Wolfgang Dremmler

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Wolfgang Dremmler
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Wolfgang Dremmler in Munich in 2012
Personal information
Full nameWolfgang Dremmler
Date of birth (1954-07-12) 12 July 1954 (age 64)
Place of birth Salzgitter, West Germany
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Youth career
1961–1968 TSV Watenstedt
1968–1970 TSV Hallendorf
1970–1973 Union Salzgitter
Senior career*
1973–1979 Eintracht Braunschweig 138 (9)
1979–1986 FC Bayern Munich 172 (6)
National team
1975–1981 West Germany B 3 (0)
1981–1984 West Germany 27 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Wolfgang Dremmler (born 12 July 1954 in Salzgitter) is a German former footballer who played as a midfielder.

Salzgitter Place in Lower Saxony, Germany

Salzgitter is an independent city in southeast Lower Saxony, Germany, located between Hildesheim and Braunschweig. Together with Wolfsburg and Braunschweig, Salzgitter is one of the seven Oberzentren of Lower Saxony. With 101,079 inhabitants and 223.92 square kilometres (86.46 sq mi), its area is the largest in Lower Saxony and one of the largest in Germany. Salzgitter originated as a conglomeration of several small towns and villages, and is today made up of 31 boroughs, which are relatively compact conurbations with wide stretches of open country between them. The main shopping street of the young city is in the borough of Lebenstedt, and the central business district is in the borough of Salzgitter-Bad. The city is connected to the Mittellandkanal and the Elbe Lateral Canal by a distributary. The nearest metropolises are Braunschweig, about 23 kilometres to the northeast, and Hanover, about 51 km to the northwest. The population of the City of Salzgitter has exceeded 100,000 inhabitants since its foundation in 1942, when it was still called Watenstedt-Salzgitter. Beside Wolfsburg, Leverkusen and Eisenhüttenstadt, Salzgitter is therefore one of the few cities in Germany founded during the 20th century.

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Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield.


A trained metalworker, Dremmler was part of the West Germany team that reached the 1982 FIFA World Cup final against Italy at Santiago Bernabéu. [1] Altogether he played in 310 Bundesliga matches (15 goals) for Eintracht Braunschweig and FC Bayern Munich, [2] the club he joined in 1979 at the recommendation of Paul Breitner to win four Bundesliga and three German Cup trophies until his retirement due to a knee-injury in 1986. For West Germany he debuted on 7 January 1981 in a game against Brazil. In total he won 27 caps (three goals) for his country. [3]

Metalsmith craftsman fashioning tools or works of art out of various metals

A metalsmith or simply smith is a craftsman fashioning useful items out of various metals. Smithing is one of the oldest metalworking occupations. Shaping metal with a hammer (forging) is the archetypical component of smithing. Often the hammering is done while the metal is hot, having been heated in a forge. Smithing can also involve the other aspects of metalworking, such as refining metals from their ores, casting it into shapes (founding), and filing to shape and size.

1982 FIFA World Cup 1982 edition of the FIFA World Cup

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Santiago Bernabéu Stadium Real Madrids home ground

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Dremmler retired from coaching in football at the end of the 2016-17 season. Dremmler's last job was the director of Bayern's youth development center. [4]



FC Bayern Munich
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1981–82 European Cup football tournament

The 1981–82 season of the European Cup football club tournament was won for the only time by Aston Villa in the final against Bayern Munich. The final is remembered mainly for the performance of young stand-in goalkeeper Nigel Spink who made a host of saves from the experienced Bayern players. Villa's winning goal came from Peter Withe who converted Tony Morley's cross in off the post. It was the sixth consecutive year that an English club won the competition.

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West Germany

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  1. Wolfgang Dremmler FIFA competition record
  2. Arnhold, Matthias (22 September 2016). "Wolfgang Dremmler - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". RSSSF . Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  3. Arnhold, Matthias (22 September 2016). "Wolfgang Dremmler - International Appearances". RSSSF . Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  4. "Hermann Gerland and Jochen Sauer to take the reins of Bayern Munich's new Youth Center". bavarianfootballworks.com. Retrieved 4 July 2018.

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