SV Spakenburg

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SV Spakenburg
SV Spakenburg logo.png
Full name Sportvereniging Spakenburg
Nickname(s) De blauwen (the Blues)
Founded 1931
Ground Sportpark de Westmaat
Spakenburg
Ground Capacity 2,500
Chairman Netherlands Marc Schoonebeek
Manager Netherlands Jochem Twisker
League Topklasse
2012–13 13th, Saturday Topklasse

SV Spakenburg is a Dutch football club based in Spakenburg which was founded in 1931, currently competing in the Topklasse.

It shares a football rivalry with another Spakenburg-based club, IJsselmeervogels.

History[edit]

The club was founded on 15 August 1931 as Stormvogels but soon renamed Windvogels. In 1947 they merged with a local gymnastics team to become Sportverening Spakenburg. They joined the Eerste Klasse in the 1970–71 season under coach Joop van Basten, father of legendary Dutch striker Marco van Basten, and clinched their first league title in 1974. They became champions again in 1985, when they also won the overall Dutch amateur league title, and in 1987, 2000 and 2008.

They joined the Topklasse for its inaugural season in 2010. In its first season, Spakenburg was one of only three clubs (the other ones being Rijnsburgse Boys and FC Oss) to declare themselves eligible for promotion to Eerste Divisie; despite that, Spakenburg failed to qualify to the competition finals as they ended the regular season in second place behind city rivals IJsselmeervogels.

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 February 2014

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Netherlands GK Sven Taberima
2 Netherlands DF Edwin Dekkers
3 Netherlands DF Rico Wolven
4 Netherlands DF Niek Ripson (captain)
6 Netherlands MF Hayri Pinarci
7 Netherlands MF Dominique Scholten
8 Netherlands MF Nick Tol
9 Netherlands FW Kees Tol
10 Netherlands FW Mark de Loor
11 Netherlands FW Salim Amerzgiou
No. Position Player
12 Netherlands FW Maurice van der Wilt
13 Netherlands GK Barry Ditewig
14 Netherlands MF Michael Lanting
15 Netherlands MF Niels Buitenhuis
16 Netherlands DF Adil Mahdadi
17 Netherlands MF David van de Groep
19 Netherlands FW Patrick Duarte
18 Netherlands DF Wouter Vente
21 Netherlands DF Walter Koelewijn
24 Netherlands GK Johan van de Wekken

Notable players[edit]

Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles
Nigeria

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