Franz Heinzl

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Franz Heinzl
Personal information
Date of birth (1892-04-13)13 April 1892
Place of birth Stockerau, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 16 May 1922(1922-05-16) (aged 30)
Place of death Stockerau, Austria
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1908–1913 SV Stockerau
1914–1919 Wiener AF
National team
1914–1917 Austria 7 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Franz Heinzl (13 April 1892 – 16 May 1922) was an Austrian footballer who played as a forward.[1] He made seven appearances for the Austria national team from 1914 to 1917.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Franz Heinzl played for Stockerauer SV 07. 1914 he went to Wiener AF. Under Hugo Meisl he made his international debut on 3 May 1914 in a 2-0 win against Hungary. With WAF he won the Austrian championship in his debut season 1913–14. As far as the First World War allowed Franz Heinzl continued to play for the national team and the WAF. In 1915 he became topscorer of the league.

Death[change | change source]

A lung disease finally forced him to give up football. He died in May 1922.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Franz Heinzl". Retrieved 27 November 2021.
  2. "Franz Heinzl". EU Football. Retrieved 27 November 2021.
  3. Illustriertes Sportblatt, Jahrgang 18, Nr. 21; Wien, 27. Mai 1922, S. 8