Jack de Gier

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Jack de Gier
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-08-06) August 6, 1968 (age 45)
Place of birth Schijndel, Netherlands
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position striker (retired)
Youth career
RKSV Schijndel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1991 BVV Den Bosch 96 (35)
1991–1994 Cambuur 81 (32)
1994–1995 Go Ahead Eagles 30 (11)
1995–1997 Willem II 63 (17)
1997–1998 Lierse SK 19 (5)
1998–2001 NEC 87 (28)
2001 Dunfermline 12 (5)
2001–2003 FC Twente 25 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 January 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).

Jack de Gier (born August 6, 1968 in Schijndel, Noord-Brabant) is a retired football striker from the Netherlands, who made his professional debut in the 1988/89 season for BVV Den Bosch.

He was nicknamed Il Butre (The Vulture), after legendary Spain striker Emilio Butragueño. De Gier means The Vulture in Dutch.

He scored the very last goal in Ajax Amsterdam's old stadium "De Meer" (for Willem II Tilburg, April 28, 1996).

Club career[edit]

A prolific striker, De Gier joined Cambuur Leeuwarden in 1991 and later played for Go Ahead Eagles, Willem II Tilburg, Lierse SK, NEC Nijmegen, Dunfermline Athletic and FC Twente.

He retired in the 2002/03 season.

Retirement[edit]

De Gier has his own company and football school in Nijverdal.[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website – Jack de Gier BV
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Netherlands Emiel van Eijkeren
N.E.C. Topscorer
16 Goals

1998–1999
Succeeded by
Netherlands Jack de Gier
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Netherlands Jack de Gier
N.E.C. Topscorer
9 Goals

1999–2000
Succeeded by
Republic of Macedonia Gorgi Hristov