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Dieter Eckstein


Dieter Eckstein

Dieter Eckstein
Personal information
Full nameDieter Eckstein
Date of birth (1964-03-12) 12 March 1964 (age 50)
Place of birthKehl, West Germany
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing positionStriker
Youth career
1970–1983Kehler FV
1983–19841. FC Nürnberg
Senior career*
1984–19881. FC Nürnberg135(51)
1988–1991Eintracht Frankfurt70(14)
1991–19931. FC Nürnberg85(28)
1993–1995FC Schalke 0430(4)
1995West Ham United0(0)
1995–1996SV Waldhof Mannheim21(1)
1996FC Winterthur11(8)
1996–1998FC Augsburg49(26)
1998–1999SG Post/Süd Regensburg
1999SV Heidingsfeld
2000–2001TSV Neusäß
2001FC Erzberg-Wörnitz
2004FSV Weißenbrunn
2005TSV Burkersdorf
National team
1985–1986West Germany U-217(4)
1986–1988West Germany7(0)
1987–1988West Germany Olympic3(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Dieter Eckstein (born 12 March 1964 in Kehl) is a retired German football player[2] who played for several German clubs plus clubs in Switzerland and West Ham United in England.[3]

He played for the West Germany national team, earning seven caps. Eckstein was a participant at the EURO 1988.

After retirement

On 1 July 2011, while playing in a charity match for amateur side VfR Regensburg, Eckstein had a heart failure and fell into a coma. He was transferred to the University hospital at Regensburg, where his situation was stabilised. The incident is thought to not have caused any permanent damage to his body.[4]


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