Cor Pot

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Cor Pot
Personal information
Full name Cornelius Gert Aldrik Pot
Date of birth (1951-06-08) 8 June 1951 (age 65)
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fenerbahçe S.K. (Assistant)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1973 Sparta Rotterdam 5 (0)
1973–1974 MVV 33 (7)
1974–1976 Haarlem 33 (11)
1976–1980 Excelsior 123 (32)
1980–1981 FC Vlaardingen '74
Total 194 (50)
Teams managed
1983–1984 Excelsior (assistant)
1984–1987 Feyenoord (assistant)
1988–1989 VV Wilhelmus
1989–1990 Roosendaal
1990–1991 NAC Breda
1992–1994 Excelsior
1994–1995 Al-Masry
1995–1997 Telstar
2000–2001 Dynamo Dresden
2001–2006 Royal Dutch FA (youth manager)
2006–2009 Zenit Saint Petersburg (assistant)
2009–2013 Netherlands U-21
2016– Fenerbahçe S.K. (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Cornelis ("Cor") Pot (born 8 June 1951 in The Hague) is a Dutch football manager and former footballer. His last work was on Dutch national under-21 team. He was dismissed after the elimination from 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, in the semifinals, and the subsequent criticizing from the coach of the senior team, Louis van Gaal.[1]

Playing career[edit]

He started his career with the academy of Sparta in Rotterdam, and subsequently moved to the Ajax academy.


Clubs coached[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Besides his native Dutch, Cor Pot speaks English, German.[citation needed]

He has two sons, both are football players.


  1. ^ "Pot: 'Van Gaal vindt kritiek vreselijk, nu doet hij het zelf' (Pot: 'Van Gaal thinks critics are terrible, but he's doing it now')". Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Playing career of Cor Pot" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 24 November 2010.