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 Edmund CONEN 1939-1942 
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Name: Edmund Conen

Nicknames: "Ed", "Rolly"


Country: :GER: Germany
Club: SV Stuttgarter Kickers
Position: *CF, SS
Side: RF/BS
Age: 25-28 years (10/11/1914)

Height: 178 cm
Weight: 76 kg

Attack: 91
Defence: 40
Balance: 79
Stamina: 80
Top Speed: 84
Acceleration: 85
Response: 87
Agility: 86
Dribble Accuracy: 83
Dribble Speed: 82
Short Pass Accuracy: 81
Short Pass Speed: 72
Long Pass Accuracy: 77
Long Pass Speed: 70
Shot Accuracy: 87
Shot Power: 82
Shot Technique: 85
Free Kick Accuracy: 69
Curling: 68
Header: 85
Jump: 82
Technique: 84
Aggression: 89
Mentality/Tenacity: 82
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 79

Injury Tolerance: B
Form/Condition: 5
Weak Foot Accuracy: 5
Weak Foot frequency: 5
Consistency: 5
Growth type: Standard

P13: Dummy Run
S01: 1-touch Play
S12: Flicking Skills

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Scoring - Positioning - 1 touch Pass

Attack / Defence Awareness Card: Attack Minded


Legendary German striker. Conen played as centre forward although his style was more of an inside forward, technically gifted player and very mobile, dropping back in midfield to create chances but also scoring himself. Very agile, good at heading, good shot and intelligence in the box. Edmund Conen opened his seniors career at FV Saarbrücken and increased with the team in the 1934/35 season in the Southwest Gauliga on . After his illness pause, he joined the mediation of his former coach Ossi Müller. In 1938 the Stuttgart Kickers in the Gauliga Württemberg . During the Second World War, he was a guest player at FC Mulhouse and the army -SV Groß Born . In 1934 blurted his intended move to Werder Bremen since Conen had betrayed the German Football Association , which sums Werder invested in new players . At that time football in Germany still amateur sport and payments to players were not allowed. For the clubs Stuttgarter Kickers ( 13-11 , 1939-42 ) and HSV Groß- Born ( 3-3 in 1944 ) , he completed a total of 16 finals matches in the German football championship , scoring 14 goals . In the final round of the 1939 international striker came with the Kickers points with SK Admira Vienna, both clubs came to each 7:5 points to the 2nd Place in the group III. The Kickers he sat down on the side of Albert Sing in the Gauliga Württemberg from 1939 to 1942 in four series as champion by. With large -Born Conen failed in the final in 1944 only in the semifinals by a 2:3 defeat at the Air Force Sports Club Hamburg. His teammates included here Wilhelm pay, Hinsch Kurt and Ernst Plener . In July 1933, he had gained experience in the dressing selection of Rheinhessen / Saar alongside his team mate William Sold and was on 29 July 1934 in Nuremberg in the final against Bayern victorious 5-3 Southwest selection around the fighting game trophy. Conen distinguished himself as a triple and National Left Wing Joseph Fath as scored twice from this . After the Second World War , he played until 1950 successfully with the Kickers in the Football Oberliga Süd . In the 1947/48 season achieved the "Blue " from Degerloch 's record of 113 goals and ended up with it on the third. Conen scored 18 hits on the offensive colleague Kurt Lauxmann (26 ), Siegfried Kronenbitter side (13), the eleven goals by Helmut Schmeisser and Sosna Günther , and eight hits of Exnationalspieler Reinhard Schaletzki. From 1950 to 1952 he worked in Switzerland as player-coach at Young Fellows Zurich in the National League A . He denied 1934-1942 28 caps for the DFB , scoring 27 goals . Total of 14 times he was active during his time at FV Saarbrücken for the national team , also 14 during his time with the Stuttgarter Kickers . In the second discharged World Cup 1934, he was one of the most striking center forwards . The storm with him , Ernst Lehner, Karl Hohmann, Otto Siffling and Stanislaus Kobierski was decisive for the unexpected success of the German team in the tournament. With a 3-2 win ( Goals : 2x Lehner , 1x Conen ) against Austria , third place was achieved. A record he sat with his three goals in one half in a 5-2 victory in the second round against Belgium in Florence. This power could only Gerd Müller leveled at the Football World Cup 1970 in a 3-1 for the German team against Peru as the second German player in the history of the World Cup . Noteworthy is the fact that Conen was at this tournament only 19 years old. At the age of 21, he was finally stopped by a protracted illness. Conen suffered from cardiac neurosis and was afraid of people . Three and a half years of football disappeared from his life. After the 14th International match against Poland on 15 September 1935 ( with a cones hit) he was only on 25 June 1939 indicate in Copenhagen against Denmark back his international comeback. He scored one goal in the 2-0 victory. In the war of 1942 , he played his last international match . On 3 May won the German national team with 5:3 goals in Budapest against Hungary. He died in 1990.

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