Nico Patschinski

Patschinski in 2002

Nico Patschinski, nicknamed " trouble ", ( born November 8, 1976 in Berlin ) is a German football player.


1980-1994: Youth and advancement at Union

Patschinski was initially interested in ice hockey and therefore joined at the age of four years of ice hockey department of the SC Dynamo Berlin. He was inspired by his father while Rainer Patschinski, who had been a successful hockey players at the TSC Berlin and later at Dynamo. Only two years later " mess " in the youth team of BFC Dynamo started to play football. In 1988 he moved to the youth of the first FC Union Berlin and celebrated there in 1994 his debut in the men's team.

1994-2000: "hikers "

In the next season he became the regular at the "Iron " and celebrated its first successes. Towards the end of 1997, however, the financial situation with the Köpenick club was always dramatic, so Patschinski accepted the offer of a better financial standing there SV Babelsberg 03.

But at the Potsdamer club he was not happy ( his own words had the Babelsberg fans a bad opinion of the Berlin players ) and moved in the summer of 1998, Dynamo Dresden. The quarrel with the Babelsberg Appendix tempted Patschinski the following season in the game against his Dresdner Babelsberg to show the audience after a goal the finger.

In the Saxon capital played " bail " only a year and scored 11 goals in 31 league games. He then accepted the offer of SpVgg Greuther Fuerth and thus the chance true to finally be able to play in professional football. With Fürth he gained his first experience in the Second Bundesliga, but remained well without a goal and without a large commitment of time and therefore decided to change again after only a one-year stint. In addition to that felt born in Berlin in Patschinski in rural Fürth not well.

2000-2003: Success in the neighborhood club

Finally, in 2000 came Nico Patschinski to FC St. Pauli, where he celebrated his greatest successes in the following three years. With the hamburgers he made ​​the jump to the first Bundesliga and on 6 February 2002, he scored in the game against Bayern Munich 2-0, which he contributed significantly to the surprising 2-1 win Kiez kickers on the Munich star ensemble had. This was St. Pauli "World Cup victory Heritage winner ".

But the soaring did not last long: At the end of the season 2001/ 02 St. Pauli dismounted from the first division and the following season the hamburgers were unable to keep the class in the second league. Patschinski fell while new coach Franz Gerber into disgrace and was sorted out.

2003-2006: Between Downs and national

He then moved to Eintracht Trier. But even with the of Trier, he had to stay after two years from the second division and moved on to LR Ahlen therefore. But again managed Patschinski with his club not in the league in the second division - so Patschinski had the " art piece" done to have descended in five seasons with three clubs four times. Patschinski later described his move to Ahlen mistake he " never again make " would.

During his time in Ahlen it came ahead of the Football World Cup 2006 a curious history, as the magazine ABOUT discovered that he has Polish grandparents and thereby made ​​him a candidate for the national team of Poland. The magazine even went with the leaders of the Polish Football Association in conjunction and his papers were reviewed. But nothing came of the hoped-for international duty at the end.

2006-2009: Return to the Old Forester

At the start of the 2006/07 season Patschinski returned to his native Berlin and was hired by his old club Union Berlin. With the Unionern he experienced a mixed season in which the team fluctuated between ascent and descent fight. Ultimately, the Berlin secured the class in the Regionalliga Nord and Patschinski scoring just against his former club St. Pauli a particularly interesting matches, the voted " Goal of the Week" and thus a candidate for the " Goal of the Month " ARD been. " Trouble " himself admitted, however, that the ball was originally designed as an edge. In the following season with the "Iron ", he managed to qualify for the new third professional league.

On 4 March 2009, the first FC Union Berlin the employment relationship with Patschinski announced without notice. The reason for the termination of the association was to the dysfunctional relationship of trust between the player and the club. Patschinski complained against and received by the Berlin Court of Appeal on June 3rd law. Thus, the players remained for the time being on the payroll of the first FC Union, who qualified without him for the Second Bundesliga. First Patschinski trained yet with the reserve team of the club until the contract has been terminated at both ends on July 14.

Current Development

In July 2009 Patschinski returned to the Oberliga BFC Dynamo. He gave as reasons for the change, especially the position of Berlin as well as the attachment to the ex- Unioner Guido Spork, who also ran aground for the BFC to. After a year, he finished his commitment to the BFC and joined the 2010/11 season again Eintracht Trier, where he played up to his contract termination in January 2011. On 31 January 2011 he signed the Oberliga side Borussia Neunkirchen a contract until 30 June 2013. In Neunkirchen, he met his former coach Paul Linz and scored in his debut against the SV Auersmacher two goals in the 3-2 win on 12 February 2011.

After differences between club management and Patschinski Borussia Neunkirchen was initially on October 4, 2011, the separation from ex-pro known, but caught up with him last Friday of October in the squad back after coach Linz had publicly taken and declared party for his team captain, Patschinski had " in sports nothing wrong ." In February 2012 he left Neunkirchen final and signed for Serie A club SC Victoria Hamburg. For the hamburger he scored in 14 league games, with twelve gates, was league champion and was promoted to the Regionalliga Nord. In addition, Victoria won the Hamburg Cup and qualified for the DFB Cup. Patschinski was involved with three goals in three games on Cup success. Despite the success he returned before the start of the 2012/13 season back to BFC Dynamo. On April 3, 2013 Patschinski signed a two year contract with the Oberliga Hamburg Niendorf TSV.


  • 28 premiership football bets (all for FC St. Pauli )
  • 153 second-division inserts ( 10 for SpVgg Greuther Fürth, 47 for FC St. Pauli, 65 for Eintracht Trier, 31 for the LR Ahlen )
  • Rise with FC St. Pauli in the Bundesliga