Bert van Marwijk

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Bert van Marwijk
Bert van Marwijk 2011.jpg
Van Marwijk as the Netherlands team manager in 2011
Personal information
Full name Lambertus van Marwijk
Date of birth (1952-05-19) 19 May 1952 (age 62)
Place of birth Deventer, Netherlands
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1975 Go Ahead Eagles 146 (16)
1975–1978 AZ 69 (20)
1978–1986 MVV 225 (11)
1986–1987 Fortuna Sittard 11 (1)
1987–1988 FC Assent (nl) 17 (0)
Total 468 (48)
National team
1975 Netherlands 1 (0[1])
Teams managed
1998–2000 Fortuna Sittard
2000–2004 Feyenoord
2004–2006 Borussia Dortmund
2007–2008 Feyenoord
2008–2012 Netherlands
2013–2014 Hamburger SV
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bert van Marwijk OON (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɛrt fɑˈmɑrʋɛi̯k], surname isolated: Dutch pronunciation: [vɑˈmɑrʋɛi̯k]; born 19 May 1952) is a Dutch football manager. As a footballer, he played for the Go Ahead Eagles, AZ Alkmaar, MVV and Fortuna Sittard amongst other clubs, and represented the Netherlands once.

In 1982, he began his transition into a manager, retiring as a player in 1988 and becoming a full-time manager. In 2002, he won the UEFA Cup with Feyenoord. Van Marwijk managed the Netherlands from 2008 until June 2012 and guided the country to the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final, which was lost 1–0 in extra-time to Spain. He left this position after the Netherlands lost all of their three matches at UEFA Euro 2012. Van Marwijk is the father-in-law of former Netherlands international Mark van Bommel.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Van Marwijk was born in Deventer, Overijssel. As a forward and a midfielder he played 393 matches in the Dutch highest division (Eredivisie). He began his career at Go Ahead Eagles, his hometown club. After 6 seasons he left Deventer and started to play in Alkmaar, for AZ'67. In 1978 he moved to MVV Maastricht. After 8 seasons at MVV he played one season for Fortuna Sittard. He ended his playing career in 1988 after playing one season for the Belgium Football Club Assent.
Van Marwijk had opportunities to play for bigger clubs like Feyenoord, or West Ham United F.C., but because of injuries he never made a big transfer.

In 1975, he was called up by Rinus Michels to play for the Netherlands national football team in a friendly match against Yugoslavia, which was his only cap.

Managerial career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Van Marwijk began his managerial career at his former club Fortuna Sittard. He became 7th in the Eredivisie in 1998, and reached the KNVB Cup final in 1999. Fortuna had players like Mark van Bommel, Kevin Hofland and Wilfred Bouma during that period.

Feyenoord[edit]

In 2000 Van Marwijk became the manager of Feyenoord Rotterdam. In his first season he led Feyenoord to the second place in the league. In his second season, 2001–02, he had one of the biggest successes of his career. After beating SC Freiburg, Rangers FC, PSV Eindhoven and Inter in the knock-out stage he won the UEFA Cup final after beating Borussia Dortmund with 3-2. He ended on the third place in the league with Feyenoord in the seasons 2001-02, 2002–03 and 2003-04. In July 2004 he became manager of Borussia Dortmund and was succeeded, at Feyenoord, by Ruud Gullit.

Borussia Dortmund[edit]

In his first two seasons at Borussia he ended in the middle of the Bundesliga table. During his third season, stagnated in the mid-table, Van Marwijk and the club announced would part ways at the end of the 2006–07 season.[3] However on 18 December, Dortmund and Van Marwijk parted company earlier than announced, and he was replaced by Jürgen Röber.

Feyenoord[edit]

In June 2007 he returned to Feyenoord, also bringing back Feyenoord veteran Giovanni van Bronckhorst; he acquired Tim de Cler, Kevin Hofland and Roy Makaay, and with this team Feyenoord won the KNVB Cup in 2008 after beating Roda JC with 2-0 in the final.

Netherlands national team[edit]

Van Marwijk at Schiphol prior to Holland's run to the final at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

It would, however, prove a short-lived return: before the end of the 2007–08 season it was announced Van Marwijk would succeed Marco van Basten as head coach of the Dutch national team after UEFA Euro 2008. During his two spells as coach of Feyenoord, five seasons in total, they would finish second once in the Eredivise 2000–01. Van Marwijk was succeeded at Feyenoord by Gertjan Verbeek. His management staff as the Dutch national coach includes former internationals Ernest Faber and Phillip Cocu, as well as Dick Voorn.[4] In the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Van Marwijk led the Dutch national team to the final against Spain after defeating Slovakia in the round of 16, Brazil in the quarter-finals and Uruguay in the semi-finals. They lost 1–0 in extra time. He opted for a very hard style of play, especially during the final, in strong contrast with the Dutch football tradition.

