Rolf Keller

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Rolf Keller
Personal information
Full name Rolf Keller
Date of birth (1936-10-09) 9 October 1936 (age 84)
Place of birth Switzerland
Playing position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1956 FC Basel 9 (3)
1958–1957 Servette FC
1957–1958 FC Bern 7 (2)
1958–1964 FC Thun 93 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Rolf Keller (born 9 October 1936) is a Swiss former footballer who played as Striker in the 1950s.

Keller joined Basel's first team for their 1954–55 season under player-coach René Bader. He played his domestic league debut for the club in the home game at the Landhof on 31 October 1954 as Basel won 3–1 against Grenchen.[1] He scored his first two goals for his club one week later on 7 November in the home game at the Landhof in the Swiss Cup as Basel won 6–0 against FC Riehen.[2] He scored his first league goal for his club another week later on 14 November in the away game as Basel won 3–2 against Lugano.[3]

The following season Keller scored a hat-trick in the Swiss Cup match on 19 November 1955. Basel won the match 5–0 against local team SC Binningen.[4]

Between the years 1954 and 1956 Keller played a total of 19 games for Basel scoring a total of 11 goals. Nine of these games were in the Nationalliga A, four in the Swiss Cup and six were friendly games. He scored three goals in the domestic league, five goals in the cup and the other three were scored during the test games.[5]

Following his time with FC Basel Keller moved on to play for Servette. He stayed one season with them before he moved on again. This time he moved to FC Bern and stayed here one season. For the 1958-59 season Keller moved on to play for FC Thun, who at this time played in the second tier of Swiss football.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Verein "Basler Fussballarchiv”. "FC Basel - FC Grenchen 3:1 (0:0)". Verein "Basler Fussballarchiv”. Retrieved 2019-11-16. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  2. ^ "FC Basel - FC Riehen 6:0 (5:0)". Verein "Basler Fussballarchiv”. Retrieved 2019-11-16. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  3. ^ "FC Lugano - FC Basel 2:3 (0:2)". Verein "Basler Fussballarchiv”. Retrieved 2019-11-16. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  4. ^ "FC Basel - SC Binningen 5:0 (2:0)". Verein "Basler Fussballarchiv”. Retrieved 2019-11-16. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)
  5. ^ Verein "Basler Fussballarchiv”. "Rolf Keller - FCB-Statistik". Verein "Basler Fussballarchiv”. Retrieved 2019-11-16. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)

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