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|Full name||Holger Osieck|
|Date of birth||31 August 1948|
|Place of birth||Duisburg, West Germany|
|1958–1965||FC Schalke 04|
|1972–1976||1. FC Mülheim||55||(11)|
|1976||1. FC Bocholt|
|1979–1987||West Germany (youth)|
|1987–1990||West Germany (assistant)|
|1990||FC Schalke 04 (youth)|
|1990–1991||Olympique Marseille (assistant)|
|1995–1996||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|2007–2008||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Holger Osieck (born 31 August 1948) is a German football manager who last managed the Australian national association football team.Prior to the Australian role, he most recently managed J. League club Urawa Red Diamonds, where he won the 2007 AFC Champions League. He served as an assistant coach of the West Germany national football team when they won the 1990 FIFA World Cup. He also led Canada in winning the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
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With Bochum, he started on 1 July 1991.His first match was a 2–2 draw against 1. FC Köln. Bochum finished the 1991–92 season in 15th place and were eliminated in the second round of the German Cup. Bochum started the 1992–93 season with a 2–2 draw against Borussia Dortmund. Osieck left Bochum on 2 November 1992 and had his last match on 31 October 1992, a 3–1 loss to 1. FC Kaiserslautern. Bochum were in last place when Osieck left the club.
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Osieck was manager of Urawa Red Diamonds between 1 January 1995 and 31 December 1996.The Red Diamonds finished the season in third place and got to the quarter-finals of the Emperor's Cup. During the 1996 season, the Red Diamonds got to the semi-finals of the Emperor's Cup and were eliminated in the group stage of the League Cup.
Statistics of Emperor's Cup in the 1995 season.
1996 Urawa Red Diamonds season
Osieck was manager of Kocaelispor from 1 January 1997 to 30 June 1998.His first match was a 1–1 draw against Gaziantepspor on 18 January 1997. Kocaelispor finished the season in seventh place. They also won the Turkish Cup. In the 1997–98 season, Kocaelispor participated in the Cup Winners' Cup, where they were knocked out in the second round. Kocaelispor finished the season in 10th place. They were knocked out of the Turkish Cup in the semi-finals.
Osieck landed the job of manager of the Canadian men's national soccer team in September 1998.His first match didn't come until 1999 when Canada played to a 1–1 draw against Northern Ireland. His first two wins came against Guatemala when Canada won 1–0 on 28 May 1999 and 2–0 on 1 June 1999. In 2000, Canada participated in qualifying for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Canada eliminated Cuba. However, Canada finished third behind Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico and were eliminated from the tournament. Under Osieck, Canada won the 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup, earning the nickname "Holger's Heroes," a reference to the television show Hogan's Heroes. They defeated Colombia in the final. In 2001, Canada participated in the Confederations Cup. In the Confederations Cup, Canada lost to Japan and Cameroon and drew Brazil 0–0. Canada finished in last place in Group B. In 2002, Canada participated in the Gold Cup where Canada defeated South Korea in the third place match. Osieck resigned in September 2003. His final match was a 2–0 loss to Cuba in the 2003.
He worked for FIFA between 2004 and 2006 as chief of their technical department. In 2007, he again became the manager of Urawaand led the club to win the 2007 AFC Champions League. Under Osieck, Urawa finished third in the 2007 FIFA Club World Cup. However, he was fired by Urawa on 16 March 2008, after a poor start to the 2008 season. Urawa were in 17th place when Osieck was sacked.
On 11 August 2010, Osieck was named as the head coach of the Australia,replacing Pim Verbeek, who stepped down as Australia's coach after the 2010 FIFA World Cup. This role also involves actively assisting youth development. His first game as Australia's coach was against Switzerland, with Australia drawing 0–0. His first win as Australia's coach was a 2–1 win against Poland. Australia then proceeded to defeat Paraguay 1–0, before suffering a 3–0 loss to Egypt in Cairo.
