Thomas Riedl

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Thomas Riedl
Personal information
Date of birth (1976-06-18) 18 June 1976 (age 47)
Place of birth Kaiserslautern, West Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Youth career
Phönix Otterbach
1. FC Kaiserslautern
Senior career*
1994–1999 1. FC Kaiserslautern 70 (6)
1999–2001 1860 Munich 35 (1)
2001–2006 1. FC Kaiserslautern 108 (3)
2006–2010 SK Austria Kärnten 69 (0)
2009SAK Klagenfurt (loan) 6 (0)
2010–2011 Eintracht Trier
2011 SC Idar-Oberstein
2011–2012 FK Pirmasens
International career
1996 Germany U-21 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Thomas Riedl (born 18 June 1976) is a German former footballer who played as a defensive midfielder. [1] He is the son of Hannes Riedl, who played for 1. FC Kaiserslautern in the 1970s. [2]


Riedl is a youth exponent of hometown club 1. FC Kaiserslautern. At Kaiserslautern, he played from 1994 to 1999, winning the 1997–98 Bundesliga and the 1995–96 DFB-Pokal. Following a two-year stint at TSV 1860 Munich, he re-joined Kaiserlautern in 2001 before the club in 2006 for Austrian side SK Austria Kärnten where remained for four years and spent a half-season on loan at SAK Klagenfurt in 2009. Towards the end of his career, he returned to Germany playing for lower league clubs Eintracht Trier, SC Idar-Oberstein, and FK Pirmasens.

At international level, Riedl earned one cap playing for the Germany U-21 team.


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  1. "Riedl, Thomas" (in German). Retrieved 30 April 2013.
  2. "Früherer Armine Hannes Riedl gestorben" (in German). 21 August 2010. Retrieved 30 April 2013.