Hans Tilkowski

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Hans Tilkowski
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Personal information
Date of birth (1935-07-12) 12 July 1935 (age 83)
Place of birth Dortmund-Husen, Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1955–1962 Westfalia Herne 219 (0)
1963–1967 Borussia Dortmund 81 (0)
1967–1970 Eintracht Frankfurt 40 (0)
Total 340 (0)
National team
1957–1967 West Germany 39 (0)
Teams managed
1970 Werder Bremen
1970–1972 TSV 1860 München
1973–1976 1. FC Nürnberg
1976–1977 Werder Bremen
1978 1. FC Saarbrücken
1981 AEK Athens
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hans Tilkowski (born 12 July 1935 in Dortmund, Germany) is a German former footballer who played as a goalkeeper.[2]

He started his career with VfL Husen 19 and SuS Kaiserau.

Then he left for Westfalia Herne. While there he played 18 times for the West Germany national football team. His next team was Borussia Dortmund. From 1963 to 1967 he played 81 times in the West German Bundesliga for Dortmund as well as 21 times for the West German National Football Team. He was superseded in the national team by Sepp Maier.

His career ended playing for Eintracht Frankfurt (40 games in the Bundesliga).[3]

Tilkowski won the DFB-Pokal with Dortmund 1965 and the European Cup of National Cup-Winners in 1966.

He was honoured as German player of the year in 1965.

Tilkowski was a member of the World Cup teams of 1962 and 1966. In 1962 he was only the backup-keeper. Coach Herberger took the young Wolfgang Fahrian as number one.

In 1966, Tilkowski was the No. 1 goalkeeper of the West German team which lost the World Cup Final against England.[4] He was the oldest player in the West German squad, celebrating his 31st birthday during the competition. He later took up coaching, taking charge of 1. FC Nürnberg, Werder Bremen and 1. FC Saarbrücken. In June 1959, he married Luise, they have two sons and one daughter.[5]



Borussia Dortmund


Germany national football team



  1. ^ "Hans Tilkowski". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hans Tilkowski" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 19 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Matthias Arnhold (2 May 2013). "Hans Tilkowski - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  4. ^ Matthias Arnhold (3 October 2004). "Hans Tilkowski - International Appearances". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Tilkowski, Hans. Und ewig fällt das Wembley-Tor (in German). p. 203. 

External links

  • Hans Tilkowski at WorldFootball.net
  • Hans Tilkowski at fussballdaten.de (in German)

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