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Manfred Rummel

Manfred Rummel
Personal information
Date of birth (1938-03-22)22 March 1938
Place of birth Essen, Germany
Date of death 27 July 2017(2017-07-27) (aged 79)
Playing position(s) Striker
Youth career
FSV Kettwig
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1963 Schwarz-Weiß Essen
1963–1964 SC Preußen Münster 27 (8)
1955–1967 1. FC Kaiserslautern 38 (15)
1967 Pittsburgh Phantoms 19 (14)
1968 Kansas City Spurs 28 (11)
Total 112+ (48+)
Teams managed
1975–1976 Bayer 04 Leverkusen
1981–1983 Schwarz-Weiß Essen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Manfred Rummel (22 March 1938 – 27 July 2017)[1] was a German professional football player and coach.


Born in Essen, Rummel joined Schwarz-Weiß Essen in 1958 from FSV Kettwig. He was part of the Schwarz-Weiß Essen which won the 1959 German Cup.[2] He spent five years with the club, scoring 51 goals in 87 appearances.[2] He also played for SC Preußen Münster and 1. FC Kaiserslautern.[1] He later played in the United States with the Pittsburgh Phantoms and the Kansas City Spurs.[3]

After retiring as a player, Rummel initially coached football to people with disabilities, before becoming manager of Schwarz-Weiß Essen in 1981, staying in that role until 1983.[2] He held various other roles with the club, including being their managing director from 2006 to 2011.[2] He also worked as the manager of Bayer 04 Leverkusen, and as a coach at Rot-Weiss Essen.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Profile". Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d "Der Essener Fußball trauert um Manni Rummel" (in German). WAZ. 28 July 2017. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Profile". NASL Jersesys. Retrieved 6 August 2017.