Peter Boeve

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Peter Boeve
Peter Boeve 1978c.jpg
Peter Boeve in 1978
Personal information
Date of birth (1957-03-14) 14 March 1957 (age 58)
Place of birth Staverden, Netherlands
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975–1979 Vitesse 35 (2)
1979–1988 AFC Ajax 228 (14)
1988 Beerschot VAC 13 (0)
National team
1982–1986 Netherlands 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Peter Boeve (born 14 March 1957) is a former Dutch footballer who played for Ajax, Vitesse, Beerschot VAC and the Netherlands national team. He obtained a total number of 16 caps for his native country without scoring any goal. During his career, while playing for Ajax, he was four times champion of Netherlands, three time Netherlands' Cup winner and a winner of European Cup Winners' Cup.


Left back in 1979 by Boeve was Ajax removed from Vitesse . The Ajax defense had much to contend with injuries. The defender was especially quick and constructive and very strong offensive. This fitted well in the game system Ajax where supporters could push the attack. Boeve would retain his place as an emerging left-long and as many as 296 official matches for the club which 228 games in the league. On February 10, 1980 Boeve Ajax scored 2000th league goal since the introduction of the Premier League in season 1956/1957 (although it is claimed by some sources that Charles Bonsink was). Boeve scored 0-2 in the match Ajax-Haarlem (1-3 final score). Ajax Boeve was four times champion ( 1979/80 , 1981/82 , 1982/83 , 1984/1985 ), 4 times 2nd (1980/81 , 1985/86 , 1986/87 , ( 1987/88 )) and 1 times 3rd ( 1983/84 ). Boeve was five times with Ajax Cup finalist (1979/80, 1980/81, 1982/83, 1985/86, 1986/87, the last three seasons as the cup winner). In 1979/80 European Cup semi-final was reached (goal difference +23 (31-8)), and in 1986/87, the European Cup Winners Cup was won. On September 16, 1987 Boeve got injured in the match against the Irish Dundalk FC . In an unfortunate collision with an opponent, he broke a rib and a punctured lung, he walked on. He would never return to the first team. After several matches in the second team, he decided not to try the Belgian Beerschot VAC. Boeve was considered one of the best left backs of his generation (in constructive and offensive way), and he came out 16 times for the Dutch national team.[1]


After ending his active career as footballer Boeve became active as a trainer. Initially at amateur clubs such as DOVO, then he switched to professional football. He had not the success he had known as a player. As head coach, he joined RKC Waalwijk . After two years, he was discharged and went to work as an assistant coach atWillem II with the successful head coach Co Adriaanse . Together they made some time after the move to Ajax.When Adriaanse and Boeve both could leave in December 2001, with Ajax Boeve has tried for two years as coach of FC Zwolle . As of July 1, 2007 Boeve was again active in professional football as the new coach of FC Omniworld Almere. Here he was discharged on January 28, 2009 due to disappointing results. As of the 2011/12 season he was assistant head coach Darije Kalezic at the Belgian SV Zulte Waregem . On January 13, 2012 Boeve was after earlier Kalezic was put on the street, thanks for services rendered. In September 2013 he became assistant at AS Trenčín.


This followed a call from Johan Cruyff and initiative Keje Miller to get more. former footballers in the Members' Council

Football career[edit]

Season Club Country Competition Wed. Goals
1975/76 Vitesse Netherlands First Division 1 0
1976/77 Vitesse Netherlands First Division 0 0
1977/78 Vitesse Netherlands Eredivisie 14 2
1978/79 Vitesse Netherlands Eredivisie 20 0
1979/80 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 24 0
1980/81 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 24 0
1981/82 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 34 4
1982/83 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 29 1
1983/84 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 30 3
1984/85 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 32 3
1985/86 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 31 1
1986/87 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 22 2
1987/88 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 2 0
1987/88 Beerschot VAC Belgium First class 13 0
Total 275 16

Trainer career[edit]

Season Club Country Competition Function
1995/96 DVS '33 Netherlands First class Head coach
1996/97 DVS '33 Netherlands First class Head coach
1996/97 Vitesse Netherlands Eredivisie Youth coach
1997/98 RKC Netherlands Eredivisie Head coach
1998/99 RKC Netherlands Eredivisie Head coach
1999/00 Willem II Netherlands Eredivisie Assistant coach
2000/01 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie Assistant coach
2001/02 Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie Assistant coach
2002/03 FC Zwolle Netherlands First Division Head coach
2003/04 FC Zwolle Netherlands First Division Head coach
2007/08 FC Omniworld Netherlands First Division Head coach
2008/09 FC Omniworld Netherlands First Division Head coach
2011/12 SV Zulte Waregem Belgium First class Assistant coach


  • KNVB Cup
  • European Cup


  1. ^ nl:Peter Boeve

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