Herman van Raalte
|Full name||Herman van Raalte|
|Date of birth||8 April 1921|
|Place of birth||Hengelo, Netherlands|
|Date of death||3 April 2013(aged 91)|
|Place of death||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 April 2013|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 April 2013
Van Raalte played for hometown club HVV Hengelo in the 1930s and 40s before joining Amsterdam side Blauw-Wit during World War II. With Blauw-Wit he lost the 1949–50 Netherlands Football League Championship final. He also played for B.V.C. Amsterdam and V.V. Leeuwarden.
Retirement and death
After his football career, he became a textile merchant. Van Raalte died of a bacterial infection after hip surgery on 3 April 2013 at the age of 91. He was the then oldest living former Dutch international footballer.
- Herman van Raalte overleden - Blauw-Wit