Alfons Groenendijk

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Fons Groenendijk
Personal information
Full name Alfons Groenendijk
Date of birth (1964-05-17) 17 May 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Leiden, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1987 FC Den Haag 119 (22)
1987–1991 Roda JC 107 (21)
1991–1993 Ajax 22 (1)
1993–1994 Manchester City 9 (0)
1994–1998 Sparta Rotterdam 105 (11)
1998–2001 FC Utrecht 51 (7)
Teams managed
2001–2003 VV Katwijk
2005–2006 Jong Ajax (assistant)
2006–2008 Ajax (assistant)
2008–2009 Willem II (assistant)
2009–2010 Willem II
2010–2012 FC Den Bosch
2013–2014 Jong Ajax
2014 Universitatea Cluj (technical director)
2015–2016 Excelsior
2017- ADO Den Haag
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alfons Groenendijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑlfɔns ˈxrunə(n)dɛik];[1] born 17 May 1964 in Leiden) is a Dutch retired footballer and current manager.

Playing career[edit]


During his career Groenendijk played for ADO Den Haag, Roda JC, AFC Ajax, Manchester City F.C., Sparta Rotterdam, and FC Utrecht. With Ajax, he won the 1991–92 UEFA Cup and the 1992–93 Dutch Cup.

Coaching career[edit]

Groenendijk has been appointed assistant manager of Willem II for the 2008–09 season. He was previously a manager of Jong Ajax and amateur side vv Katwijk. He became manager of Willem II in February 2009, succeeding Andries Jonker who became director of football for Willem II. On 19 February 2010 Willem II decided to fire coach Fons.


  1. ^ In isolation, Groenendijk is pronounced [ˈɣrunə(n)dɛik].

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