Jürgen Glinka - Jürgen Glinka

Jürgen Glinka
birthday 16. Februar 1940
Position Defender
Years Station Games (goals) 1
0000–1965 1. FC Lichtenfels
1965–1966 SpVgg Weiden 33 (14)
1966–1969 Red and white food 70 0(4)
1969–1972 VfR Heilbronn 100 0(4)
1 Only league games are given.

Jürgen Glinka (born February 16, 1940 ) is a former German soccer player .


Glinka played for 1. FC Lichtenfels in the Bayern League until 1965 . In the 1964/65 season, he finished eighth with the Upper Franconians. But the highlight was the win with the selection of Bavaria in the competition of the regional cup . The center forward from Lichtenfels played alongside Gerhard Faltermeier and Manfred Linz in the 3-2 win against Westphalia . After the round he moved to the current Bayernliga champions, who had just been promoted to the regional soccer league south , to SpVgg Weiden . Success for Glinka did not come with Weiden, in his first season in 1965/66the penultimate, seventeenth place was taken. Glinka scored 14 goals in 33 games for the Upper Palatinate . Weiden was relegated and Glinka left the game association after a year. He accepted the offer of the Bundesliga promoted Rot-Weiss Essen and played in 1966/67 with the Elf from Hafenstrasse in the Bundesliga . In the team around the star Willi Lippens , Glinka played 15 games and scored his first and only Bundesliga goal on matchday 23 against Bayern Munich . Peter Dietrich and Heinz Simmet were also newcomers to the Rot-Weisse . Essen placed under coach Heinz Pliskaat the end of the season in 17th place and was one of the relegated teams of the season with Fortuna Düsseldorf .

Glinka joined the men from Hafenstrasse in the Regional Football League West . In the first year, 1967/68 , he won the runner- up with RWE under the young trainer Erich Ribbeck . He now acted in defense and often formed the defense in front of goalkeeper Fred-Werner Bockholt with Klaus Fetting , Roland Peitsch and Heinz Stauvermann . In the promotion round, Essen failed at Hertha BSC. Glinka had played in all eight games, before that she had played 30 games in the regional league (1 goal). Also the second regional league year, 1968/69, brought the runner-up for Glinka and RWE. However, Kuno Klötzer was in charge of training - he took over 1. FC Nuremberg in the Bundesliga on April 13, 1969 - and Willi Vordenbäum as its successor . Due to injury, Glinka was only able to play nine games (1 goal) in the association round. In the promotion round against VfL Osnabrück, Karlsruher SC, Tasmania 1900 Berlin and TuS Neuendorf, however, he was again in all eight games. With 14: 2 points he was promoted to the Bundesliga . In the Regionalliga West Glinka came to 39 games for RWE in which he scored two goals and 16 promotion round matches (1 goal). After he moved to Bundesliga promotion season 1969/70 toVfR Heilbronn in the Football Regionalliga Süd.

With the promoted Heilbronn managed under the coaches Adolf Remy (until December 1969) and Frantisek Bufka with the 14th place of relegation. In addition to players like Rudi Entenmann , Hans Hägele , Dieter Höller , Martin Kübler , Rainer Lippert and Heiko Racky , Glinka played 37 league games and scored two goals. Eighth place was taken in each of his second and third seasons. Glinka scored four goals in 100 games for Heilbronn. On December 12, 1970, the VfR achieved perhaps the greatest victory in the club's history, when they played in front of 15,000 spectators against the reigning cup winner Kickers Offenbachcelebrated a 2-0 victory in the DFB Cup . As a right defender, Glinka successfully fought alongside Libero Klaus Schmidt OFC left winger Erwin Kremers . The last sixteen was the last stop, in Gelsenkirchen they suffered a 4-0 defeat against FC Schalke 04 .

At the age of 32 and after a total of 172 games (20 goals) in the then second-class regional league, he went back to the amateur camp and joined SC Ilsfeld in the Heilbronn district.


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  • Georg Schrepper, Uwe Wick: “… RWE again and again!” The story of Rot-Weiss-Essen. Verlag Die Werkstatt, Göttingen 2004, ISBN 3-89533-467-7 .