| Norbert Meier|
Sieglinde Meier (m. 1983)
| (1958-09-20) 20 September 1958 (age 57)|
Arminia Bielefeld (Manager)
Fabian Klos, Albert Streit, Ewald Lienen, Stefan Kramer, Wolfgang Hesl
Reinbek, West Germany
Norbert Meier Wikipedia
Norbert Meier (born 20 September 1958) is a German former football player, who played as a midfielder and last managed 1. FC Kaiserslautern.
Meier's career as a player was spent mostly at SV Werder Bremen where he played first team football from 1980–1990. During this time he also made 16 appearances for West Germany in midfield scoring twice.
Meier ended his playing days at Borussia Mönchengladbach, where he played two and a half years.
Meier started his coaching career by taking over the reserve side of Borussia Mönchengladbach on1 July 1996. Meier coached them until 30 November 1997. Meier coached the senior squad between 1 December 1997 and 1 April 1998. Meier rejoined the reserve team on 1 July 1998.
Meier officially took over for MSV Duisburg on 1 January 2003. Meier is most recently noted as coach at MSV Duisburg when he lost his temper in their match against 1. FC Köln on 6 December 2005. In the 82nd minute, Meier was arguing with Köln's Albert Streit when Meier suddenly fell down. Referee Manuel Gräfe sent Streit off with a red card. After the incident was reviewed on television, it became clear that it had not been Streit who hit Meier, but that Meier was play-acting. In fact, Meier had given Streit a headbutt. The club sacked Meier on 8 December 2005. The German FA banned him for three months from any management activities on 15 December 2005.
Dynamo Dresden presented Meier as the new manager on 10 September 2006. Meier was sacked on 24 September 2007.
Fortuna Düsseldorf hired Meier on 1 January 2008. Meier was sacked after being relegated after the 2012–13 season.
Meier took over Arminia Bielefeld on 24 February 2014.
He was appointed as the new head coach of Darmstadt 98 on 10 June 2016. On 5 December 2016, he was sacked.
On 3 January 2017, Meier was appointed as manager of 1. FC Kaiserslautern. He signed a contract until June 2018. Meier was sacked on 20 September 2017.As of 3 January 2017
Bundesliga champion: 1987–88
Bundesliga runner-up: 1982–83, 1984–85, 1985–86
DFB-Pokal finalist: 1988–89, 1989–90
DFB-Pokal finalist: 1991–92