingen.de. Retrieved 25 April 2011.

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