Frank Schinkels

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Frenkie Schinkels
Personal information
Full name Frank Schinkels
Date of birth (1963-01-09) January 9, 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1977–1979 Feyenoord
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1980 Feyenoord 0 (0)
1981–1982 Halmstads BK 37 (2)
1983–1984 AZ Alkmaar 15 (0)
1984–1985 Excelsior Rotterdam 11 (3)
1985–1986 Salzburger AK 1914 0 (0)
1986–1987 Wiener Sport Klub 27 (4)
1987–1988 Austria Wien 33 (1)
1988–1989 SV Spittal an der Drau 0 (0)
1989–1990 VÖEST Linz 0 (0)
1990–1992 VSE St.Pölten 67 (8)
1992–1993 SV Austria Salzburg 7 (0)
1993–1994 VSE St.Pölten 16 (0)
1994–1995 Wiener SC/Gerasdorf 0 (0)
1995 Hollenburg ? (?)
1995 SV Karlstetten-Neidling ? (?)
1995 SC Harland ? (?)
National team
1992–1994 Austria 7 (1)
Teams managed
????-???? SC Stattersdorf
1995 SC Harland
1995–1998 VSE St.Pölten
2001 Kremser SC
2002 ASK Kottingbrunn
2004 SKN St. Pölten
2006 Austria Wien
2007–2008 1. FC Vöcklabruck
2008–2009 SK Austria Kärnten
2010 First Vienna FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 September 2008.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 September 2008

Frank "Frenkie" Schinkels (born 9 January 1963 in Rotterdam, Netherlands) is a former professional football midfielder and Austrian international team player and current coach.

Club career[edit]

Frank started his career in Feyenoord youth squad, never representing club at senior level, as Feyenoord manager Jan Mak moved to Sweden and Halmstads BK he took Frank Schinkels with him, which made Frank the first foreign player ever to play for the club. He spent 2 seasons in Sweden, before moving back home to the Netherlands to play for AZ Alkmaar and then Excelsior Rotterdam.

After only 2 seasons back in his homeland, he moved to Austria and joined Salzburger AK 1914. While in Austria, he represented a large number of clubs at various levels, having his longest stint with VSE St. Pölten and encountering some success with SV Austria Salzburg, when the club came second in the Bundesliga in 1992–1993 season.

He remained an active player until 2005, during which time he also qualified as a UEFA licenced coach and went on to coach three of his former clubs.

International career[edit]

During his time in Austria he gained Austrian citizenship and was chosen to represent the Austrian national team in 7 games between 1992 and 1994, scoring 1 goal against the Netherlands.

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