Jörg Stiel

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Jörg Stiel
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Surname Jörg Thomas Stiel
birthday March 3, 1968
place of birth BadenSwitzerland
Size 181 cm
position goalkeeper
Years station
1974-1981 FC Baden
Years station Games (goals) 1
1986-1990 FC Wettingen 81 (0)
1990-1993 FC St. Gallen 98 (0)
1993-1994 Toros Neza 35 (0)
1994-1996 FC Zurich 69 (0)
1996-2001 FC St. Gallen 171 (0)
2001-2004 Borussia M'gladbach 89 (0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
2000-2004 Switzerland 21 (0)
1 Only league games are given.

Jörg Stiel (born March 3, 1968 in Baden ) is a former Swiss football goalkeeper and current junior goalkeeper coach at FC Basel .


Jörg Stiel began his career in 1986 at FC Wettingen . In 1990 Stiel moved to FC St. Gallen . After three years he left the club with which he was relegated at the end of the season in 1993. He moved to Mexico to Toros Neza . A year later he returned to Switzerland and played for FC Zurich for two years . After his contract was not renewed in Zurich, he rejoined FC St. Gallen. In 2000 he became Swiss champion with FC St. Gallen, his greatest success in his playing career. In 2001 he moved to the German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach . At Borussia, Stiel was a regular goalkeeper as well as a darling of the public and played a total of 89 Bundesliga games before he retired in 2004.

Stiel made his debut for the Swiss national football team in 2000. At the end of his career, he took part in the 2004 European Championships with Switzerland and was in goal in all three tournament games for Switzerland. In total, he played 21 international matches for the senior national team.

Stiel u. a. by participating in a Swiss advertising campaign for the “provision / collection” of garbage cans under the motto: “I know when I have to go out”. From November 2006 he was the goalkeeping coach of the Austrian Bundesliga club SCR Altach .

Since July 2007 Jörg Stiel has been a partner and board member of WS4Sports AG, Mosnang SG (general agent for the Reusch brand in Switzerland). He also works on a mandate basis for leading Swiss companies such as Migros, cantonal banks etc. and internet platforms.

Jörg Stiel returned to Borussia Mönchengladbach on July 19, 2009. He took on the role of interpreter for the Borussia players Arango and Bobadilla, who were signed up for the 2009/10 season for six months. Stiel speaks fluent Spanish from his active time as a goalkeeper in Mexico.

Jörg Stiel has been working as a goalkeeping coach in the junior division at FC Basel since July 2014 .



During the quarter-finals of the European Beach Soccer Championship at the end of May 2009 between Switzerland and France, there was a dispute between Éric Cantona and Jörg Stiel as the Swiss team's supervisor. According to Cantona, Stiel insulted one of his players as a "black pig". After a brief argument, Cantona slapped the Swiss in the face.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. St. Galler Tagblatt AG, Switzerland: FC St.Gallen: Nightmare Schützenwiese . In: St.Galler Tagblatt . ( tagblatt.ch [accessed on March 7, 2018]).