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1991 Frankfurt Galaxy season
Head Coach Jack Elway
General Manager Oliver Luck
Home Field Waldstadion
Results
Record 7–3
Place 3rd European Division
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
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1992

The 1991 Frankfurt Galaxy season was the inaugural season for the franchise in the newly created World League of American Football (WLAF). The team was led by head coach Jack Elway, and played its home games at Waldstadion in Frankfurt, Germany. They finished the season in third place of the European Division with a record of seven wins and three losses.

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1991 Frankfurt Galaxy staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Oliver Luck
  • Assistant General Manager – John Workman

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line – Bob Beers
  • Running Backs/Tight Ends – Joe Burke
  • Wide Receivers – Tony Adams
Defensive coaches



[1]

RosterEdit

1991 Frankfurt Galaxy roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Operation Discovery


Rookies in italics

[2]

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, March 23 8:00 p.m. London Monarchs L 11–24 0–1 Waldstadion 23,169
2 Monday, April 1 7:00 p.m. at San Antonio Riders W 10–3 1–1 Alamo Stadium 18,432
3 Saturday, April 6 8:00 p.m. at New York/New Jersey Knights W 27–17 2–1 Giants Stadium 36,546
4 Saturday, April 13 5:00 p.m. at Sacramento Surge L 10–16 2–2 Hughes Stadium 17,065
5 Saturday, April 20 8:00 p.m. Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks W 30–28 3–2 Waldstadion 21,065
6 Saturday, April 27 8:00 p.m. Montreal Machine W 17–7 4–2 Waldstadion 25,269
7 Saturday, May 4 8:00 p.m. at Orlando Thunder W 17–14 5–2 Florida Citrus Bowl 11,270
8 Sunday, May 12 7:00 p.m. Birmingham Fire W 10–3 6–2 Waldstadion 28,127
9 Sunday, May 19 3:00 p.m. at Barcelona Dragons W 10–3 7–2 Montjuic Stadium 29,753
10 Saturday, May 25 8:00 p.m. Sacramento Surge L 13–24 7–3 Waldstadion 51,653

[3] [4] [5]

StandingsEdit

European Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA DIV STK
London Monarchs 9 1 0 .900 310 121 1–1 L1
Barcelona Dragons 8 2 0 .800 206 126 1–1 W1
Frankfurt Galaxy 7 3 0 .700 155 139 1–1 L1

[6] [7]

Game summariesEdit

Week 1: vs London MonarchsEdit

Week One: London Monarchs at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 0 7 17 0

24

Frankfurt 2 3 0 6

11

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, March 23
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 23,169
  • Referee: Stan Kemp
  • [4]

Week 6: vs Montreal MachineEdit

Week Six: Montreal Machine at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Montreal 0 0 0 7

7

Frankfurt 0 7 7 3

17

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 27
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 25,269
  • Referee: Stan Kemp
  • [5]

AwardsEdit

After the completion of the regular season, the All-World League team was selected by the league's ten head coaches.[8] Overall, Frankfurt had five players selected, with three on the first team and two on the second team.[8] The five selections were:

  • Tony Baker, running back (first team)
  • Tim Broady, strong safety (second team)
  • Garry Frank, guard (first team)
  • Mark Mraz, defensive end (first team)
  • Mike Teeter, nose tackle (second team)

NotesEdit

  1. "Frankfurt Galaxy". The Official 1991 World League of American Football Media Guide. pp. 80–99.
  2. "1991 Final Stats". 1992 Frankfurt Galaxy Media Guide. pp. 56–57.
  3. "1991 Game Summaries". 1992 Frankfurt Galaxy Media Guide. pp. 96–105.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "American Football Kicks-Off In Germany". Deseret News. March 24, 1991. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/153080/AMERICAN-FOOTBALL-KICKS-OFF-IN-GERMANY.html?pg=all. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Associated Press (April 27, 1991). "Galaxy 17, Machine 7". Associated Press News Archive. http://www.apnewsarchive.com/1991/Galaxy-17-Machine-7/id-7ac9c212622b64f59508f856198c3e85. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  6. Associated Press (May 28, 1991). "WLAF standings". The Item (Sumter, South Carolina): p. 4B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=O5IiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ha4FAAAAIBAJ&hl=de&pg=1430%2C6436739. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
  7. "1991 WLAF Standings". The Football Database. http://www.footballdb.com/standings.html?lg=WLAF&yr=1991. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "1991 All-World League Team". The News (Boca Raton, Florida): p. 5D. May 25, 1991. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=E9xOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=G40DAAAAIBAJ&pg=2788%2C4740459. Retrieved July 31, 2012.

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