Franz Binder

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Franz Binder
Personal information
Full name Franz Binder
Date of birth (1911-12-01)1 December 1911
Place of birth St.Pölten, Austria
Date of death 24 April 1989(1989-04-24) (aged 77)
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1930 - 1949 SK Rapid Wien
National team
1939 - 1941
1945 - 1947
Teams managed
Rapid Wien
SSV Jahn Regensburg
1. FC Nuremberg
PSV Eindhoven
Rapid Wien
TSV 1860 München
Rapid Wien
SW Bregenz
FC Kufstein
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Franz Binder (1 December 1911 – 24 April 1989) was an Austrian football player and coach. He played for SK Rapid Wien as a forward. He was born in St. Pölten and died in Vienna.

Career[change | change source]

Binder played his whole career for SK Rapid Wien, where he started at the age of 19.[1] With Rapid he won 3 times the Austrian Championship and in 1941 the German Championship, bacause Austria was then occupied by Germany. In the match versus Schalke 04 he scored three of the four goals for Rapid.

He played in the Austrian national football team 14 times before the Second World War and 5 times after the war. For Germany he played between 1938 and 1941 nine times and scored ten goals. For Austria he scored 16 times in 19 matches.

Franz Binder scored 421 goals in 347 matches for Rapid, Austria and Germany. Altogether he scored 1006 goals in 756 matches.

Coach[change | change source]

After the end of his career he became coach in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. ( SSV Jahn Regensburg, PSV Eindhoven, 1. FC Nuremberg, 1860 München and Rapid Wien)

Player honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. (German)

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