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Wolfgang Gayer

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Wolfgang Gayer
Personal information
Full name Wolfgang Gayer
Date of birth (1943-01-09) 9 January 1943 (age 81)
Place of birth Mannheim, Germany
Position(s) Midfielder (retiered)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
-1963 SC Neckarstadt
1963-1966 Wiener Sport-Club 74 (38)
1966-1968 Borussia Neunkirchen 61 (25)
1968-1969 Wiener Sport-Club 21 (15)
1969-1972 Hertha BSC 98 (30)
1972 Durban City FC
1973 Hellenic FC 16 (3)
1973-1974 TSV 1860 Munich
1974-1980 LASK 158 (11)
Teams managed
1978 LASK caretaker coach
FC Adria Mannheim
Polizei SV Mannheim
SSV Vogelstang
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Wolfgang Gayer (9 January 1943) is a former German football player and coach. He played as midfielder. In the 1964-65 season while playing for Wiener Sport-Club he became top scorer of the Austrian league.

Career[change | change source]

After the beginning with SC Neckarstadt Gayer played in Austria for Wiener Sport-Club from 1963 to 1966. In the 1964-65 season he was top scorer in the league with 18 goals. [1]1967 he became Southwest champion with Borussia Neunkirchen. They won the promotion round. There he scored 7 goals in 8 matches. Neunkirchen was promoted to the Bundesliga. After Borussia's direct relegation from the Bundesliga in 1967/68, he played another season at Wiener SC. There he scored 15 goals in 1968/69 and reached the the cup final. [2]

1969 he moved to Hertha BSC. He was in the team that lost 0-1 against Arminia Bielefeld. After the match, the players accepted money for the loss. Because of his involvement in the Bundesliga scandal, Gayer was banned in June 1972 and pardoned in November 1973. During this time he played in South Africa for Durban City FC and Hellenic FC. With Durban he became champion.

When he came back to Germany he played for TSV 1860 Munich until the end of the 1973/74 season.Then he moved again to Austria and played for LASK . In 1980 he ended his professional career.

Manager[change | change source]

In 1978 he was caretaker coach of LASK. In the 2000s he worked as a coach at FC Adria Mannheim. Afterwards, he worked for the Polizei SV Mannheim police for a few years . Then he was coach of SSV Vogelstang.

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