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Gerhardt Neef

"Gerry"

Gerhardt Neef

(1946 – 2010)

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Gerhardt Neef

Gerhardt Neef
(1946 – 2010)

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Gerhardt Neef

(1946 – 2010)
About Gerhardt
This is a tribute to Gerry Neef. Gerhardt "Gerry" Neef was a German professional football player.
Although he was taken to Scotland initially by Eddie Turnbull, manager of Aberdeen FC, Gerhardt Neef was best known for his spell at Scottish side Rangers, whom he signed for in the spring 1968. A former German policeman, he was seen as the answer to the clubs problematic goalkeeping position. The manager Davie White had been struggling to find a replacement to Billy Ritchie since his departure in 1967, using Erik Sorensen and Norrie Martin but not settling on either.
He made his debut on 19 April 1969 in a league match against Greenock Morton, keeping a clean sheet in a 3-0 home win. The following season
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he became first choice at the club playing 39 games and winning the 1970 League Cup, after keeping out Celtic in the final.
Gerhardt Neef passed away on the 23rd February 2010. This is an online memorial dedicated to Gerry's memory. May he rest in peace.
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Gerhardt Neef

This is a tribute to Gerry Neef. Gerhardt "Gerry" Neef was a German professional football player.
Although he was taken to Scotland initially by Eddie Turnbull, manager of Aberdeen FC, Gerhardt Neef was best known for his spell at Scottish side Rangers, whom he signed for in the spring 1968. A former German policeman, he was seen as the answer to the clubs problematic goalkeeping position. The manager Davie White had been struggling to find a replacement to Billy Ritchie since his departure in 1967, using Erik Sorensen and Norrie Martin but not settling on either.
He made his debut on 19 April 1969 in a league match against Greenock Morton, keeping a clean sheet in a 3-0 home win. The following season...

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