Frans Adelaar

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Frans Adelaar
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Personal information
Date of birth (1960-12-05) 5 December 1960 (age 58)
Place of birth Utrecht, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1990 FC Utrecht 234 (33)
1990–1992 DOVO
1992–1993 Hollandia
Teams managed
1995–1997 GVVV
2000–2002 FC Utrecht
2002 Akratitos
2003–2004 De Graafschap
2004–2006 ADO Den Haag
2008–2009 FC Volendam
2009–2010 Sparta Rotterdam
2012–2013 MŠK Žilina
2014–2015 IJsselmeervogels
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Frans Adelaar (born 5 December 1960) is a Dutch football manager and former professional player.

He most recently was manager of Dutch top amateur side IJsselmeervogels.


Club career[edit]

Adelaar played professional football for FC Utrecht and after that he played for the amateur clubs DOVO and HVV Hollandia.

Managerial career[edit]

After retiring as a player in 1993, Adelaar has managed GVVV, FC Utrecht, Akratitos,[1] De Graafschap,[2] ADO Den Haag[3] and FC Volendam.[4] He was appointed by Sparta Rotterdam in May 2009[5] and dismissed in April 2010.[6]

In April 2012 Adelaar took charge af Slovakian side MŠK Žilina,[7] with whom he won the domestic league and cup double in 2012 but was sacked in January 2013.[8] In March 2014 he was appointed manager of Dutch amateur side IJsselmeervogels until the end of the 2013/14 season.[9] Adelaar was dismissed by IJsselmeervogels in November 2015.[10]


MŠK Žilina


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