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|Full name||Martin Meichelbeck|
|Date of birth||(1976-11-21) 21 November 1976|
|Place of birth||Bamberg, West Germany|
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|1992–1993||1. FC Nürnberg|
|1993–1995||1. FC Bamberg|
|1995–1996||1. FC Bamberg|
|1996–1998||SpVgg Jahn Forchheim||66||(13)|
|1998–2000||SpVgg Greuther Fürth II||12||(1)|
|1998–2000||SpVgg Greuther Fürth||35||(5)|
|2003–2007||→ VfL Bochum II||4||(0)|
|2008–2010||SpVgg Greuther Fürth||7||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Meichelbeck was born in Bamberg (Franconia). His first football club was FC Baunach. He played one season in the youth team of 1. FC Nürnberg. The next clubs were 1. FC Bamberg and SpVgg Jahn Forchheim.
SpVgg Greuther Fürth
The professional career of Meichelbeck started at 2. Bundesliga club SpVgg Greuther Fürth in 1998. At this point, he decided to start a professional football career. He was still studying medicine till that time. Meichelbeck played for SpVgg Greuther Fürth until 2000.
In 2000, Meichelbeck moved to VfL Bochum. Meichelbeck is the player who has played the most matches for VfL Bochum in the 2007–08 squad. Highlights of this period are his one UEFA Cup match with VfL Bochum against Standard Liège and one match with the German Team 2006. He also relegated and promoted twice with his club. In his professional career, Meichelbeck has gotten only one red card.
SpVgg Greuther Fürth
In 2008 Meichelbeck return to SpVgg Greuther Fürth for two seasons.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|1995–96||1. FC Bamberg||Bezirksoberliga Oberfranken||—||—||—|
|1996–97||SpVgg Jahn Forchheim||Oberliga Bayern||33||5||—||—||—||33||5|
|1998–99||SpVgg Greuther Fürth II||Bezirksoberliga Mittelfranken||10||1||—||—||—||10||1|
|1998–99||SpVgg Greuther Fürth||2. Bundesliga||6||0||0||0||—||—||6||0|
|2003–04||VfL Bochum II||Oberliga Westfalen||3||0||—||—||—||3||0|
|2008–09||SpVgg Greuther Fürth||2. Bundesliga||4||0||1||0||—||—||5||0|
Meichelbeck is often seen as a not very stereotypical football player. He is studying Social Behaviour Science at the FernUniversität Hagen. He had eleven years piano lessons and is still a devoted piano player in his free time.
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