Klaus Ackermann

Klaus Ackermann ( born March 20, 1946 in Hamm ) is a retired German football player.


The only 1,67 m tall striker Klaus Ackermann started his career in the men's area in 1964 in the West Regional at Preußen Münster. In 1967 he moved to the Bundesliga to Borussia Moenchengladbach and brought it under coach Hennes Weisweiler in his first season with the foal on 32 missions and scored 7 goals, where he was mostly used as a left winger. In the following season, however, Erwin Kremers made ​​him his place in dispute. Although Ackermann still came up 28 league appearances, he moved in 1969 to the first FC Kaiserslautern. Here he belonged until 1974 to the permanent staff, first as a striker, later as a midfielder. Ackermann left the Palatinate in 1974 and moved to the 2nd Bundesliga to Borussia Dortmund, where he umlernte to -back and with Lothar Huber, another ex- Kaiserslautern, also a dangerous offensive full-back duo formed. With the Dortmundern 1976 he managed the re-emergence and was also in the first season after promotion to the main supports. He was missing in the first season, not a single game. In the following years, however, he had to struggle with injury problems and finally ended his professional career in 1980 at SC Herford.

With Mönchengladbach he won twice the third place in the Bundesliga. His greatest sporting success was with the 1st FC Kaiserslautern reaching the final of the DFB - Pokal in 1972. However, the final went with 0:5 against FC Schalke 04 lost. Overall, it brought Klaus Ackermann to 260 applications in the first football league, in which he scored 31 goals.