John Metgod in 2007
|Full name||Johannes Antonius Bernardus Metgod|
|Date of birth||27 February 1958|
|Place of birth||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|1994–1995||Feyenoord Rotterdam (Youth Director)|
|1995–1996||Excelsior Rotterdam (Assistant)|
|1997||Feyenoord Rotterdam (Ad Interim)|
|1997||Excelsior Rotterdam (Assistant)|
|1997–2004||Feyenoord Rotterdam (Assistant)|
|2005–2007||Feyenoord Rotterdam (Assistant)|
|2008–2009||Portsmouth (First-Team Coach)|
|2009–2013||Derby County (First-Team Coach)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Playing as a defender, Metgod started his professional career in the 1970s playing for HFC Haarlem. After one season with Haarlem, Metgod moved to play for AZ Alkmaar, spending six years at the club, including their UEFA Cup final defeat against English side Ipswich Town, during which he scored a goal in the 4–2 second leg win.
In 1982, Metgod moved to Spain to play for Real Madrid. He then moved to England in 1984 to sign for Nottingham Forest, where he was a regular player for three seasons before signing for Tottenham Hotspur in 1987. He spent just one season with the North London club before he moved back to the Netherlands, where he signed for Feyenoord. He spent six years at Feyenoord before finally retiring as a player in 1994.
After retiring Metgod became a coach, working for Excelsior Rotterdam and Feyenoord.
On 21 May 2009, Metgod was appointed as a first-team coach at Derby County, but left the club in October 2013 along with the rest of the coaching staff, following the dismissal of manager Nigel Clough.
- KNVB Cup
- UEFA Cup
- Runners-up (1): 1981
- La Liga
- Copa del Rey
- Runners-up (1): 1983
- Supercopa de España
- Runners-up (1): 1982
- Copa de la Liga
- Runners-up (1): 1983
- http://www.portsmouthfc.co.uk/index.php?cms_ref=home&goto=news&qs_article_id=1762 Metgod to pompey 11 November 2008
- Metgod lands Pompey coaching role. BBC Sport. 11 November 2008
- "Ex-Portsmouth No2 Metgod joins Forest pal Clough at Derby". Tribal Football. 21 May 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2009.
- Een jaar op de strafbank. ad.nl. 13 September 2006.
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