Marcel Koller

  • Date of birth : 11/11/1960
  • Position : Coach
  • Country : Austria Austria
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Marcel Koller

Austria
Marcel Koller
Austria coach Marcel Koller ©AFP/Getty Images

Marcel Koller

Austria

Date of birth: 11 November 1960
Nationality:
Swiss
Playing career:
Grasshopper Club
Coaching career:
FC Wil 1900, FC St Gallen, Grasshopper Club, 1. FC Köln, VfL Bochum 1848, Austria

• A former midfielder, Koller spent his entire playing career with Swiss side Grasshoppers, making over 400 league appearances from 1978 to 1997 and winning seven league titles and five Swiss Cups.

• Capped 55 times by Switzerland, he scored three goals for his country and made two appearances at EURO '96, coming off the bench in the 1-1 draw with hosts England and starting the 1-0 loss to Scotland.

• Began coaching career at Wil in 1997 and took over at St Gallen two years later, leading the club to their first Swiss championship since 1903/04 in his maiden season. Returned to Grasshoppers in 2002 and promptly secured the Swiss league crown, but resigned in October 2003 after a disappointing run.

• Appointed by Köln the following month, he was sacked after the Bundesliga team finished the season bottom, yet bounced back at Bochum in 2005, earning promotion to the top tier in his first campaign.

• Dismissed by Bochum in September 2009, Koller was installed as Austria coach on 4 October 2011, replacing Dietmar Constantini. Missed out on a place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup but earned a contract extension until December 2015.

Last updated: 05/09/14 18.39CET

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General info

  • Name: Marcel Koller
  • Date of birth: 11/11/1960
  • Country: Austria
  • Team: Austria ( AUT)

  • Current campaign
  • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • National team: European Championship (Qualifying round)
    08/09/14: Austria 1-1 Sweden
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (First round)
    16/09/92: Grasshoppers 1-2 Sporting

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPWDL
Austria4310
Total4310

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPWDL
Grasshoppers2101
St Gallen2011
Total4112
UEFA Europa League
ClubPWDL
St Gallen6213
Grasshoppers8314
Total14527
Last updated: 16/11/2014 01:35 CET
 
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