Wilhelm Hahnemann

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Wilhelm Hahnemann
Personal information
Full name Wilhelm Hahnemann
Date of birth (1914-04-14)14 April 1914
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Date of death 23 August 1991(1991-08-23) (aged 77)
Place of death Vienna, Austria
Position(s) Striker
Youth career
SR Donaufeld
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1931–1941 Admira Vienna 263 (189)
1945–1952 SC Wacker Wien 129 (75)
National team
1935–1948 Austria 23 (4)
1938–1941 Germany 23 (16)
Teams managed
1952–1953 First Vienna
1953–1955 SpVgg Greuther Fürth
1955–1958 Grasshopper Club Zürich
1958–1959 FC Biel/Bienne
1959–1960 SC Wacker Wien
1960–1961 FC Biel/Bienne
1961–1962 FC Wacker Innsbruck
1964–1965 Hütteldorfer AC
1966–1967 FC Lausanne-Sport
1968–1970 Wiener AC
1970–1971 FV Biberach
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Wilhelm Hahnemann (14 April 1914 – 23 August 1991) was an Austrian football player. He started his career at Admira Vienna. He also played for the Austrian national football team. After the occupation of Austria by Nazi-Germany he also played for the German national football team.

Club career[change | change source]

Willy Hahnenmann began his football career at SR Donaufeld. 1931 he came to SK Admira Wien in the first division. In the period up to 1939 he won five Austrian championships and the ÖFB Cup twice. In the famous 8-0 victory over Rapid in the cup final in 1934, he scored three goals. The highlight of Hahnemann's Admira career was reaching the 1934 final of the Mitropacup, where he also scored two goals against Naples and goals against Sparta and Juventus.

In the 1935-36 Austrian league season he scored 23 goals for his club to become the league's top scorer. On 13 September 1943 Hahnemann played in a friendly for Slavia Prague. Hahnemann scored 9 and Josef Bican scored 8 in a 20-1 victory against SK Uhonice.[1][2]

After the end of the war, the Admiran was forced to transfer to SC Wacker Wien due to his place of residence in Vienna. As the club's top scorer in the championship and with two goals in the cup final in a 4-3 win against Austria, he played a key role in Wacker's only two national titles.

International career[change | change source]

Hahnemann played 23 games from 1935 to 1948 for the Austria national football team and scored four goals in these appearances.

After the Anschluss Hahnemann played 23 matches for Germany's national team between 1938 and 1941, scoring 16 goals. He also appeared with the German squad that took part in the 1938 World Cup in France.[3]

In a 1940 international match he managed the feat of a double hat-trick in a 13:0 victory over Finland. The only player to score more goals for Germany in a single match was Gottfried Fuchs who scored 10 times against Russia at the 1912 Olympic games in Stockholm. He also played for Austria at the 1948 Summer Olympics.[4]

Manager[change | change source]

After his player career he became coach for First Vienna FC. He then replaced Hans Krauss as coach of SpVgg Fürth in the German Oberliga Süd in 1953. He stayed two seasons. [5] and in Switzerland.[6] Then he went to Switzerland to Grasshopper Club Zurich . In three seasons he won the double of championship and Swiss Cup in 1956. In 1958 he moved to the National League B to FC Biel-Bienne for a year. Hahnemann went then back to Wacker after the black and white team got more and more into trouble. The former striker had to substitute himself in an match against Vienna due to a lack of players. At the age of 45, he scored his 230th championship goal. 1961/62 he accepted another engagement at FC Biel-Bienne. 1961/62 he coached FC Wacker Innsbruck before retiring from professional football.

As player-coach of the Hütteldorfer AC in the 3rd Vienna class he was top scorer . Then he went to Switzerland again and coached Lausanne-Sports for the 1966/67 season. From 1968 to 1970 Hahnemann coached the second-class Wiener AC and then FV Biberach 1970/71.

Honours[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.austriasoccer.at/data/nat/statsn/1930_1939/o1__wien_i__liga__1935_3600.htm[bare URL]
  2. http://www.slavistickahistorie.cz/1943.html[bare URL]
  3. Wilhelm Hahnemann – International Goals – RSSSF
  4. "Wilhelm Hahnemann". Olympedia. Retrieved 15 October 2021.
  5. "SPVGG Greuther Fürth - Trainer". www.greuther-fuerth.de. Archived from the original on 25 October 2007. Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  6. "Switzerland – Trainers of First and Second Division Clubs". Rsssf.com. 20 June 2007.
  7. "Österreichs Torschützenkönige". oberliga-a.at. Archived from the original on 15 September 2007. Retrieved 4 July 2008.

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