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 Andreas KUPFER 1937-1942 
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Name: Andreas Kupfer


Country: :GER: Germany
Club: 1. FC Schweinfurt 05
Position: *DMF, CMF
Side: LF/BS
Age: 23-28 years (07/05/1914)

Height: 172 cm
Weight: 74 kg

Attack: 73
Defence: 79
Balance: 84
Stamina: 87
Top Speed: 84
Acceleration: 81
Response: 81
Agility: 79
Dribble Accuracy: 85
Dribble Speed: 78
Short Pass Accuracy: 87
Short Pass Speed: 83
Long Pass Accuracy: 85
Long Pass Speed: 80
Shot Accuracy: 72
Shot Power: 85
Shot Technique: 73
Free Kick Accuracy: 69
Curling: 66
Header: 77
Jump: 79
Technique: 84
Aggression: 75
Mentality: 88
Keeper Skills: 50
Team Work: 85

Injury Tolerance: B
Condition/Fitness: 7
Weak Foot Accuracy: 6
Weak Foot Frequency: 6
Consistency: 7
Growth Type: Standard Lasting

P04: Anchor Man
S02: Passer
S05: 1-touch Play
S08: Slide Tackle

SPECIAL ABILITIES: Passing - 1 touch Pass - Sliding

Attack / Defence Awareness Card: Balanced


One of the leading pre-war midfielders. Kupfer was wing half, playing mainly on the right side. He was very strong player, good in defensive tasks but also supported the offensive moves. Andreas had good pace and technique, passing range and powerful shooting, very endurable player with good tactical awareness, he was good dribbler and knew to make fool of his rival with his footwork. Grew up in the athletic field as a senior foreign runners in the top class in the old European Cup system has become known footballer with the red-blacks from VfR Schweinfurt 07th At age 19 he joined in 1933 the leading local first FC Schweinfurt 05 at. With the 1933/34 round were first played out primarily in 16 criteria established by regional loyalties of Gauligen the regional championships. Were competitors of the Green-Whites from Lower Franconia including the first - in Bavaria and challenging Gauliga FC Nuremberg, Munich 1860, Bayern Munich, Augsburg, Schwaben, SpVgg Fuerth, Wacker Munich - occupied the 05er debut year in the fourth. The young talent was copper in the power class of Gauliga as well as on the side of his teammates and Karl Albin Kitzinger stirring valuable lesson learned, and so improve its performance continuously. Only in the semifinals of the Schweinfurt failed after a 2-3 defeat - on 8 November 1936 in Gelsenkirchen - Schalke 04 at the In the next round but sat down on the upswing. Behind holders 1 FC Nuremberg, occupied the Green-Whites 1936/37 and copper debuted in second place on 21 March 1937 in the national soccer team. Then moved to his teammates Albin Kitzinger, who had given in August 1935, his debut for the national team. As on 2 April 1939 Schweinfurt 2-1 gates at the first defending champion FC Nuremberg, who won the game, they could celebrate the Gaumeisterschaft with one point ahead of the TSV Munich 1860, thus moving into the final round of the German Football Championship. After the end of the Second World War in southern Germany on 4 November 1945 with the opening day of the football league started South. On 14 October, the Schweinfurt when already in a friendly match first FC Bamberg guest. After 30 match days occupied copper and colleagues with 33:27 points in seventh place in the debut round of 1945/46. Superior to Nuremberg in 1946/47 from the existing 20 clubs "mammoth league" with 13-point lead and a goal difference of 108:31 before the SV Waldhof could get the Südmeisterschaft, Schweinfurt finished ninth. On the 35th Match had "Schnüdel" in front of 14,000 spectators with a 2-2 draw with the champions one point removed. In the 1950/51 Schweinfurt after the 3-0 home victory in the rescheduled game on 12 November 1950 against FC Singen 04, where Ernst Willimowski played in the attack on, with 17:7 points in the league table, the South, but lost seven days later, on 19 November, the championship lead by a 1-2 home defeat against Schwaben Augsburg in the tied competitors first FC Nuremberg and Fürth SpVgg. Three days later, led the 36-year-old Kupfer, 22 November in Stuttgart 115,000 spectators at the overcrowded Neckar Stadium, captained the German national football team for the first post-war international against Switzerland. At the round end, he finished in seventh place with Schweinfurt and had been involved in 32 of 34 league games and scored three goals. For the first time established himself with Fritz Meusel, he scored for the Green-Whites 23 goals, an offensive player of Schweinfurt in the front ranks of the South-scorer. The following year brought almost the descent. The 05er achieved with 32 hits, the fewest goals of the league and can just make out the two relegated Schwaben Augsburg and Mannheim district club VfL Neckarau saving behind. On 29 March 1953, just before his 39th Birthday and after 20 years as a performer in the increasingly playing in the excellence of the Gau-league or league team, denies Andreas for Schweinfurt 05 his last competitive match. He was together with Ludwig Merz and Walter Lang, the number of runners. Went 0-3 with his 229th gates The first league game FC Nurnberg lost. After some 650 missions in the dress of zero five, he finished his two decades of impressive playing career. During the war years it was on 14 July 1940 in Frankfurt am Main in the match against Romania for the debut of Fritz Walter of 1 FC Kaiserslautern. The 26-time National Player of the copper was calming the nervous novice roommate from the Palatinate. The game ended with a 9-3 success and Germany had three times the scorers with a new striker Fritz Walter. On 22 November 1942 resulted in Germany vs Slovakia by his last war against international match. Copper was in his 43rd Countries play together with Hans Albert Rohde and Sing in a 5-2 series success, the German runner. Fritz Walter and August Klingler formed an outstanding left wing. Then were the ever-worsening war conditions no longer possible international games. After the Second World War was one of the veteran from Schweinfurt in March and June 1946 in the first two games of the representative selection of South Germany against West Germany. In May and October 1948 he again represented the South in the games against a combination of West / North and North Germany. Germany coach Herberger led from the 14th to 19 November 1949 in Duisburg, the first postwar education course for the future national team. On 22 November 1950, eight years after the war last international match on 22 November 1942, the 36-year-old Kupfer, the team captain of the German national football team in the first post-war international match against Switzerland in Stuttgart. With his 44th cap ended his 13 year career in the national team. Andreas Kupfer died in 2001.

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