Dirk Konerding

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Dirk Konerding
Birthday 27. February 1969
Birthplace Hilter am Teutoburger Wald,
Size 186 cm
Position Defense
Years Station
0000–1983 TuS Borgloh
1983–1984 Viktoria 08 Georgsmarienhütte
1984–1986 VfL Osnabrück
1986–1987 Arminia Bielefeld
Years Station Games (goals)1
1987–1993 Arminia Bielefeld 30 (1)
1993–2000 FC Gütersloh 39 (2)
2000–2005 FC Gütersloh 2000
2005–2007 Hammer SpVg
National team
Years Selection Games (goals)
1983–1984 Germany U15 7 0(1)
1984–1985 Germany U16 9 0(0)
1985–1986 Germany U17 8 0(1)
1986–1987 Germany U18 3 0(2)
1 Only league games are indicated.

Dirk Konerding (born 27 February 1969 in Hilter am Teutoburger Wald) is a former German football player.

Konerding started playing football in the youth of TuS Borgloh. He later played for the youth team of Viktoria 08 Georgsmarienhütte before joining the A-youth team of VfL Osnabrück in 1985. In 1986 he switched to Arminia Bielefeld. At DSC, the defender was brought up from the youth team to the men’s team in his first year by coach Horst Franz. After making 13 appearances in his debut year in the 2nd Bundesliga, 17 more (one goal) followed in the following year and relegation to the amateur Oberliga. In 1993 he went to FC Gütersloh. For the FCG he played twelve years, in which he also came to another 39 second division games. In 2005, Konerding went to Hammer SpVg for two years, before joining the district league team SG Bustedt once again in 2007.

The defender played 69 games in his career in the Second Bundesliga (3 goals).

Via the district and Lower Saxony selection Konerding came up to the German U16 national team. In 1985 he was runner-up with them at the World Cup in China. In the semi-finals Konerding scored a goal against the team from Brazil.

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