Gernot Jurtin

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Gernot Jurtin
Personal information
Full name Gernot Jurtin
Date of birth 9 September 1955
Place of birth Scheifling, Austria
Date of death 5 Dezember 2006
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position striker (retired)
Youth career
WSV Judenburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974-1987 SK Sturm Graz
National team
1979-1983 Austria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gernot Jurtin (9 October 1955 – 5 December 2006) was an Austrian football striker. Due to his long stay with S.K. Sturm Graz and over 100 goals he is a legend amongst Sturm Graz fans.

Career[change | edit source]

He started his career with WSV Judenburg and went to SK Sturm Graz in 1974. In 378 matches he scored 119 goals in the league. Together with Bozo Bakota he formed a dangoures striker duo. 1980/81 he was the best scorer of the Austrian Bundesliga.

Between 1979 and 1983, he played 12 times for Austria, scoring one goal. He made two appearances for them in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, against Chile and Northern Ireland.