Peter Schöttel

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Peter Schöttel
Personal information
Full name Peter Schöttel
Date of birth (1967-03-26) 26 March 1967 (age 57)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Position(s) defender (retiered)
Youth career
SK Rapid Wien
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–2002 SK Rapid Wien
National team
1988–2002 Austria
Teams managed
2017 -
Rapid Amateure
Wiener Sportklub
SC Wiener Neustadt
SK Rapid Wien
SV Grödig
Austria U19
Austria (sporting director)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter Schöttel (born 26 March 1967 in Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian footballer, who played for SK Rapid Wien and the Austrian football team as defender.

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The only club he played for was SK Rapid Wien. From 1997 till 2001 he was captain of the team. During his time with Rapid, he played in a total of 436 matches and scored four goals. For this reason he is a hero for all Rapid supporters. He was voted for the Rapid team of the century. He played for Rapid in the 1996 UEFA Cup Winners Cup Final against Paris St Germain in Brussels, which Rapid lost.

He played 63 matches for the Austrian football team from 1988 to 2002. He played for them in the FIFA World Cup 1990 and 1998.

After his player career he started as coach of the amateur squad of Rapid. In 2003 he became sports manager of the club, but in 2007 he quit due to continuing criticism. He became coach of the Wiener Sportklub for one year, then manager of the First Vienna FC. Since 2009 he has been coach of SC Magna Wiener Neustadt in the Austrian Bundesliga. In 2011 he went as a new coach to his former club SK Rapid Wien.

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