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Sigfried Held
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Held in 2005
Personal information
Date of birth (1942-08-07) 7 August 1942 (age 81)
Place of birth Freudenthal, Nazi Germany
Height 1.80 m
Playing position Attacking midfielder, forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1965 Kickers Offenbach 23 (8)
1965–1971 Borussia Dortmund 183 (41)
1971–1977 Kickers Offenbach 204 (35)
1977–1979 Borussia Dortmund 47 (3)
1979 Preußen Münster 11 (1)
1979–1981 Bayer Uerdingen 59 (3)
Total 527 (91)
National team
1966–1973 West Germany 41 (5)
Teams managed
1981–1983 Schalke 04
1984 FC Remscheid
1985 Teutonia Ickern
1986–1989 Iceland
1989–1990 Galatasaray
1991–1993 Admira Wacker
1993–1995 Dynamo Dresden
1995 Gamba Osaka
1996–1998 VfB Leipzig
2001–2003 Malta
2004 Thailand
Honours
Men's football
Representing  West Germany
FIFA World Cup
Runner-up 1966 England
Third 1970 Mexico
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Sigfried "Siggi" Held (born 7 August 1942) is a German former football player and coach. He played as an attacking midfielder or forward.

Career

Born in Freudenthal, Sudetenland (now Czech Republic), Held's first football club was Kickers Offenbach. In 1965 he became a player in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund. During his career he played 442 games (72 goals) in the Bundesliga, for Dortmund, Offenbach and Bayer 05 Uerdingen. He also made 41 appearances for the West Germany national team, including the final of the 1966 World Cup.

After his retirement as a professional player in 1981 he became a football coach – 1982–83 for FC Schalke 04, 1986–89 for the Iceland national team, 1989–90 for Galatasaray, 1991–93 for Admira Wacker Wien, 1993–95 for Dynamo Dresden, 1995 for Gamba Osaka and 1996–98 for VfB Leipzig.

2001–2003 he was coach for the Malta national team. In 2004, he became coach for the Thailand national team, but was suspended after only five months. As of February 2009, he works as fan relations supervisor with Borussia Dortmund.

Managerial statistics

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
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Honours

Player

Borussia Dortmund

West Germany

See also

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