Dieter Kühn (soccer player)
Dieter Kühn (1990)
|birthday||4th July 1956|
|place of birth||Leipzig , GDR|
|1964-1974||SC Leipzig / 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig|
|Years||station||Games (goals) 1|
1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig II
|1974-1988||1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig||294 (122)|
|1989-1990||BSG Chemie Böhlen||42(34)|
|1990-1991||FC Sachsen Leipzig||15 (3)|
|1972-1974||GDR U-18||40 (7)|
|1979-1984||DDR Olympia||17 (6)|
|1 Only league games are given.|
Club, BSG and association stations
Dieter Kuhn, nicknamed because of its low height in Youth purpose was, was eight years old when the football section of the SC Leipzig and went through in 1966 from the sports club hived football club 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig all youth teams. In 1974 he became champions of the junior league with 1. FC Lok . He had contributed ten goals to winning the title. Also in 1974, at the age of 18, he made the leap into the top division of the Messestadt team. In 1980 the thoroughbred striker was the top scorer in the East German elite league with 21 goals . His 122 goals in 294 games in the top division of GDR football are surpassed by only seven players in the history of the Oberliga.
He won the FDGB Cup four times with 1. FC Lok and made it to the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup against Ajax Amsterdam in 1987 with the club from the Bruno Plache Stadium in Probstheida . Due to a broken rib shortly before, Kühn was only used there for ten minutes and could not do anything against the 1-0 defeat. The 1.75 meter tall attacker scored nine goals in 36 European Cup games.
From the beginning of 1989 he let his career at BSG Chemie Böhlen end in the second class . With the team from the stadium at the Jahnbaude, he made it to the league in the 1989/90 league reversal season. There he played for another year at FC Sachsen Leipzig in 1990/91 , after shortly before BSG Chemie Leipzig had merged with the company sports club from Böhlen.
As a hopeful junior player in a locomotive jersey, he played his way into the notebooks of the DFV's selection trainers . With the GDR U-18s , Kühn was twice at the UEFA junior tournament, the unofficial European championship in those years: in 1973 the East Germans came second in Italy and in 1974 they finished in Sweden after the preliminary round.
The striker completed 28 missions in the young national team of the GDR . After 0: 1 and 4: 4 with two Kühn goals against the Yugoslav representation in the finals, the GDR team won the European runner-up at the continental U-21 championship in 1978 .
In Moscow , the locomotive attacker won the silver medal in the soccer tournament with the East German Olympic team at the 1980 Summer Olympics . For the senior national team , Kühn played a total of 13 games between autumn 1978 and spring 1983 and scored 5 goals.
With his teammates he was awarded the Patriotic Order of Merit in bronze in 1980 for winning the silver medal at the Olympic Games .
- Andreas Baingo , Michael Hohlfeld: Soccer selection player of the GDR. The lexicon . Sportverlag Berlin , Berlin 2000, ISBN 3-328-00875-6 , page 94.
- Michael Horn, Gottfried Weise : The great lexicon of GDR football . Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2004, ISBN 3-89602-536-8 , page 201/202.
- Hanns Leske : The GDR league players. A lexicon . AGON Sportverlag, Kassel 2014, ISBN 978-3-89784-392-9 , page 265.
- Dieter Kühn in the database of the German Football Association
- Dieter Kühn in the database of weltfussball.de
- Dieter Kühn in the database of transfermarkt.de
- Dieter Kühn in the database of National-Football-Teams.com (English)
- Dieter Kühn in the database of EU-Football.info (English)
- Dieter Kühn profile at lok-leipzig-db.com
- Dieter Kühn point game overview at RSSSF.com (English)
- Sorin Arotăriţei and Matthias Arnhold: East Germany - Topscorers . RSSSF.com . September 4, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2019.
- New Germany , August 22, 1980, page 4.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German soccer player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4th July 1956|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Leipzig|