Date of birth: 30 May 1955
Playing career: FC Wacker Innsbruck, LASK Linz, SPG Innsbruck, Kavala FC, FC Union Wels, Favoritner AC, Wiener Sportclub
Coaching career: Austria Under-21, Austria (three times), LASK Linz, FC Admira Wacker, FC Tirol Innsbruck, 1. FSV Mainz 05, FK Austria Wien (twice), FC Kärnten, FC Pasching
• Spent most of playing career with hometown club Wacker Innsbruck, where he won two championships. Appeared 198 times in the Austrian Bundesliga, scoring five goals, and also played briefly in Greece with Kavala.
• Joined Austrian Football Association (ÖFB) coaching staff after two years as assistant coach at SK Rapid Wien; had two brief spells as interim coach of national team (in October/November 1991 and November 1992) and learned his trade under the great Ernst Happel.
• Coached several Austrian Bundesliga sides during mid-1990s while running a popular summer camp for young footballers in the Tyrol. Returned to ÖFB payroll in 1999 as assistant to national-team coach Otto Barić.
• Made move back to club football with Austria Wien in 2001/02; also coached the side briefly in spring 2008, having previously led Pasching into the UEFA Cup.
• Handed the reins of the Austrian national team in March 2009 midway through the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, as a replacement for Karel Brückner, kicking off with a 2-1 win against Romania.
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