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Full name  Klaus Augenthaler
Name  Klaus Augenthaler
Date joined  1976
1975–1976  Bayern Munich
Weight  78 kg

1964–1975  FC Vilshofen
Height  1.82 m
Role  Football player
Position  Defender, Sweeper
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Date of birth  (1957-09-26) 26 September 1957 (age 58)
Place of birth  Furstenzell, West Germany
Similar People  Andreas Brehme, Pierre Littbarski, Guido Buchwald, Thomas Berthold, Jurgen Kohler

Playing position  Sweeper/Defender

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Klaus "Auge" Augenthaler (born 26 September 1957 in Fürstenzell, near Passau in Bavaria, West Germany) is a former German football player and now manager. A former defender, in his 15-year club career with FC Bayern Munich, he won seven Bundesliga titles. He also represented the West Germany national team, winning the FIFA World Cup in 1990.

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In 2005, he was named as a member of the greatest Bayern Munich XI in the club's history.

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Playing years

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Augenthaler played generally in the position of central defender or, especially in the later part of his career, libero. In his years with Bayern Munich he won the Bundesliga title seven times and the DFB-Pokal three times. In the European Cup he was runner-up in 1982, vs. Aston Villa (0–1) and again in 1987, although he missed the final due to suspension, when Bayern lost 2–1 to FC Porto.

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From 1984 until the end of his career as player in 1991 Klaus Augenthaler also captained his club side. He played 404 Bundesliga matches and made 89 appearances in European cup competitions for Bayern.

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Between 1983 and 1990 he played 27 times for West Germany, with which he won the World Cup 1990 in Italy in the final against Argentina (1–0). He was also part of the squad that reached the final of the 1986 World Cup, but there he only participated in two group matches.

Managerial career

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His managerial career started as assistant coach with Bayern Munich, serving under coaches Søren Lerby, Erich Ribbeck, Franz Beckenbauer, Giovanni Trapattoni and Otto Rehhagel. He managed the last match of the 1995–96 season against Fortuna Düsseldorf. From there he moved to become head coach of Austrian side Grazer AK from 1997 to 2000, taking them to two excellent third placings.

In the winter break of 1999–2000 he left Graz and took over 1. FC Nürnberg on 2 March 2000, then in the second division, leading them to promotion.

On 29 April 2003, Nürnberg sacked Augenthaler, as the club was facing relegation. He took over the reins at Bayer 04 Leverkusen in May 2003. He managed to save the club from relegation and stayed on there until September 2005.

In December of that same year he was hired by VfL Wolfsburg. His undistinguished time there ended shortly before the end of the season 2006–07. On 23 March 2010, he signed a half-year contract with SpVgg Unterhaching and replaced Matthias Lust. His contract was terminated on 3 June 2011. Augenthaler rejected contract offers from China and Turkey due to a lack of interest. He has applied to become the new head coach 1860 München. He stated how the "Sechzig or Hamburg – such clubs would appeal to me."

Coaching record

As of 18 January 2014

Honours

As player:

Bayern Munich
  • European Cup Runner-up: 1982, 1987
  • Bundesliga Champion (7): 1979–80, 1980–81, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1988–89 and 1989–90
  • DFB-Pokal Winner: 1981–82, 1983–84, 1985–86
  • DFB-Supercup Winner: 1982, 1987, 1990
  • Länderpokal Winner: 1977
  • International
  • FIFA World Cup: 1990, Runner-up 1986
  • References

    Klaus Augenthaler Wikipedia


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