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Full name  Eike Immel
Name  Eike Immel
Albums  Meine andere Seite
1978–1986  Borussia Dortmund
Position  Goalkeeper
Years  Team
Height  1.87 m
Playing position  Goalkeeper
Role  Goalkeeper

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Date of birth  (1960-11-27) 27 November 1960 (age 55)
Place of birth  Stadtallendorf, West Germany
Music group  Deutsche Fusball-Nationalmannschaft
Similar People  Bata Illic, Gaby Baginsky, Lothar Matthaus

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Eike Immel (born 27 November 1960 in Stadtallendorf) is a former German football goalkeeper and manager.


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A leading youth international goalkeeper for West Germany in 1978, Eike Immel was still seventeen years of age when he succeeded Horst Bertram as Borussia Dortmund's first-choice. He remained Dortmund's top choice until his two million Deutsche Mark transfer to VfB Stuttgart in 1986, the biggest fee ever paid for a goalkeeper in the history German football at that time. He served nine years as Stuttgart's regular goalkeeper, winning the Bundesliga title in 1992 and the UEFA Cup runner-up medal in 1989 with them. Afterwards he left for Manchester City, where he retired at the end of the 1995–96 season. He played 534 matches in the German top flight.

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His West Germany career lasted for just eight years due to his decision to retire from the West German team following EURO'88. Immel had been the starting goalkeeper since Harald Schumacher's ban from the team in 1987, and his 19th appearance in the semi-final of the 1988 UEFA European Football Championship at Volksparkstadion, Hamburg, remained his final cap for his country and made him miss out on the title winning 1990 FIFA World Cup squad for which Bodo Illgner then served as starting goalkeeper. The mentioned 1988 UEFA European Football Championship was Immel's fifth participation in a big international tournament. The son of a farmer later admitted his decision to retire from the international game at barely 28 just because of the competition from Bodo Illgner for the goalkeeper's jersey, was extremely hasty. He was however part of the squad that won the 1980 UEFA European Championships.

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Following his retirement from the game after a stay with Manchester City, whom he joined after his Stuttgart manager had preferred a younger goalkeeper in 1995, Eike Immel was working in a coaching role, performing a similar role under Christoph Daum at Fenerbahçe in 2005.

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Immel currently holds the dubious record for 'most goals conceded by a Bundesliga goalkeeper' with 829 goals conceded in 534 games.

In January 2008, he was a contestant at Ich bin ein Star – Holt mich hier raus!, the German edition of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.

Best of BVB Legend Eike Immel | His sensational saves!


VfB Stuttgart
  • UEFA Cup finalist: 1988–89
  • Bundesliga: 1991–92
  • International

    West Germany
  • FIFA World Cup Runner-up: 1982 1986
  • UEFA European Football Championship: 1980
  • References

    Eike Immel Wikipedia