Bernd Hobsch

Bernd Hobsch (center) 1990

Bernd Hobsch ( born May 7, 1968 in Großkugel ) is a former German football player. For the first locomotive Leipzig FC, ​​Werder Bremen, TSV 1860 Munich 1 FC Nuremberg and Stade Rennes he played league football. With Werder Bremen, he was champion and cup winner. With the DFB national team, he played one match for the East German U- 21 team, he completed eleven internationals.

Sports career

Football in the GDR

Hobsch played until he was 18 at TSG MAB Schkeuditz. After the TSG 1986 was relegated from the third-class district league Leipzig, located Hobsch joined the BSG Chemie Bohlen, for whom he played in the 1986/87 season in the second-rate DDR -Liga. There, the bricklayer played 29 of 34 league games and finished with eleven goals along with Klaus Havenstein scorer of the team.

Because of DDR - Oberliga 1 FC Lok Leipzig had his best strikers in the preseason, Hans Richter lost, the club piloted the successful 1.83m great goal scorers Hobsch in their own ranks. This did not disappoint the hopes and was in his first league season with seven point game hits in 22 games second best scorer of the Leipzig behind Olaf Marschall with eight goals. Although he was later no longer so accurately, Hobsch remained until the end of the GDR Oberliga 1991 regular players of the 1st FC Lok on the left wing. In his four league seasons, he came to a total of 86 missions, scoring 20 goals. He also appeared in 14 national cup matches (10 goals) and in a European Cup match with. In this game, the European Cup Winners' Cup on September 7, 1988 with Swiss FC Aarau he scored two goals in the 3-0 win. Between 1988 and 1989 he played with the East German U- 21 team eleven matches in which he scored four goals.

Professional footballer

For the 1991/92 season, the first FC Lok had qualified for the 2nd Bundesliga, which he took as a new club under the name VfB Leipzig. For player squad remained among the now 23 -year-old Bernd Hobsch. In the over 32 laps current season he was used 27 times and was Leipzig with its eleven -goal top scorer. He repeated with 15 goals the following season 1992/93 this success, though he denied 25 second division matches for VfB only until December. For the second round Hobsch moved to Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga 1. In Bremen, he had his most successful period. He played for Werder until the end of the 1996/97 season and was with the people of Bremen 1993 German Champion and 1994 DFB Cup winner. For championship he had contributed in his first season with the Bremer use in all 17 games of the season and scored seven goals. On 14 May 1994 he was in the cup final Werder Bremen - Rot- Weiss Essen (3:1) as a striker with. On 22 September 1993 Hobsch played his only senior international. In the friendly match Tunisia - Germany (1:1 ), he came off the bench in 77 minutes.

After his contract was terminated at Werder in the summer of 1997 after 106 league games with 33 goals, Hobsch played until the end of 1997 in the French first division side Stade Rennes, where he was, however, only used in three championship games. In January 1998 Hobsch returned to Germany and joined the Bundesliga side TSV 1860 Munich. He contested the second round in 1998 with 14 points stakes and six goals scored. 1998/99 he completed 25 of 34 for 1860 Bundesliga matches and was with his 12 hits again top scorer of his team. Last stop in professional football of the now 31-year Hobsch was the 1st FC Nuremberg, for which he first played in the seasons 1999/2000 and 2000/ 01 in the 2nd Bundesliga. While he was in his first season Nuremberg nor denied 17 point games and scored eight goals, he came in 2000 /01 only seven times as a substitute for use and only came to scoring a goal. He was, however, involved in the rise of Nuremberg in the 1st Bundesliga, where he still denied until Matchday 2001/ 02 five point games again as a substitute. In October 2001, he was painted with six other players from the Bundesliga squad and terminated at the end of the season his contract. At the same time so that his career was finished as a professional footballer in which he had played 150 games in the 1st League ( 51 goals) and 76 second division games (35 goals).

Amateur soccer player, coach

After several months, unsigned Hobsch graduated in the spring of 2002 to the fourth division FC Carl Zeiss Jena. There he played in the Oberliga West the last six league games as a striker with three goals and final of the Cup of Thuringia ( Rot-Weiß Erfurt - FC Carl Zeiss, 7:5 n E. ). Subsequently, he worked as a amateur soccer player in the county division FC Linde Schwandorf active. He also worked for the Bavarian division club DJK Ammerthalstrasse and wife team of TSV Ochenbruck as a coach.

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