Marco Haber

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Marco Haber
Kuntz Haber.jpg
Haber (right) with Stefan Kuntz
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-09-21) 21 September 1971 (age 51)
Place of birth Grünstadt, West Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
1. FC Kaiserslautern (team coordinator)
Youth career
TV Kindenheim
0000–1985 VfR Frankenthal
1985–1989 1. FC Kaiserslautern
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1995 1. FC Kaiserslautern 139 (10)
1995–1998 VfB Stuttgart 76 (3)
1998–1999 Las Palmas 9 (0)
1999–2002 SpVgg Unterhaching 69 (2)
2002 Hansa Rostock 2 (0)
2002–2004 Omonia Nicosia 45 (0)
2004–2006 Anorthosis Famagusta 48 (1)
2006–2007 Nea Salamis 21 (0)
2007–2008 FSV Oggersheim 17 (0)
Total 386 (16)
National team
1990–1993 Germany U-21 23 (2)
1992 Germany Olympic 2 (0)
1995 Germany 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Marco Haber (born 21 September 1971) is a German former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Born in Grünstadt, Haber joined 1. FC Kaiserslautern at age 18, and made his first division debut shortly after, on 14 October 1989, playing the entire 1–1 draw at Bayer 04 Leverkusen. In the following season, he became an automatic first-choice, leading the side to the national championship, adding the runner-up position in 1993–94. He also played as they won the 1991 DFB-Supercup.[2]

In 1995, Haber moved to VfB Stuttgart, where he was regularly used during three seasons, also helping win the 1997 domestic cup. In August and December of the year he joined, he was called for the national team for two friendlies against Belgium (2–1) and South Africa (0–0).[3] In his last season, he played in eight matches (seven complete) as Stuttgart lost the Cup Winners' Cup to Chelsea FC.

After an unassuming spell in Spain's second division with UD Las Palmas, Haber returned to his country and signed for SpVgg Unterhaching, being a regular fixture in his first two years. 2001–02 was split between Unterhaching and FC Hansa Rostock, appearing very rarely in his six-month spell, as relegation was narrowly avoided.

Subsequently, Haber spent five years in the Cypriot league,[4] first in Omonia Nicosia, winning one championship and one Supercup, then Anorthosis Famagusta FC (league champion in 2004–05) and Nea Salamis FC. In summer 2007, he moved back to Germany, playing one season in the Regionalliga Süd (third level) with FSV Oggersheim.

Post-playing career[edit]

In the 2008–09 season, Haber was hired as sports director at FSV Oggersheim. He left the job at the end of the season.

After leaving FSV Oggersheim, Haber was appointed as new team coordinator at 1. FC Kaiserslautern.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Haber, Marco" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 12 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Deutscher Supercup, 1991, Finale". dfb.de. Retrieved 5 November 2020.
  3. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (27 June 2019). "Marco Haber - International Appearances". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  4. ^ Arnhold, Matthias (27 June 2019). "Marco Haber - Matches and Goals in Bundesliga". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  5. ^ "FCK DE – 1. FC Kaiserslautern Website". fck.de.

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