Emanuel Pogatetz

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Emanuel Pogatetz
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Personal information
Full name Emanuel Pogatetz
Date of birth 16 January 1983 (1983-01-16) (age 31)
Place of birth Graz, Austria
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2+12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Hannover 96
Number 4
Youth career
1997-200 SK Sturm Graz
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2001
2001-2005
2002-2003
2003-2004
2005
2005-2010
2010-
Kärnten
Bayer Leverkusen
Aarau (loan)
Graz (loan)
Spartak Moscow (loan)
Middlesbrough
Hannover 96
National team

2002-2009
Austria U16, Austria U18, Austria U19, Austria U21
Austria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Emanuel Pogatetz (born 16 January 1983) is an Austrian football player. He plays for Hannover 96 in the German Bundesliga and the Austria national team.

Career[change | edit source]

He started playing football with SK Sturm Graz where he also played his first match as football professional. He went on to FC Kärnten in the second division where he became champion and won the Austrian Cup. Then he went to Bayer Leverkusen. On loan he played for FC Aarau, Grazer AK and Spartak Moskau. 2005 he went to FC Middlesbrough in the English Premier League. 2006 he scored versus FC Sunderland and was the first Austrian player who scored in the Premier League. 2010 he went on to Hannover 96 in the German Bundesliga where he soon became a regular player for team.

Emanuel Pogatetz nickname is "Mad Dog" because he is a very hard defender. Former England and Middlesbrough coach Steve McClaren said "He never, ever, gives less than 300% in performance."

International career[change | edit source]

On May, 18th he played his first match for the team. Due to public criticism about the team coach Josef Hickersberger he was suspended for a short time. Josef Hickersberger nominated him for the team for the UEFA Euro 2008. 2009 he became captain of the team.

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

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Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Austria League Austrian Cup League Cup Europe Total
2000/01 Kärnten First League 33 0 33 0
Germany League DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal Europe Total
2001/02 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 0 0 0 0
2002/03 0 0 0 0
Switzerland League Schweizer Cup League Cup Europe Total
2002/03 Aarau Nationalliga A 21 3 21 3
Austria League Austrian Cup League Cup Europe Total
2003/04 Graz Bundesliga 31 1 4 1 35 2
2004/05 22 1 9 1 31 2
Russia League Russian Cup Russian Premier League Cup Europe Total
2005 Spartak Moscow Premier League 11 0 11 0
England League FA Cup Football League Cup Europe Total
2005/06 Middlesbrough Premier League 24 1 5 0 3 0 9 0 41 1
2006/07 35 2 7 0 0 0 - 42 2
2007/08 24 0 5 0 0 0 - 29 0
2008/09 27 1 4 0 2 0 - 33 1
2009/10 League Championship
Country Austria 86 2 13 2 99 4
Germany 0 0 0 0
Switzerland 21 3 21 3
Russia 11 0 11 0
England 110 4 21 0 5 0 9 0 145 4
Total 228 9 21 0 5 0 22 2 276 11

International career statistics[change | edit source]

Austria national team
Year Apps Goals
2002 2 0
2003 5 1
2004 6 0
2005 6 0
2006 4 0
2007 0 0
2008 12 1
2009 2 0
Total 37 2

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