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Michael Baur (born 16 April 1969) is a former Austrian football player He played mainly for FC Wacker Innsbruck as defender He has also played for Austria national team.

Michael Baur
SV Grödig gegen FC Red Bull Salzburg Mai 2015 44.JPG
Personal information
Full name Michael Baur
Date of birth (1969-04-16) 16 April 1969 (age 50)
Place of birth Innsbruck, Austria
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989-1996
1997
1997-2002
2002-2003
2003-2007
2007-2009
Swarovski Tirol / Tirol Innsbruck
Urawa Red Diamonds
Tirol Innsbruck
Hamburger SV
Pasching
LASK Linz
National team
1990-2002 Austria
Teams managed
2010 - LASK Linz (assistance coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Michael Baur started playing with SV Innsbruck where he was discovered by Ernst Happel, the coach of FC Swarovski Tirol. 1989 Buar started his professional career here. He played 12 seasons for Innsbruck. In 1997 he went for a short break to Japan and also played a season in the German Bundesliga for Hamburger SV. At the age of 34 he signed with FC Pasching. After they sold their license to Austria Kärnten he went on to LASK Linz where his career ended. Afterwards he started a career as assistance coach for LASK Linz.

He played 40 matches for the Austrian national football team and scored five goals. He was member of the team for the 1990 FIFA World Cup but did not play.

HonoursEdit

  • 4 x Austrian Champion: 1989/90, 1999/2000, 2000/01, 2001/02
  • 1 x Austrian Cup: 1992/93
  • 40 matches and 5 goals for the National football team between 1990 and 2002
  • Member of the 1990 FIFA World cup squad

Club career statisticsEdit

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Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
AustriaLeague
1989/90 Swarovski Tirol Bundesliga 22 2
1990/91 36 1
1991/92 33 3
1992/93 33 3
1993/94 Tirol Innsbruck Bundesliga 34 6
1994/95 30 1
1995/96 33 1
1996/97 12 1
JapanLeague
1997 Urawa Red Diamonds J. League 1 7 1
AustriaLeague
1997/98 Tirol Innsbruck Bundesliga 28 3
1998/99 27 4
1999/00 19 4
2000/01 34 6
2001/02 31 6
GermanyLeague
2002/03 Hamburger SV Bundesliga 10 0
AustriaLeague
2003/04 Pasching Bundesliga 31 4
2004/05 29 1
2005/06 34 3
2006/07 34 3
2007/08 LASK Linz Bundesliga 35 2
2008/09 31 3
Country Austria 566 57
Japan 7 1
Germany 10 0
Total 583 58

International career statisticsEdit

Austria national team
YearAppsGoals
1990 2 0
1991 7 0
1992 7 1
1993 6 1
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 2 1
2001 8 2
2002 7 0
Total 40 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Michael Baur". www.national-football-teams.com.