Martin Amedick

Martin Amedick in 2011

Martin Amedick ( born September 6, 1982 in Delbrück ) is a German football player.


The beginnings

Martin Amedick graduated from high school in 2002 at Nepomucenum Rietberg graduated from high school. In the same year before playing in the U-19 team Arminia Bielefeld Amedick signed a professional contract with the East Westphalia. After two seasons of the defender moved in the summer of 2004, free transfer to Eintracht Braunschweig.

Borussia Dortmund

For the 2006/07 season Amedick moved free transfer by the then second division to Borussia Dortmund. He had to make in a contract Westphalia attention to themselves until 30 June 2009. In his first Bundesliga game 19 August 2006 Amedick was able to hit.

Martin Amedick played in the 2006/07 season under coach Bert van Marwijk 18 Bundesliga matches from the start, scoring 2 goals. His playing position is the central defense at set-pieces or in a short residue left in the game but he is also frequently found in the penalty box because of his heading ability. In addition, he is one of the fairest players in the league, because he has only been conceded very few yellow cards despite his position in defense. In the season 2006/ 07 he even came out without a yellow card.

With Borussia Dortmund Amedick was on 19 April 2008 at the DFB Cup Final in Berlin, which was lost with 1:2 against FC Bayern Munich. Although he himself was part of the squad, but did not play, even though he had shown in the semi-final against FC Carl Zeiss Jena good performance.

1 FC Kaiserslautern

For the season 2008/ 09 he moved for a transfer fee of 250,000 € for the second division 1 FC Kaiserslautern. In the young team of experienced players took equal a management position. As organizer of the defense he held the reins while serving as the impeller and motivator. Very regularly, he was to be found in the penalty box again at set pieces. Within the first five games, he scored (both from corners von Bellingshausen ) two goals. Overall, he came into this season on four goals and two assists.

At the beginning of the 2009/10 season Amedick was determined by coach Marco Kurz together with Srdjan Lakić to the team captain. However, Martin Amedick wore the captain's armband, since only a captain can be entered on the scoresheet. This " two-game leader model" had endure even after the Bundesliga rise in 2009/10. This season he was able to achieve four goals this season and an Assist

In October 2010 Amedick extended his current contract until 2011 originally for three years until 2014 with an option for another year. On 27 November 2010 he scored in the 5-0 home win against FC Schalke 04 his first Bundesliga goal for FCK, when he met the intermediate 2-0. In the second half of the season 2010/11 he had his place temporarily cede to Mathias Abel, but he stood in the penultimate game in Wolfsburg in the starting lineup and scored the winning goal to make it 2-1 in this game.

For the 2011/12 season had Martin Amedick give to Christian Tiffert the captain's armband.

Eintracht Frankfurt

In January 2012, he was on the last day of the transfer period required by Eintracht Frankfurt. He signed a contract until June 2014 and was given the shirt number 5 on February 5, 2012 was Amedick at home against Eintracht Braunschweig his debut for the Frankfurter. In July 2012, Amedick went because of a fatigue syndrome in medical treatment. After a six year sabbatical, Martin Amedick announced in January 2013 back in full training of harmony.

SC Paderborn 07

For the 2013/14 season Amedick returned free transfer back to his youth club SC Paderborn 07.


  • Promotion to the 2nd Bundesliga: 2005 with Eintracht Braunschweig
  • Reaching the DFB Cup final: 2008 with Borussia Dortmund
  • Promotion to the 1st League: 2010 with the 1st FC Kaiserslautern
  • Promotion to the 1st League: 2012 with Eintracht Frankfurt