Heinz Hermann

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Heinz Hermann
Heinz Hermann.jpg
Hermann in 2002
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-03-28) 28 March 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Zürich, Switzerland
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Vaduz (Head Coach)
Youth career
FC Seefeld Zürich
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1985 Grasshopper Club Zürich 213 (38)
1985–1990 Neuchâtel Xamax FC 139 (32)
1990–1992 FC Servette 90 (12)
1992–1993 Grasshopper Club Zürich 18 (1)
1993–1994 FC Aarau 34 (1)
Total 494 (84)
National team
1978–1991 Switzerland 118 (15)
Teams managed
1997 FC Basel
2000–2002 SR Delémont
2002–2005 SV Waldhof Mannheim (Assistant)
2005–2007 FC Basel (Youth Coach)
2007–2008 FC Vaduz
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Heinz Hermann (born 28 March 1958 in Zürich) is a former Swiss international footballer.

On 1 July 1977 Heinz Hermann changed from FC Seefeld Zürich to Grasshopper Club Zürich, where he became Swiss league champion four times and cup champion once. At the end of the season 1984/1985 he changed to Neuchâtel Xamax, and he later played for Servette FC and FC Aarau. Between 1984 and 1988 he was awarded Player of the year five years in a row.

With 118 international matches[1] (15 goals) between 1978 and 1991 for Switzerland he is record national player ahead of Alain Geiger and Stéphane Chapuisat. Hermann's first international match came in September 1978 with the 2:0 victory against the USA. In November 1991 he ended his international match career after a 0:1 loss to Romania.

His clubs as a coach include SR Delémont (manager), FC Vaduz in Liechtenstein, SV Waldhof Mannheim (assistant coach) and FC Basel, where he had filled a number of roles. In July 2012 he became new sports director of FC Luzern, but he was sacked on 6 February 2013.[2]


With Grasshopper Club Zürich

With Neuchâtel Xamax

Swiss Footballer of the Year: 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87 & 1987–88.


  1. ^ SI (9 December 2009). "Hermann hat neu 118 Länderspiele absolviert" (in German). 20min.ch. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.20min.ch/sport/fussball/story/17655479

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Roger Wehrli
Switzerland captain
Succeeded by
André Egli