Richard Fischer

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Richard Fischer
Personal information
Date of birth (1917-01-27)27 January 1917
Date of death June 1969
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1937–1952 Vienna 165 (132)
National team
1937–1945 Austria 3 (0)
Teams managed
1958–1959 Vienna
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Richard Fischer (27 January 1917 – 1969) was an Austrian footballer. He played for First Vienna FC. He also played for the Austrian national football team.[1]

Career[change | change source]

During the Nazi occupation of Austria Vienna were winner of the Gauliga Donau-Alpenland three times. Once he reached the final of the German Championship once he won the Tschammer-Cup (1943).

After 16 seasons for First Vienna FC, one season (1934–35) for Nussdorfer AC, and two seasons (1948–49 and 1949–50) for the Floridsdorfer AC, he ended his 19-year football career at the age of 35.

International[change | change source]

Richard Fischer played three matches for the Austrian national football team. His first match was a 3-2 loss against Czechoslowakia on 24 October 1937. His last international match was a 5-2 loss versus Hungary on 20 August 1945. [2]

Manager[change | change source]

From 1958 to 1959 he was the manager of First Vienna FC.

References[change | change source]

  1. "National team". Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  2. ÖFB Players profile