Franco Foda

German footballer

Franco Foda (born 23 April 1966) is a German football player and manager.

Franco Foda
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Foda in 2018
Personal information
Date of birth (1966-04-23) 23 April 1966 (age 56)
Place of birth Mainz, West Germany
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Austria (manager)
Youth career
1982–1983 Mainz 05
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 1. FC Kaiserslautern 3 (0)
1984–1985 Arminia Bielefeld 43 (8)
1985–1987 1. FC Saarbrücken 52 (3)
1987–1990 1. FC Kaiserslautern 87 (5)
1990–1994 Bayer Leverkusen 113 (10)
1994–1996 VfB Stuttgart 69 (0)
1997 FC Basel 13 (0)
1997–2001 Sturm Graz 99 (1)
Total 479 (27)
National team
1985–1987 West Germany U21 7 (1)
1987 West Germany 2 (0)
Teams managed
2001–2002 Sturm Graz (amateurs)
2002 Sturm Graz (assistant)
2002–2003 Sturm Graz
2003–2006 Sturm Graz II
2006–2012 Sturm Graz
2012–2013 1. FC Kaiserslautern
2014–2018 Sturm Graz
2018–2022 Austria
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Foda played in over 400 matches in the highest leagues in Germany (1. FC Kaiserslautern, Arminia Bielefeld, 1. FC Saarbrücken, Bayer Leverkusen and VfB Stuttgart), Switzerland (FC Basel) and Austria (Sturm Graz). [1] He also played for the U21 and the A-national team of West Germany.

ManagerEdit

He started as manager of the second team of SK Sturm Graz, then he became assistance coach with the first squad. After being a short time cartaker and then coach of Sturm II. 2012/13 he was coach of 1. FC Kaiserslautern. 2014 he became coach of Sturm Graz till 2017. The next step was manager of the Austrian national football team.

HonoursEdit

PlayerEdit

1. FC Kaiserslautern

Bayer Leverkusen

Sturm Graz

ManagerEdit

Sturm Graz

Coaching recordEdit

As of match played 15 November 2021
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % Ref.
Sturm Graz 20 September 2002[2] 4 June 2003[3] 33 13 4 16 039.39 [4]
Sturm Graz II 4 June 2003[5] 1 June 2006[5] 93 34 24 35 036.56
Sturm Graz 1 June 2006[5] 12 April 2012[6] 258 117 65 76 045.35 [7][8][9]
[10][11][12]
1. FC Kaiserslautern 22 May 2012[13] 29 August 2013[14] 44 20 13 11 045.45 [15][16]
Sturm Graz 30 September 2014[17] 1 January 2018 141 71 28 42 050.35
Austria 1 January 2018 Present 45 26 5 14 057.78
Total 614 281 139 194 045.77


ReferencesEdit

  1. Rsssf:Franco Foda
  2. Winklbauer, Hubert (22 September 2002). "Franco Foda sammelt fleißig Pluspunkte". kicker (in German). Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  3. "Gress trainiert Sturm Graz". kicker (in German). 4 June 2003. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  4. "Sturm Graz » Fixtures & Results 2002/2003" (in German). World Football. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Rückkehr auf die Grazer Trainerbank: Franco Foda neuer Coach des SK Sturm". news.at (in German). 1 June 2006. Archived from the original on 24 May 2021. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  6. "Sturm Graz beurlaubt Foda". kicker (in German). 12 April 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  7. "Sturm Graz" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  8. "Sturm Graz" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  9. "Sturm Graz" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  10. "Sturm Graz" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  11. "Sturm Graz" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  12. "Sturm Graz" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  13. "Foda wird neuer Trainer beim 1. FC Kaiserslautern". Die Welt (in German). 22 May 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  14. "Paukenschlag beim FCK: Franco Foda sofort weg!". kicker (in German). 29 August 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  15. "1. FC Kaiserslautern" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  16. "1. FC Kaiserslautern" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  17. "Franco Foda kehrt zu Sturm Graz zurück" (in German). Österreich. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014.