Hermann Höfer

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Hermann Höfer
Personal information
Full name Hermann Höfer
Date of birth (1934-07-19)19 July 1934
Date of death 22 October 1996(1996-10-22) (aged 62)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1949–1953 Eintracht Frankfurt
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1953–1967 Eintracht Frankfurt 311 (19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hermann "Stift" Höfer (19 July 1934 – 22 October 1996) was a German football player who played his entire career for Eintracht Frankfurt.[1]

Höfer joined the Frankfurt side as a 15-year-old and debuted in 1953. Until 1966, the defender gathered over 300 appearances. Wearing the Eintracht jersey he won the German championship in 1959.

From 1963 until 1966 he played 68 times in the new founded Bundesliga.

In the 1981–82 season, he was vice president of the Eagles.


  • German champion: 1958–59
  • South German champion: 1958–59
  • German flood light cup: 1957


  1. ^ "Höfer, Hermann" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 10 September 2011.

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