Frank van der Struijk
|Full name||Frank van der Struijk|
|Date of birth||28 March 1985|
|Place of birth||Boxtel, Netherlands|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Right back, Centre back|
|2010||→ Willem II (loan)||11||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:05, 20 November 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 May 2008 (UTC)
Frank van der Struijk (born 28 March 1985) is a Dutch footballer who currently plays as a right back or centre back for Scottish club Dundee United. He previously played for Willem II and Vitesse Arnhem in the Netherlands before joining Dundee United in 2016.
Van der Struijk made his debut in the professional football squad of Willem II in the 2003–04 season. He joined Vitesse Arnhem in 2008 and returned to Willem II on loan in 2010. He later rejoined the club permanently in 2014.
In 2007 Van der Struijk was called up by Jong Oranje coach Foppe de Haan to be part of his squad for the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship where they qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The final was reached with a 1–1, 13–12 win after a penalty shootout with 32 penalty kicks taken against England. The Dutch went on to retain their 2006 title by beating Serbia 4–1 in the final.
- "UNITED IN DOUBLE SWOOP". Dundee United FC. 29 August 2016. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
- Voetbal International profile (Dutch)
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