Volker Danner

Volker Danner ( born August 21, 1942 † 14 March 2005 in Wesel ) was a German football goalkeeper. From 1963 to 1973, he studied for the clubs 1.FC Saarbrücken, Borussia Mönchengladbach and MSV Duisburg total of 180 games in the Bundesliga.


With 19 years of responsive, smooth and sharp strong goalkeeper made ​​his debut at the 1 FC Saarbrücken in the Football Oberliga West. At his debut in the league on October 1, 1961 against SC Ludwigshafen, Werner " Dad " Hesse conducted the defense in front of the young talent of the Saarland. In the last two rounds of the old first-class league system, 1961/62 and 1962 /63 1.FC Saarbrücken came up with the three courses (1962) and five ( 1963) and Danner had 45 league games disputed goal.

Saarbrücken was recorded together with the 1st FC Kaiserslautern from the Southwest Regional Association for round 1963/64, to the newly created Bundesliga. On the first day of the Bundesliga, August 24, 1963 Danner was in Saarbrücken housing, as the team of coach Helmut Schneider lost the home game with 0:2 goals against 1.FC Cologne in front of 35,000 spectators. Despite good goalkeeper performance - Dieter Danner Haßdenteufel represented in five games - Saarbrücken rose with Preußen Münster after the debut year of 1963/64, in the Bundesliga in the regional second division from. Under national coach Sepp Herberger Danner came in the second round on April 29, 1964 in Karlovy Vary at the international between the Junior National Team U 23 against Czechoslovakia used. At the German 1-0 success he formed together with Hartmut Heidemann, Horst -Dieter Höttges, Matthias inhibitor Bach, Peter Kaack and Hans -Jürgen cup on the defensive the DFB. The keeper did well in the Football League Southwest at his club and was on the side of Emil Poklitar and Heinz Vollmar 1965 champion in the southwest and moved with it into offs for promotion to the Bundesliga. There Danner failed but the competitors Bayern Munich. That he was also in the regional league still under observation of the DFB, was documented by his second outing in the junior national team on 25 June 1965. He was careful in Freiburg Möslestadion 1-0 success against England goal of the German selection. Together with Theo Redder, Holger Dieckmann, Ludwig Müller, Hans Dieter Reich and Kurrat he made while on the defensive, the DFB - Elf. After a second year in the Regionalliga 1965/66, Saarbrücken was runner-up, but failed again in the promotion round, the keeper took the offer of Borussia Moenchengladbach and played for Round 1966/67, on the Lower Rhine under coach Hennes Weisweiler.

He took over on Bökelberg immediately the role of long -standing regular goalkeeper Manfred Orzessek and lacked in his first two rounds in Gladbach only in a Bundesliga game. In the preliminary round 1966/67, Danner completed his third junior international match. On October 12, 1966, he was careful with the German 3-0 success against Turkey in Saarbrücken goal of the DFB. His new team mate Heinz Wittmann and Berti Vogts formed while the back pair, the runner series sat down with Jurgen Friedrich, Klaus Fichtel and Rudi Assauer. In his third season with the " foal " in 1968/ 69, Gladbach took third place in a row, made nine starts for the first time with the young goalkeeper Wolfgang Kleff attention. When winning the first German Championship 1969 /70 Kleff held the goalkeeper role and Danner came only on the last day of the round, on May 3, 1970, in an away game against Rot -Weiss Oberhausen to use one.

To round 1970/71 so he joined the MSV Duisburg. In the next two rounds he graduated at the " zebras " under coach Rudi Alberts 58 league games. His involvement in the game manipulations of the Bundesliga scandal then took care of the career stop. The DFB sports court could prove him for the last game of the round season 1970/71 against Bayern Munich - to have negotiated an illegal prize money - through a middleman. Because of the subsequent four-month lockout is counterparty Dietmar Linders the lost tribe Place recaptured during the 1972/73 season.

During the 1973/74 season he became the second man behind Rudi Kargus for Hamburger SV. However, knee problems forced him to re- break and after surgery to end his higher-class career.

Later, he was still in the amateur field for the SV Wesel in use.