Peter Weiand

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Peter August Weiand (born June 19, 1919 in Steinforth-Rubbelrath ; † January 20, 1990 in Cologne-Junkersdorf ) was a German entrepreneur , sports official and from 1973 to 1987 the fourth president of 1. FC Cologne .

Birthplace of Peter Weiand


Peter Weiand began his professional career at the age of 18 in the accounting department of a tool export company in Remscheid . In later years he worked for many years as managing director for Westdeutsche Toto Lotterie GmbH , founded in 1955, and also chaired the technical committee of the German Lotto and Toto block . Together with Lothar Lammers , Weiand developed the lottery system bet and the game 77 introduced in 1975 . From 1974 to 1984 he was also managing director of Westdeutsche Spielbanken GmbH and Bremer Spielcasino GmbH . As president of the ASV Cologne from 1968 to 1978, he made a significant contribution to its financial recovery.

1. FC Cologne

He led the club through the second successful period in its history after the 1960s. During the presidency of Peter Weiand, FC won the double in 1978 , consisting of the German championship and the DFB Cup, as well as two further DFB Cups in 1977 and 1983. In 1985/86 the team also made it to the final of the UEFA Cup against Real Madrid.

Individual evidence

  1. a b Kölner Personen-Lexikon.


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