Norbert Hofmann (footballer, born 1951)

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Norbert Hofmann
Personal information
Full nameNorbert Hofmann
Date of birth (1951-08-14) 14 August 1951 (age 66)
Place of birth Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Utility player
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
VfB Altenhausen
VfB Coburg
0000–1974 FC Bayreuth
1974–1979 SpVgg Bayreuth 170 (12)
1979–1984 FC Bayer 05 Uerdingen 142 (33)
1984–1990 TSV Ebermannstadt
Teams managed
1984–1990 TSV Ebermannstadt
1991–1993 SC 08 Bamberg
1993–1995 SpVgg Bayreuth
1996–1999 SpVgg Jahn Forchheim
1999–2001 1. SC Feucht
2003–2008 1. FC Sand
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Norbert Hofmann (born 14 August 1951) is a German football manager and former player. [1]

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Hofmann made 74 appearances in the Bundesliga and a further 238 in the 2. Bundesliga during his playing career.

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References

  1. "Hofmann, Norbert" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 12 February 2012.