19 Facts About Thomas Doll


Thomas Jens Uwe Doll was born on 9 April 1966 and is a German professional football manager and a former football player who is the current Manager of Persija Jakarta.

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Thomas Doll played as an attacking midfielder for FC Hansa Rostock, BFC Dynamo, Hamburger SV, Lazio, Eintracht Frankfurt and Bari.

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Thomas Doll was allowed to join the youth academy of football club FC Hansa Rostock in 1979.

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Thomas Doll then joined BFC Dynamo in order to ensure a chance to play for the national team.

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Thomas Doll had the opportunity to choose between BFC Dynamo and SG Dynamo Dresden, but wanted to go to Berlin to be able to stay close to his family and because he already knew players in BFC Dynamo from the national youth teams, such as Andreas Thom.

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Thomas Doll immediately became a regular player in the first team of BFC Dynamo.

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Thomas Doll scored his first goal for BFC Dynamo in the DDR-Oberliga in the derby against 1.

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Thomas Doll won the DDR-Oberliga in 1987 and 1988 and the FDGB-Pokal in 1988 and 1989 with BFC Dynamo.

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Thomas Doll played at Lazio for three years, before returning to the Bundesliga in 1994, joining Eintracht Frankfurt, but he was hampered by injuries in the three seasons he spent with the club and made only 28 appearances.

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Thomas Doll played another three seasons, but injuries continued to take their toll.

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At international level, Thomas Doll represented both East Germany and the unified Germany.

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Thomas Doll was part of Germany's squad for Euro 1992 where the side finished as runners-up to Denmark.

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On 19 May 2008, Thomas Doll resigned as the coach of Borussia Dortmund after the team finished a disappointing 13th in the Bundesliga.

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Thomas Doll agreed to manage Genclerbirligi S K and signed a two-year contract.

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Thomas Doll became head coach of Hungarian club Ferencvaros on 18 December 2013.

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Thomas Doll's Ferencvaros secured the club's 29th Nemzeti Bajnoksag I title on 2 April 2016 after a defeat at the Nagyerdei Stadion against Debreceni VSC.

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In recognition of his record performance with Ferencvaros, Thomas Doll received the "Coach of the year in NB I" award from the Hungarian Football Federation in 2016.

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Thomas Doll left the club as Mirko Slomka was confirmed as the club's new manager on 28 May 2019.

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Thomas Doll has two daughters, one with his Italian-born wife Roberta, the other with a former wife now married to another ex-footballer, Olaf Bodden.

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