Thomas Richter (footballer, born 1980)

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Thomas Richter
Personal information
Full name Thomas Richter
Date of birth (1980-08-19) 19 August 1980 (age 41)
Place of birth Görlitz, East Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1988–1990 MBB SG Augsburg
1990–1995 TSV Schwaben Augsburg
1995–2000 FC Augsburg
Senior career*
2000–2003 Borussia Mönchengladbach II 41 (0)
2003–2005 SV Elversberg 68 (0)
2005–2006 SV Darmstadt 98 30 (0)
2006–2007 Sportfreunde Siegen 34 (0)
2007–2009 SV Wehen Wiesbaden [1] 26 (0)
2009–2010 Mpumalanga Black Aces [2] 5 (0)
2010–2011 FC Homburg 33 (0)
National team
1998 Germany U-18 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Richter (born 19 August 1980 in Görlitz, East Germany [3] ) is a former German football goalkeeper.


He made his debut on the professional league level in the 2. Bundesliga for SV Wehen Wiesbaden on 23 September 2007 when he started in a game against FC Carl Zeiss Jena. Richter left the club on 30 June 2009 and signed as a free agent with South African club Mpumalanga Black Aces. [4]

Richter is the second German born goalkeeper who played in South Africa after Lutz Pfannenstiel (1998 for Orlando Pirates). [5]

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  1. "Thomas Richter" (in German). Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  2. "Thomas Richter". Archived from the original on 4 October 2011.
  3. "Thomas Richter". Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  4. "Aces strengthen its last line of defence". Mpumalanga Black Aces. Archived from the original on 17 February 2012.
  5. Putsch, Christian (14 September 2009). "Thomas Richter sucht Südafrikas Fußballseele" (in German). Retrieved 28 April 2013.