Hans-Jürgen Dörner

East German football player and long-term coach of national junior football teams (1951–2022)

Hans-Jürgen "Dixie" Dörner (25 January 1951 – 19 January 2022) was a German footballer and manager. He won a gold medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics while playing for East Germany. He played for that national team from 1969 until 1985.

Hans-Jürgen Dörner
Dörner in 2017
Personal information
Full name Hans-Jürgen Dörner
Date of birth (1951-01-25)25 January 1951
Place of birth Görlitz, East Germany
Date of death 19 January 2022(2022-01-19) (aged 70)
Place of death Dresden, Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Position(s) Sweeper, full-back
Youth career
1960–1967 Motor WAMA Görlitz
1967–1968 Dynamo Dresden
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1985 Dynamo Dresden 400 (70)
National team
1969–1985 East Germany 96 (8)
Teams managed
1985–1990 East Germany Under-23
1996–1997 Werder Bremen
1998–1999 FSV Zwickau
2000–2001 Al Ahly
2001–2003 VfB Leipzig
2006–2010 Radebeuler BC 08
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dörner died on 19 January 2022 from a long-illness at his apartment in Dresden, Germany, at the age of 70.[2]

References change

  1. "Dixie Dörner". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 14 February 2013.
  2. ""Dixie" Dörner lebt nicht mehr". Dynamo Dresden. 19 January 2022. Archived from the original on 27 January 2022. Retrieved 19 January 2022.