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Egon Coordes
German football player and manager

Egon Coordes

Egon Coordes
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Intro German football player and manager
A.K.A. Coordes
Is Athlete Football player Association football player Sports official Association football manager
From Germany
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 13 July 1944, Wesermünde, Germany
Age 78 years
Star sign Cancer
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Egon Coordes (born 13 July 1944) is a German former professional football player and, now, coach.

Playing career

Coordes was born in Wesermünde, Germany. He began his career at Regionalliga North side TuS Bremerhaven 93 but quickly moved to the Bundesliga, playing the rest of his career at just two clubs: SV Werder Bremen and VfB Stuttgart as a defender. Although a rare goalscorer, he managed to score the 10,000th Bundesliga goal when he netted for VfB Stuttgart against Eintracht Frankfurt on 26 January 1974. He played one final season in the 2. Bundesliga after VfB Stuttgart suffered relegation before retiring in 1976, aged 31.

Coaching career

Coordes entered coaching with OSC Bremerhaven in the Regionalliga North and worked his way through to the post of assistant coach at FC Bayern Munich by 1984. He stepped up to being head coach at his former club VfB Stuttgart in 1986, but lasted just one season as the team finished a disappointing 12th. He returned to his old post at Bayern Munich, before again trying his hand as head coach of Hamburger SV in March 1992, but again fared poorly and was sacked after just six months.

This was the cue for Coordes to try his luck abroad as he moved to the UAE with Al-Nasr before returning to Europe with Austria Vienna. After a year with the Austrian high-flyers, he headed back to his native land with 2. Bundesliga side Hannover 96. Again, he struggled with German management as the club plunged into the Regionalliga for the first time in their history and Coordes was promptly sacked. After a spell back as Bayern Munich assistant coach, he moved to Switzerland for a season with FC Luzern before again heading out to the Middle East as the Iranian under-23 coach and later at Al-Khaleej of the UAE. Following a single season there, he again moved to Austria with amateur side FC Gatt, before again returning to work for Bayern Munich.

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