(born 30 December 1977) is a German footballer
currently playing for WAC St. Andrä
He made his professional debut in October 1996 with Kaiserslautern
in the Second Bundesliga
and subsequently played five seasons for the club, four of them in the Bundesliga
after they were promoted there in 1997. He also won the Bundesliga champions title with Kaiserslautern in 1998.
In the summer of 2001, he moved to Köln
and spent one season with the club, making 24 Bundesliga appearances without scoring a goal. He then moved to Werder Bremen
next summer, subsequently spending one season and a half with the club, but only making 17 Bundesliga appearances with no goals scored before moving to Derby County
of then Football League First Division
in January 2004. At Derby, he spent a bit more than one season and a half before moving to Crystal Palace
in September 2005. The highlight of his time at Palace was arguably when he scored the winning goal to knock European champions Liverpool out of the 2005/06 Carling Cup.
Reich also won one international cap for Germany
, playing 78 minutes in their 3–3 draw with Colombia
in a friendly match played in Miami, Florida
on 9 February 1999.
He has a reputation for starting strongly at clubs, before fading away and falling out of favour, as has been the case with his last three clubs. At Werder Bremen, he was earmarked as the replacement for Oliver Bierhoff
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