Daan den Bleijker

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Daan den Bleijker
Personal information
Full name Izaak Daniël den Bleijker
Date of birth (1928-06-30)30 June 1928
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Date of death December 15, 2003(2003-12-15) (aged 75)
Place of death Rotterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1959 Feijenoord 107 (30)
1959–1961 DHC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 June 2007.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 June 2007

Izaak Daniël "Daan" den Bleijker (30 June 1928 - 30 June 2003) was a Dutch footballer who was active as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Den Bleijker made his debut for Feijenoord on 8 April 1951 against Willem II and scored 30 goals in 111 official matches for the club. He scored Feijenoord's first goal in professional football, in 1954 against Vitesse[1] and scored 4 goals in the first Klassieker on 11 November 1956 when Feijenoord trashed Ajax 7-3.[2]

He later played for DHC.[3]


  1. ^ DAAN DEN BLEIJKER OVERLEDEN - Feyenoord (Dutch)
  2. ^ Den Bleijker held eerste klassieker - NOS (Dutch)
  3. ^ 'Karel Jansen, rode rakker en godfather' - Voetbal International (Dutch)

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