In January 2011, he led the team to the final of the AFC Asian Cup, before an extra-time loss to Japan 1–0, with Australia conceding just two goals for the entire tournament.Osieck was widely praised for an otherwise outstanding campaign that included a victory over defending champions Iraq in the quarter-finals, and an amazing 6–0 defeat of Uzbekistan in the semi-finals.
On 30 March 2011, Osieck lead Australia to a shock 2–1 victory over his home country Germany in an international friendly match at Mönchengladbach. Australia were without their top goal scorer Tim Cahill but managed to score two goals in quick succession midway through the second half with Germany playing a weakened side with coach Joachim Löw playing a younger squad. Australia remained to be the only team to defeat Germany at home or away in 2011. Out of 17 games played in 2011, Australia achieved 12 wins, three draws and two losses.
In 2013, in World Cup qualifying, Australia defeated Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
On 18 June 2013, Osieck precipitated a bout of conniptions from Australian talisman Tim Cahill and enraged Australian fans by substituting him in the 78th minute of the 2014 World Cup Qualifier against Iraq.His decision was to be vindicated, however, with the tactical substitution of Joshua Kennedy scoring the decisive goal in the 83rd minute and hoisting Australia to a third successive World Cup berth.
On 12 October 2013, after two consecutive 6–0 defeats in friendly matches against Brazil and France,Osieck's contract was terminated with the FFA.
|1||3 September 2010||St. Gallen, Switzerland||0–0||Friendly|
|2||7 September 2010||Kraków, Poland||2–1||Brett Holman & Luke Wilkshire (P)||Friendly|
|3||9 October 2010||Sydney, Australia||1–0||David Carney||Friendly|
|4||17 November 2010||Cairo, Egypt||0–3||Friendly|
|5||5 January 2011||Al Ain, United Arab Emirates||0–0||Friendly|
|6||10 January 2011||Doha, Qatar||4–0||Tim Cahill (2), Harry Kewell & Brett Holman||2011 AFC Asian Cup|
|7||14 January 2011||Doha, Qatar||1–1||Mile Jedinak||2011 AFC Asian Cup|
|8||18 January 2011||Doha, Qatar||1–0||Mile Jedinak||2011 AFC Asian Cup|
|9||22 January 2011||Doha, Qatar||1–0||Harry Kewell||2011 AFC Asian Cup|
|10||25 January 2011||Doha, Qatar||6–0||Harry Kewell, Saša Ognenovski, David Carney, Brett Emerton, Carl Valeri & Robbie Kruse||2011 AFC Asian Cup|
|11||29 January 2011||Doha, Qatar||0–1||2011 AFC Asian Cup|
|12||29 March 2011||Mönchengladbach, Germany||2–1||David Carney & Luke Wilkshire (P)||Friendly|
|13||5 June 2011||Adelaide, Australia||3-0||Joshua Kennedy (2) & James Troisi (P)||Friendly|
|14||7 June 2011||Melbourne, Australia||0–0||Friendly|
|15||10 August 2011||Cardiff, Wales||2–1||Tim Cahill & Robbie Kruse||Friendly|
|16||2 September 2011||Brisbane, Australia||2–1||Joshua Kennedy & Alex Brosque||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|17||6 September 2011||Dammam, Saudi Arabia||3–1||Joshua Kennedy (2) & Luke Wilkshire (P)||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|18||7 October 2011||Canberra, Australia||5–0||Luke Wilkshire, Joshua Kennedy (2) & Alex Brosque (2)||Friendly|
|19||11 October 2011||Sydney, Australia||3–0||Brett Holman, Joshua Kennedy & Mile Jedinak||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|20||11 November 2011||Muscat, Oman||0–1||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|21||15 November 2011||Bangkok, Thailand||1–0||Brett Holman||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|22||29 February 2012||Melbourne, Australia||4–2||Alex Brosque (2), Harry Kewell & Brett Emerton||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|23||2 June 2012||Copenhagen, Denmark||0–2||Friendly|
