Marvin Höner

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Marvin Höner
Personal information
Full name Marvin Höner
Date of birth (1994-05-04) 4 May 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Bielefeld, Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
SV Rödinghausen
Number 23
Youth career
–2013 Arminia Bielefeld
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Jong Ajax 7 (0)
2015– SV Rödinghausen 14 (2)
National team
2012 Germany U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 March 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 August 2013

Marvin Höner (born 4 May 1994) is a German professional footballer who plays as a striker for SV Rödinghausen.

Club career[edit]

Arminia Bielefeld[edit]

Born in Bielefeld, Höner is an academy product of local 2. Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld. He played for the club's A-Juniors team in the 2012–13 Under 19 Bundesliga season, scoring ten goals in 12 matches.[1] His performances for his club as well as for the German national under-19 team drew attention from several clubs, including Ajax.[2] He was invited to a trial by Ajax and played for the Ajax A1 team in the annual Copa Amsterdam, scoring once.[3]

Ajax[edit]

On 24 June 2013, Höner signed a two-year contract with Ajax.[4] With a year remaining on his contract with Arminia Bielefeld, an undisclosed transfer fee between the two clubs was agreed.[5] It was later revealed that the fee was €150.000 (an initial €50.000 payment, and an additional €100.000 when Höner breaks into the first team). Arminia Bielefeld will also receive a further €100.000, should Ajax decide to sell the striker.[6] Höner is the fifth German player to sign for Ajax.[7][8][nb 1]

During the 2013–14 pre-season, Höner made his first appearance as a 63rd-minute substitute for Ajax in a 3–0 friendly match win over De Graafschap on 13 July 2013.[9] On 5 August 2013, he made his professional debut for the reserves team Jong Ajax in a 2–0 Eerste Divisie victory over Telstar.[10]

Rödinghausen[edit]

Having spent a trial period with Ajax partner club Ajax Cape Town in South Africa, towards the end of the 2014–15 season. Höner was able to impress but opted to return to Germany, signing with SV Rödinghausen instead.[11]

International career[edit]

Höner made his debut for the German national under-19 team in a 3–0 friendly match win over France on 14 November 2012. His second appearance came in a 1–0 away loss to Italy on 6 February 2013.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 30 May 2015[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jong Ajax 2013–14 Eerste Divisie 4 0 4 0
2014–15 3 0 3 0
Career total 7 0 7 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The other German players previously contracted to Ajax were Werner Schaaphok (1959–1965), Horst Blankenburg (1970–1975), Arno Steffenhagen (1973–1976), and Peter Lübeke (1977).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marvin Höner at Soccerway
  2. ^ "Ajax holt U19-Nationalspieler Marvin Höner von Arminia" (in German). NW.de. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Ajax test Duitse spits Marvin Höner tijdens Copa Amsterdam" (in Dutch). Voetbalcentraal.nl. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Arminia Bielefeld: Nachwuchsstürmer Marvin Höner wechselt zu Ajax Amsterdam" (in German). Liga Zwei.de. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Ajax koopt Duitse spits Höner (19)" (in Dutch). Ajax Showtime. 24 June 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  6. ^ "Arminia verdient, wenn Marvin Höner den Durchbruch bei Ajax schafft" (in German). NW News. 27 June 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  7. ^ "Ajax holt U 19-Nationalspieler Höner aus Bielefeld" (in German). DFB.de. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Ajax contracteert ook Duitse jeugdinternational" (in Dutch). Voetbalprimeur.nl. 24 June 2013. Archived from the original on 28 July 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  9. ^ "Debutant Daddy maakt indruk en scoort" (in Dutch). Ajax Showtime. 13 July 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  10. ^ "Jong Ajax vs Telstar 2-0". Soccerway. 5 August 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  11. ^ "Marvin Höner now looks unlikely to sign". Soccer Laduma. 30 May 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2015.

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