He primarily played for the Bayer 04 Reserves and he made one 30-minute appearance for the first team. He came on as a substitute for Franco Foda on 64 minutes in the penultimate home game of the 1993/94 season against VfB Stuttgart.
After that season, he moved on to Hamburg to join FC St. Pauli. In his first season, he gained promotion to the Bundesliga with the Hamburg team. However, it was back to the second division after two years in Germany's top flight. He made a total of 181 appearances and scored four goals for St. Pauli.
After six years in Hamburg, he went to Turkey to play for Siirt Jetpa Spor in the Süper Lig. On returning to Germany he played for Jahn Regensburg, the Hamburg SV second team, Rot-Weiß Erfurt, Darmstadt 98 and Altona 93. He ended his playing career in 2008.
Stephan Hanke now turns 50. I wish you many happy returns and stay fit and healthy.
Jürgen Röber was born on 25 December 1953 in Gernrode in former East Germany. He came to the west with his parents in 1956, living in Bertlich in the district of Recklinghausen and playing for SuS Bertlich up to U15 level. He then moved to FC Zons in the Lower Rhine region and spent his final youth years there. Werder Bremen became aware of the strong-running midfielder via Verbandsliga clubs Ford Niehl and TuS Lingen and brought him into the Bundesliga in 1974.Show more
In 1963 there was a matchday between Christmas and New Year. 3000 spectators came to the Ulrich Haberland Stadium on 29 December. In blazing sunshine and wonderful winter weather, Bayer 04 play SpVgg Herten, a club from Recklinghausen, on a good playing surface. In a time before substitutes with injured players staying on the pitch like statues, the Werkself are fighting to stay up. .Show more
In this video you can watch impressive and important goals in the history of Bayer 04 in the month of December. It is not always about the beauty of the goals but also about remembering special games and players.Show more
Matchday 17 in the 1983/84 season brings a derby at the Ulrich Haberland Stadium. It is 9 December 1983, the last game before the winter break. Our stadium is, unimaginable today, not sold out but does have a decent crowd of 15,000. Around 2,000 spectators have crossed the Rhine from Cologne.Show more
On Saturday, 2 December 1978, Bundesliga 2 northern section leaders Bayer 04 hosted the team sitting third in the southern section, SpVgg Bayreuth, in the third round of the DFB-Pokal.Show more