Frank van der Struijk

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Frank van der Struijk
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Personal information
Full name Frank van der Struijk
Date of birth (1985-03-28) 28 March 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Boxtel, Netherlands
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Right back, Centre back
Club information
Current team
Willem II
Number 5
Youth career
1991–2003 LSV Lennisheuvel
2003–2005 Willem II
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2008 Willem II 109 (5)
2008–2014 Vitesse 115 (1)
2010 Willem II (loan) 11 (0)
2014– Willem II 0 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Netherlands U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 May 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 May 2008 (UTC)

Frank van der Struijk (born 28 March 1985 in Boxtel) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a right back or centre back for Willem II in the Dutch Eredivisie.

Club career[edit]

Van der Struijk made his debut in the professional football squad of Willem II in the 2003–04 season.

International career[edit]

In 2007 Van der Struijk was called up by Jong Oranje coach Foppe de Haan to be part of his squad for the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship where they qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The final was reached with a 1–1, 13–12 win after a penalty shootout with 32 penalty kicks taken against England. The Dutch went on to retain their 2006 title by beating Serbia 4–1 in the final.

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