Günter Simon (journalist, 1931)

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Günter Simon
birthday March 26, 1931
place of birth NeupetershainGerman Empire
date of death December 21, 2019
position Defender / runner
Years station
1946-1947 SG Drebkau
Years station Games (goals) 1
1947-1950 SG Neupetershain
1950-1951 BSG Tractor Markee
1951-1958 BSG Rotation Babelsberg at least 67 0(0)
1 Only league games are given.

Günter Simon (born March 26, 1931 in Neupetershain ; † December 21, 2019 ) was a German football player and sports journalist .

Athletic career

The used as defender and runner Simon played in the 1950s for the BSG Rotation Babelsberg in the GDR upper league . Including the games from the transition round in 1955 , he played 67 matches in the top division of GDR football .

Professional career

Simon, who was born in Niederlausitz, was the editor of fuwo - Die neue Fußballwoche from 1961 and was its editor-in-chief from May 1990 to November 1991. As deputy editor-in-chief, he had already been in charge of the day-to-day work in 1984 during the transition from Klaus Schlegel to Jürgen Nöldner as acting boss. In the 1990s he wrote for the Berlin Football Week . The graduate Germanist has written several specialist books on football and was "co-author of all World Cup and European Championship books published by Sportverlag between 1962 and 1982 ".



Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Great love football. Potsdam Latest News , March 25, 2006, accessed July 4, 2017 .
  2. ^ Bernd Rohr, Günter Simon: Football Lexicon . Verlag Copress, Munich 1993, ISBN 3-7679-0410-1 , page 383