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Georg Knöpfle

Full name: Georg Knöpfle
Nickname(s): Schorsch
Gender: Male
Born: May 16, 1904 in Schramberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: December 14, 1987 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: SpVgg Fürth, Fürth (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football


Georg Knöpfle earned 23 caps for the German national football team, then becoming their coach in 1935 and he was on the German coaching staff at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. After the war he became one of West Germany’s best coaches, winning the German Cup with Werder Bremen in 1961 and the German Championship with 1.FC Köln in 1963 in the first year of the “Bundesliga” – Germany’s premier league. In 1966 Knöpfle became the first technical director of a German football club, the Hamburger Sportverein.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Football Men's Football Germany GER 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Football Germany GER Final Standings 5T 1928-05-27 0 0 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Football Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1928-06-03 URU 4, GER 1 0
1928 Summer 24 Amsterdam Football Germany GER Round One Match #2 1 1928-05-28 GER 4, SUI 0 0
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