Dick Been

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Dick Been
Personal information
Full name Dirk Been
Date of birth (1914-12-28)28 December 1914
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 20 May 1978(1978-05-20) (aged 63)
Place of death Amsterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936–1941 Ajax 57 (0)
1942–1945 Hamburger SV 28 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Dirk Been (28 December 1914 – 20 May 1978) was a Dutch football defender who was a non-playing squad member for the Netherlands in the 1938 FIFA World Cup.[1]

Club career[edit]

He played for hometown side Ajax, but during the Second World War he was forced to work in Germany. There, as a wartime Guest Player, he played for Hamburger SV[2][3]


  1. ^ 1938 FIFA World Cup France Archived October 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Drentsch Dagblad, Dec 31, 1943; and: Prüß/Irle, Tore, Punkte, Spieler. Die komplette HSV-Statistik. Göttingen 2008
  3. ^ Die Bomben-Mannschaft - Spiegel (German)

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