Joop Gall

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Joop Gall
Personal information
Date of birth (1963-12-25) 25 December 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Groningen
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Emmen (manager)
Youth career
De Vogels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 FC Groningen 4 (1)
1984–1986 BV Veendam 65 (11)
1986–1987 FC Groningen 25 (1)
1987–1990 BV Veendam 97 (15)
1990–1991 SC Heerenveen 27 (3)
1991–1997 FC Groningen 121 (3)
1997–1999 BV Veendam 42 (4)
Teams managed
2005–2011 BV Veendam
2011–2012 Go Ahead Eagles
2012– FC Emmen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Joop Gall (born 25 December 1963 in Hoogezand-Sappemeer, Groningen) is a Dutch football manager and former player who is currently the manager of Dutch Eerste Divisie side FC Emmen.

Playing career[edit]

Gall spent his entire career playing with three teams, all from the North of the Netherlands: BV Veendam, FC Groningen and SC Heerenveen. He retired in 1999 after a third spell with BV Veendam.

Coaching career[edit]

From 2001 to 2005 Gall served as assistant coach at FC Groningen. In 2005 he was appointed head coach of Eerste Divisie club BV Veendam, a position he left six years laters in 2011 to take over at Go Ahead Eagles.[1] Gall was sacked by Go Ahead Eagles in March 2012, with the club in 11th place.[2] Since July 2012 Gall is the FC Emmen manager.


  1. ^ "Joop Gall verruilt Veendam voor Go Ahead Eagles" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 29 April 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jimmy Calderwood back in management as interim boss for Dutch hopefuls Go Ahead Eagles". Daily Record (Trinity Mirror). 31 March 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 

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