Ralf Geilenkirchen

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Ralf Geilenkirchen (born April 26, 1966 in Aachen ) is a former German soccer player .


Ralf Geilenkirchen played for 1. FC Köln for four years . His coaches at the time were the former Cologne national team player Hannes Löhr , Georg Keßler and Christoph Daum . Geilenkirchen the greatest experience is likely the UEFA Cup Finals in 1986 against Real Madrid have been, even if it is with 1: 0 has been lost: 5 and the second In the 2-0 second leg, which took place in the Berlin Olympic Stadium due to a stadium ban against Cologne , he scored the 2-0 in the 72nd minute. He took Geilenkirchen with the Bundeswehr national team in the military world championship in 1987 in Italy and took second place with the team. In 1988 he moved to Belgium to Royal Antwerp , where another former Cologne native played with Hans-Peter Lehnhoff . In the first round of the UEFA Cup , they promptly met 1. FC Köln, who won the games 4: 2 and 2: 1. Geilenkirchen was used in both games; he didn't get a hit. After his time in Belgium he returned to Germany and played for Eintracht Braunschweig and Bayer 05 Uerdingen in the 2nd Bundesliga for four years . He let his career end with SCB Preußen Köln .




  • 1986 UEFA Cup final

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  1. kicker sports magazine No. 53/26. Wo., June 25, 1987, p. 2