|24||8 June 2012||Muscat, Oman||0–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|25||12 June 2012||Brisbane, Australia||1–1||Luke Wilkshire (P)||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|26||16 August 2012||Edinburgh, Scotland||1–3||Mark Bresciano||Friendly|
|27||7 September 2012||Sidon, Lebanon||3–0||Tim Cahill, Matt McKay & Archie Thompson||Friendly|
|28||12 September 2012||Amman, Jordan||0–1||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|29||16 October 2012||Doha, Qatar||2–1||Tim Cahill & Archie Thompson||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|30||14 November 2012||Hwaseong, South Korea||2–1||Nikita Rukavytsya & Robert Cornthwaite||Friendly|
|31||3 December 2012||Hong Kong||1–0||Brett Emerton||EAFF East Asian Cup qualification|
|32||5 December 2012||Hong Kong||1-1||Archie Thompson||EAFF East Asian Cup qualification|
|33||7 December 2012||Hong Kong||9–0||Aaron Mooy, Eli Babalj, Michael Marrone, Archie Thompson (3)(Px1), Mark Milligan & Richard Garcia||EAFF East Asian Cup qualification|
|34||9 December 2012||Hong Kong||8–0||Richard Garcia, Robert Cornthwaite, Adam Taggart (2), Aziz Behich (2), Aaron Mooy & Yang Chao-hsun (o.g.)||EAFF East Asian Cup qualification|
|35||6 February 2013||Marbella, Spain||2–3||Luke Wilkshire (P) & Robert Cornthwaite||Friendly|
|36||26 March 2013||Sydney, Australia||2–2||Tim Cahill & Brett Holman||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|37||4 June 2013||Saitama, Japan||1–1||Tommy Oar||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|38||11 June 2013||Melbourne, Australia||4–0||Mark Bresciano, Tim Cahill, Robbie Kruse & Lucas Neill||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|39||18 June 2013||Sydney, Australia||1–0||Joshua Kennedy||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|40||20 July 2013||Seoul, South Korea||0–0||2013 EAFF East Asian Cup|
|41||25 July 2013||Hwaseong, South Korea||2–3||Mitchell Duke & Tomi Juric||2013 EAFF East Asian Cup|
|42||28 July 2013||Seoul, South Korea||3–4||Aaron Mooy, Adam Taggart & Mitchell Duke||2013 EAFF East Asian Cup|
|43||8 September 2013||Brasília, Brazil||0–6||Friendly|
|44||12 October 2013||Paris, France||0–6||Friendly|
|Bochum||1 July 1991||2 November 1992||53||12||17||24||27||79||−52||22.64|
|Fenerbahçe||1 July 1993||18 December 1994||53||33||10||10||121||57||+64||62.26|
|Urawa Red Diamonds||1 January 1995||31 December 1996||71||40||2||29||112||82||+30||56.34|
|Kocaelispor||1 January 1997||30 June 1998||67||23||21||23||80||76||+4||34.33|
|Canada||30 September 1998||2 September 2003||43||17||10||16||39||49||−10||39.53|
|Urawa Red Diamonds||1 January 2007||15 March 2008||53||26||18||9||80||52||+28||49.06|
|Australia||11 August 2010||12 October 2013||44||23||10||11||85||49||+36||52.27|
|Urawa Red Diamonds||1995||J1 League||26||15||0||11||41||34||57.69||3rd||Q.F.||—||—|
|Urawa Red Diamonds||2007||J1 League||34||20||10||4||55||28||58.82||2nd||W||W|
|Competition(s)||M||W||D||L||GF||GA||Win %||M||W||D||L||GF||GA||Win %|
|2000|| World Cup qualifying |
|2011|| World Cup qualifying |
|2012||World Cup qualifying||5||2||2||1||8||6||40.00||8||5||1||2||25||7||62.50|
|2013||World Cup qualifying||4||2||2||0||8||3||50.00||6||0||1||5||7||22||0.00|
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