Hans Jakob

Hans Jakob (16 June 1908 – 24 March 1994, aged 85) was born in München.

He played over 1000 games as goalkeeper for SSV Jahn Regensburg, and also for FC Bayern München from 1942 to 1945.In his 38 international games,Jakob kept eleven clean-sheets and while he was in goal, Germany were only defeated eight times.

‘Jakl’ Jakob was an all-round athlete who managed considerable results in track-and-field, winning the Bavarian hurdles race championships repeatedly, which led a decathlon promoter to almost persuade him to pursue a decathlon career.He died in Regensburg (Wikipedia).

  • Member of Germany’s squad for the 1934 & 1938 FIFA World Cup (Jahn Regensburg).
  • Matches played for Germany: 38 (1930-1939)
  • Goals: 0
  • Clubs:

1926–1942          SSV Jahn Regensburg

1942–1946          Bayern Munich

1946–1949          1. FC Lichtenfels

  • Matches played for Germany in the FIFA World Cup: 4

1934 World Cup third-place match: Germany – Austria 3-2

1938 World Cup qualifying: Finland – Germany 0-2

1938 World Cup qualifying: Germany – Estonia 4-1

1938 World Cup qualifying: Germany – Sweden 5-0


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