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Wolfgang Frank

Wolfgang Frank
Personal information
Full nameWolfgang Frank
Date of birth(1951-02-21)21 February 1951
Place of birthReichenbach an der Fils, West Germany
Date of death7 September 2013(2013-09-07) (aged 62)
Place of deathMainz, Germany
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing positionStriker
Youth career
TSV Schlierbach
Senior career*
0000–1971VfL Kirchheim/Teck
1971–1973VfB Stuttgart55(23)
1973–1974AZ Alkmaar22(4)
1974–1977Eintracht Braunschweig106(52)
1977–1980Borussia Dortmund34(10)
1980–19821. FC Nürnberg20(4)
1982–1984FSV Bad Windsheim
National team
1972–1977West Germany B6(3)
Teams managed
1984–1988FC Glarus
1989–1990FC Aarau
1991–1992FC Wettingen
1992–1993FC Winterthur
1994–1995Rot-Weiss Essen
1995–19971. FSV Mainz 05
1997–1998FK Austria Wien
1998–20001. FSV Mainz 05
2000MSV Duisburg
2002–2004SpVgg Unterhaching
2004–2005FC Sachsen Leipzig
2005–2006FC Farul Constanţa
2006–2007Kickers Offenbach
2008Wuppertaler SV Borussia
2008–2009SV Wehen Wiesbaden
2010–2011FC Carl Zeiss Jena
2011–2012K.A.S. Eupen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Wolfgang Frank (21 February 1951 – 7 September 2013) was a German football manager and player.[1][2]

Frank was born in Reichenbach an der Fils, and made a total of 215 appearances in the Bundesliga during his playing career, scoring 89 goals. For the Germany national football B team, he scored three goals in six games.

As a manager, Frank was at the helm of 16 different clubs and led Rot-Weiss Essen to the 1994 DFB-Pokal final, only to lose 3–1 to SV Werder Bremen at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

Frank died in Mainz, aged 62.


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