FC Utrecht (women)

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FC Utrecht
FC Utrecht logo
Full name Football Club Utrecht Vrouwen
Founded 2007
Dissolved January 31, 2014
Ground Sportpark Elinkwijk, Utrecht
Ground Capacity 5,000[1]
Chairman Wilco van Schaik
Head coach Mark Verkuyl
League BeNe League
2011/12 4th
Website Club home page

FC Utrecht Vrouwen[2] is a Dutch women's football team representing FC Utrecht in the Vrouwen Eredivisie. Former champion SV Saestum serves as its farm team.

Founded in 2007 for the competition's inaugural edition, Utrecht achieved in its first season its best league performance yet (a 3rd spot) and reached the national cup final. In subsequent seasons they ranked 4th (2009, 2012) and 5th (2010, 2011).[3] However, 2010 was their most successful season as they won the national cup by beating Ter Leede 3–0 in the final, and subsequently defeated 3–1 Eredivisie champion AZ to win the national Supercup.[4]

In March 2011 FC Utrecht announced the women's team would be dissolved following the end of the season due to financial reasons.[5] However, the club announced in May, one week from the end of the campaign, that such decision was cancelled.[6]

At 21st of January the female soccer club of FC Utrecht went bankrupt. The team is out of competition and all games played are taken from the scoreboard.[7][8][9]

The last game played was a 2–1 away win at Brugge on 24 January 2014.

Honours[edit]

National

Results Eredivisie[edit]

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5
4
08 09 10 11 12 13
Women's eredivisie
BeNe League

Current squad[edit]

As of 27 January 2012. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Netherlands GK Angela Christ
21 Netherlands GK Denise van Luyn
Netherlands GK Renate Verhoeven
3 Netherlands DF Joniek Bonnes
2 Netherlands DF Marissa Compier
5 Netherlands DF Kelly Gilissen
Netherlands DF Hélène Heemskerk
Netherlands DF Sabine Verheul
Netherlands DF Jette van Vlerken
18 Netherlands DF Tula de Wit
12 Netherlands MF Rowena Blankestijn
No. Position Player
8 Netherlands MF Manon van den Boogaard
Netherlands MF Anouk Hoogendijk
Netherlands MF Carmen Manduapessy
10 Netherlands MF Tessa Oudejans
Netherlands MF Simone van de Weerd
7 Netherlands FW Kirsten Koopmans
23 Netherlands FW Babiche Roof
11 Netherlands FW Mandy Versteegts
9 Netherlands FW Dominique Vugts
Netherlands FW Danique van Zadelhoff

Source: nl.women.soccerway.com[10]

Head coaches[edit]

Former players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://stadiumdb.com/stadiums/ned/sportpark_elinkwijk
  2. ^ "Official Club site". FC Utrecht. Archived from the original on 24 May 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Eredivisie tables in Soccerway
  4. ^ FC Utrecht wins the 2010 Super Cup Vrouwen Voetbal Nederland
  5. ^ FC Utrecht stopt met vrouwenvoetbal. Eredivisie's website
  6. ^ FC Utrecht blijft in Eredivisie Vrouwen Archived March 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Utrecht's website
  7. ^ Michael Darmanin (11 January 2014). "Bankruptcy brings end to women's football at FC Utrecht". UtrechtCentral.com. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Vrouwenteam FC Utrecht definitief failliet" (in Dutch). NU.nl. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Vrouwenvoetbal Utrecht failliet" (in Dutch). KNVB. 31 January 2014. Archived from the original on 4 February 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "FC Utrecht (vrouwen)". Soccerway (Women soccer). Retrieved 18 March 2012. 

Coordinates: 52°7′13.5″N 5°3′59.9″E / 52.120417°N 5.066639°E / 52.120417; 5.066639