Josef Molzer

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Josef Molzer
Personal information
Date of birth (1906-02-28)28 February 1906
Date of death (1987-08-29)29 August 1987
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1922–1926 SK Admira Wien
1926–1927 SK Rapid Wien 3 (1)
1927 FK Austria Wien
1928–1929 Floridsdorfer AC
1929–1936 FK Austria Wien
1936–1938 First Vienna FC
National team
1932 Austria 2 (1)
Teams managed
1946–1949 SK Sturm Graz
1950 SC Westfalia Herne
1951–1952 TSV 1860 München
1955 Austria
1956–1958 Austria
1960 First Vienna FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Josef Molzer (28 February 1906 – September 1987) was an Austrian international footballer and coach.[1][2][3]

Career[change | change source]

He started with his local club SK Admira Wien. 1926 he went to SK Rapid Wien and after half a year to FK Austria Wien. After a short time with Floridsdorfer AC he came back to Austria Wien. In the next seven seasons he won twice th Austrian Cup and the Mitropacup 1933. In November 1934 he played one of his best matches when he scored both goals versus FC Liverpool in a 2:0 win during a tour through England. 1936 he went to First Vienna FC and 1938 he retired. In 1932 he played two matches for the Austria National football team versus Sweden and Hungary.

1946 he became coach of SK Sturm Graz. He won three times the Styrian title. Then he went to Germany where he became coach of Westfalia Herne and then TSV 1860 Munich. After that he was coach of the Austrian national football team. He could qualifie for the 1958 FIFA World Cup. 1960 he became coach of First Vienna FC.

Honours[change | change source]

  • 1 × Mitropacup: 1933
  • 3 × Austrian Cup: 1933, 1935, 1937
  • 3 × Styrian Champion: 1947, 1948, 1949 (as coach SK Sturm)
  • 3 × Styrian Cup: 1947, 1948, 1949 (as coach SK Sturm)
  • 2 matches for the National team: 1932 (player)
  • 29 matches for the National team: 1955–1958 (coach)

References[change | change source]

  1. "National team stats". austriasoccer.at. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  2. "Profile". rapidarchiv.at. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  3. "Profile". austria-archiv.at. Retrieved 13 May 2022.