Thomas Rohrbach

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Thomas Rohrbach
Personal information
Full nameThomas Rohrbach
Date of birth (1949-04-04) 4 April 1949 (age 69)
Place of birth Bad Hersfeld, Germany [1]
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
1968–1970 RSV Göttingen 05
1970–1975 Eintracht Frankfurt 134 (16)
1975–1978 Ethnikos Piraeus 72 (11)
1978–1980 Olympiacos 10 (0)
1980–1981 SSV Ulm 1846 28 (7)
1981–1985 Hessen Bad Hersfeld
1985 Rhein-Main
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thomas Rohrbach (born 4 April 1949) is a retired footballer who played as a midfielder during the 1970s and 1980s. [2]

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Rohrbach played for Eintracht Frankfurt in the German first division between 1970 and 1975, winning the German Cup twice. He moved to Greece in the summer of 1975 and played for Ethnikos Piraeus F.C. from 1975 until 1978 and for Olympiacos F.C. from 1978 to 1980. [3]

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After the 1980 season, Rohrbach returned to Germany where he played for SSV Ulm 1846 in the German second division, and would end his career with lower league clubs Hessen Bad Hersfeld and FC Rhein-Main.

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  2. "Rohrbach, Thomas" (in German). Retrieved 8 October 2011.
  3. Mastrogiannopoulos, Alexander (11 May 2005). "Foreign Players in Greece since 1959/60". RSSSF . Retrieved 8 October 2011. is a German language website which predominantly collects comprehensive statistics on the top five tiers of German football.