On 8 December 2011 Van Marwijk extended his contract with the KNVB, with four more years until the summer of 2016, including the 2014 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2016 tournaments.[5] However, at the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament the Dutch ended up without a single point causing Van Marwijk to resign his position on 27 June.[6]

Hamburger SV[edit]

On 26 September 2013, van Marwijk became the head coach of Hamburger SV, after refusing offers from Southampton F.C. and Sporting Lisbon.[7] On 8 February, Hamburg lost for their sixth consecutive league match and gave up three goals in their fifth consecutive league match.[8] The supervisory board at Hamburg met on 9 February 2014 to discuss the future of van Marwijk and decided to let him continue.[9] He then was sacked on 15 February 2014[10] after Hamburg lost 4-2 to Eintracht Braunschweig.[11] Hamburg had lost seven straight league matches and a German Cup loss to Bayern Munich.[12] His assistant coach, Roel Coumans, was sacked too.[12] van Marwijk lasted 143 days at Hamburg.[11][12]

Career statistics[edit]

Player[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Netherlands League KNVB Cup League Cup Europe Total
1969–70 Go Ahead Eagles Eredivisie 0 0 - - - -
1970–71 15 2 - - - -
1971–72 39 4 - - - -
1972–73 35 3 - - - -
1973–74 27 2 - - - -
1974–75 30 5 - - - -
1975–76 AZ 22 6 - - - -
1976–77 27 9 - - - -
1977–78 20 5 - - - -
1978–79 MVV 32 1 - - - -
1979–80 32 7 - - - -
1980–81 12 0 - - - -
1981–82 30 1 - - - -
1982–83 Eerste Divisie 27 8 - - - -
1983–84 31 15 - - - -
1984–85 Eredivisie 31 1 - - - -
1985–86 30 2 - - - -
1986–87 Fortuna Sittard 11 1 - - - -
Belgium League Belgian Cup League Cup Europe Total
1987–88 FC Assent Belgian Second Division 17 0 - - - -
Total Netherlands 451 48 - - - -
Belgium 17 0 - - - -
Career total 468 48 - - - -

Manager[edit]

As of 15 February 2014
Team From To Record
G W D L Win % Ref.
FC Hedera Millen 1990 1991
RKVCL Limmel 1991 1995
SV Meerssen 1995 1998
Fortuna Sittard 1998 2000
Feyenoord 1 July 2000[13] 30 June 2004[13] 182 110 32 40 60.44
Borussia Dortmund 1 July 2004[14] 18 December 2006[14] 95 35 32 28 36.84 [14]
Feyenoord 1 July 2007[13] 31 July 2008[13] 38 24 6 8 63.16
Netherlands August 2008 27 June 2012 52 34 10 8 65.38
Hamburger SV 26 September 2013[7] 15 February 2014[10] 17 4 3 10 23.53 [15]
South Korea August 2014 0 0 0 0 !
Total 384 207 83 94 53.91

Netherlands matches[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

AZ Alkmaar
MVV Maastricht

Manager[edit]

Van Marwijk won the UEFA Cup (now called the Europa League) with Feyenoord in 2002.
Feyenoord
Netherlands

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bert van Marwijk at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ mark van bommel Posts : Soccer Blogs
  3. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/sow/news?slug=reu-germanydortmund&prov=reuters&type=lgns
  4. ^ FIFA.com – Bert van Marwijk succède à Marco van Basten
  5. ^ http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuro/news/newsid=1731890.html Van Marwijk extends Netherlands commitment by Berend Scholten on UEFA.com
  6. ^ "Van Marwijk stapt per direct op als bondscoach van Oranje". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). 27 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Van Marwijk arbeitet an der Organisation". kicker (in German). 26 September 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Ramos besiegelt historische HSV-Pleite". kicker (in German). 8 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  9. ^ "Van Marwijk bleibt vorerst HSV-Trainer". Die Welt (in German). 10 February 2014. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
  10. ^ a b Schiller, Kai; Lemm, Dennis (15 February 2014). "HSV beurlaubt Bert van Marwijk – kommt Slomka?". Die Welt (in German). Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "Bert van Marwijk reagiert "nüchtern" auf Entlassung". kicker (in German). 15 February 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  12. ^ a b c "Hamburg sack Bert van Marwijk after seventh straight league loss". BBC. 15 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  13. ^ a b c d "Feyenoord » Trainerhistorie". World Football. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  14. ^ a b c "Borussia Dortmund" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  15. ^ "Hamburger SV" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  16. ^ nusport.nl/recensie | Wereldkampioen Bert van Marwijk
Awards
Preceded by
Gérard Houllier
UEFA Cup Winning Coach
2001–2002
Succeeded by
José Mourinho