Helmut Müller (soccer player, 1937)

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Helmut Müller
birthday 17th March 1937  (age 83)
place of birth SteinachGerman Empire
position striker
Years station
1951-1955 BSG Stahl / Motor Steinach
Years station Games (goals) 1
1955-1967 SC Motor /
FC Carl Zeiss Jena
269 ​​(113)
1967-1972 FC Carl Zeiss Jena II 117 0(35)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
1955 DDR Juniors 4 (0)
1956 GDR offspring 2 (1)
1957-1965 GDR B 11 (4)
1957-1962 GDR 13 (5)
1 Only league games are given.

Helmut Müller (born March 17, 1937 in Steinach ) was a football player in the GDR and in 1958 was the top scorer in the GDR league .

Athletic career

Club career

As a teenager, Helmut Müller began playing football at his home BSG Motor Steinach in 1951 . As a promising talent, he was delegated to the second division club SC Motor Jena at the age of 18 in 1955 at the beginning of the transition round to introduce the 1955 calendar year season . In the season of 1956 Müller helped the Jenaern with 28 goals in 26 point games to promotion to the league. Two years later he was again top scorer, but this time in the league with 17 goals. This was about a third of all Jena goals, the 49 goals of which led to the runner-up.

In 1960 Müller celebrated his first title win with SC Motor Jena, on October 7, 1960, he was in the final of the GDR soccer cup , which the Jena team won after a 3-2 victory over SC Empor Rostock . In 1962, Helmut Müller won the GDR soccer championship with Jena, of the 26 matches he had played in 25 matches. On May 8, 1964, he and his team were in the final of the GDR soccer cup and scored a goal, but in the end SC Aufbau Magdeburg won 2-1. Helmut Müller completed his last league season at the age of 30 in 1966/67. Until 1972 he played in the 2nd team. At the end of his career he had played in 230 league games in which he had scored 83 goals.

Selection bets

As an accurate shooter, Müller also suggested himself for use in the DFV selection teams . As a second division player, he was called up in four encounters with the GDR junior national team in 1955 . In 1956 he played twice in the junior team.

On October 27, 1957, he played for the first time in the national team at the encounter between GDR and Czechoslovakia . In the position of the right wing striker, he was the only goalscorer of the GDR team that had to admit defeat 1: 4. By 1962, Müller had completed a total of 13 international matches in which he scored five goals. In addition, he played eleven games for the B selection with four hits.


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