Eddy Pieters Graafland

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Eddy Pieters Graafland
Eddy Pieters Graafland 1970.jpg
Personal information
Full name Eduard Laurens Pieters Graafland
Date of birth (1934-01-05)5 January 1934
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 28 April 2020(2020-04-28) (aged 86)
Place of death Barendrecht
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1948–1952 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1958 Ajax 154 (0)
1958–1970 Feijenoord 356 (0)
National team
1957–1967 Netherlands 47 (0)
Teams managed
1979–1981 Feyenoord (youth coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 1970
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 November 1967

Eddy Pieters Graafland OON (5 January 1934 – 28 April 2020) was a Dutch football goalkeeper, who played for Ajax and Feyenoord and was part of Feyenoord's European Cup victory in 1970. He was born in Amsterdam, and earned 47 caps for the Netherlands national football team.[1] He was considered to be one of the best Dutch goalkeepers ever. He died on 28 April 2020.[2]

Honours[edit]

Ajax
Feyenoord

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stokkermans, Karel (2010-01-21). "Eddy Pieters Graafland - International Appearances". RSSSF.
  2. ^ "Legendarische Feyenoord-doelman Pieters Graafland (86) overleden". nos.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 29 April 2020.