Prolific Scorers Data - Erwin Helmchen - Additional Data


 
All teams 
 						official	 	friendlies

Brandenburg Cottbus	1924-1928		 69+  104(-55/13)*	 16	 30(-33/10)
PSV Chemnitz		1928-1944		338+  667(-15/2) 	264	474(-28/6)
PSV II			1939			  1	  ?(-11)
Nord (Fewa) Chemnitz	1945-1950		 60+   82(-70/16) 	 46	 72(-106/23)
VfB Lübeck	 	1950-1951		 18	 17	   	  8	  3

Selection teams:
Germany			1928-1937				 	  6	  6	

Regional selections
  among which:
  Southeast Germany	1927-1928		 4	 6
  Central Germany 	1928-1933		17	26
  Saxony	 	1933-1949		34	42 
  Niederlausitz		1925-1927		 4	 4

City selections
  among which:
  Cottbus	 	1925-1927		 3	 5		  2	  2
  Chemnitz	 	1928-1946		25	28(-15/4) 	  3	  4
  Leipzig	 	1934			 1	 0

League selection 	1940			 1	 1

total					 	575	982(-166/36)	345	591	  												936   1610**

* between brackets: missing goals of teams/matches
** According to a Chemnitz archive report Helmchen scored from July 1945 to October 1946
   74 goals in 39 games. Without details. Newspapers during this period reported Helmchen's
   37 goals in 23 matches. The difference is added to the total (16 games, 37 goals).
*** Notes: there may be other matches for clubs and selections.
   
	   
Data by Tournament (Official Only) 
	   
Domestic Campionships
  among which:

  Bezirksklasse Niederlausitz		1924-1928		 52+	 86+	(-55/13)
  1.Klasse Chemnitz			1928-1933		 87	210
  Gauliga Sachsen		 	1933-1944		145	224+	(-4)	
  Staffel Chemnitz			1939-1944		  9	 28	(-11 PSV II)
  District League Chemnitz		1946-1949		 54+	 78+	(-70/16)
  Landesliga Sachsen			1949-1950		  6	  4
  Oberliga Nord				1950			  2	  1
  Landesliga Schleswig-Holstein		1950-1951		 11	 15
Regional Finals				1925-1951		 32	 51
Germany Finals				1932-1936		 16	 23

Domestic Cups				
  Bundespokal (regional selects)	1927-1940		 29+	 40
  Verbandpokal (regional selects)	1926			  1+	  0
  Deutscher Pokal		 	1935-1943		 23	 40
  Regional cups				1925-1943		 24+	 56+	(-11/2)				
Other Tournaments:

Summer war tournament			1940-1943		 24	 54

The matches of Helmchen for select Germany:

06.01.1928. Olympia team Germany - South Bavaria - 3:1.
14.05.1932. Germany - Everton England – 2:3. 1 goal
28.05.1933. Germany - Glasgow Rangers – 2:3.
18.11.1936. Germany - Mittelrhein – 6:1. 3 goals
22.05.1937. Germany - Manchester City – 3:2. 
05.09.1937. Germany - Brandenburg – 3:2. 2 goals.	
 
Achievements and facts 	
 
- Winner of Central Germany (1932), Saxony (1935, 1936)
- 11x Winner of League (1927-1951)
- Semi-finalist of the German championship 1935
- Winner of Bundespokal 1936 and Regionalpokal 1934
- Winner of summer war tournament 1940 and 1943
- Best scorer of Bundespokal 1936 (10 goals), 1940 (9 goals) and in total (40 goals)
- Best scorer of Gauliga (1933-1944)
- Best scorer of Germany final 1936 (10 goals)
- More times top scorer of Regionalliga
- Over 100 matches for selections (national, regional, city). Last match in 42 years.
- At least 141 hat-tricks in official matches (incl. 2x8 goals, 3x7 goals, 10x6 goals,
  15x5 goals etc)
- After an injury Helmchen played on October 8, 1939 in league match for the reserve
  team PSV (11:0) and was suspended for 2 weeks for insulting a referee.
- In the match on November 17, 1940 PSV - Harthau he broke his ankle and missed 4 months
- After the match on March 3, 1942 PSV – VfB Leipzig Helmchen suspended for unsportsmanlike
  conduct for 5 months
- In 1941-1944 Erwin missed a total of about 120 games of PSV
- According to the article in "Schleswig-Holsteinische Volkszeitung" on June 23, 1951,
  Helmchen scored 2120 goals in over 1300 games (including 415 penalties). High likely
  the goals for junior teams are included in this sum. In the farewell game on June 23,
  1951 VfB Lübeck - TB Harburg 3:2 Helmchen scored one goal. 

Prolific Scorers Data

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Thanks to Walter Grüber (Germany)

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