Coen Dillen

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Coen Dillen
Coen Dillen 1955.jpg
Personal information
Full name Coenraad Henrik Dillen
Date of birth (1926-10-05)5 October 1926
Place of birth Strijp, Netherlands
Date of death 24 July 1990(1990-07-24) (aged 63)
Place of death Goes, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1937–1941 Brabantia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1941–1945 PSV 0 (0)
1945–1949 Brabantia
1949–1961 PSV 328 (287)
1961–1963 Helmondia '55
National team
1954–1957 Netherlands 5 (4)
Teams managed
1964–1966 RKSV Nuenen
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Coenraad Henrik Dillen (5 October 1926 – 24 July 1990) was a Dutch footballer who played for Brabantia, PSV and Helmondia '55, as well as the Dutch national side. After retiring from playing he spent a two-year spell as manager of amateur side RKSV Nuenen.

His goal tally of 43 in the 1956/57 season remains the highest score by an individual in the Eredivisie.[1] He scored twenty goals in a nine-match period between 27 January and 31 March 1957.[2]

His brother Cor Dillen was a director for Philips.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Will Suarez be a record breaker?". Soccernet. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 
  2. ^ John Ashdown (25 January 2012). "Has a player ever been idolised by a club he has never played for?". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 

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