Joost Broerse

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Joost Broerse
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Personal information
Full name Joost Broerse
Date of birth (1979-05-08) 8 May 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth De Bilt, Netherlands
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Defensive midfielder
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2003 FC Groningen 149 (19)
2003–2008 FC Utrecht 117 (6)
2008–2011 APOEL 74 (4)
2011–2012 Excelsior 28 (1)
2012–2015 PEC Zwolle 80 (5)
Total 448 (35)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 May 2015 (UTC).

Joost Broerse (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjoːst ˈbruːr.sə], born 8 May 1979) is a retired Dutch football player who played as a centre back or defensive midfielder.

Club career[edit]

FC Groningen / FC Utrecht[edit]

He made his debut in professional football, being part of the FC Groningen squad in the 1997-98 season and stayed there for six years. Then he moved to FC Utrecht,[1] where he stayed for four years and won the 2003–04 KNVB Cup and the 2004 Johan Cruijff-schaal.


Later, in January 2008, he transferred to Cypriot side APOEL.[2] At APOEL he won the 2007–08 Cypriot Cup, the 2008–09 Cypriot First Division and also the Cypriot Super Cup of 2008 and 2009. He also appeared in four official group stages matches of the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League with APOEL. The next season, he won the 2010–11 Cypriot First Division again with APOEL, adding the second championship title to his honours list. On May 2011 it was announced that Broerse is leaving APOEL after 3,5 years, as his contract would not renewed by the club.

SBV Excelsior / PEC Zwolle[edit]

In August 2011 he signed a one-year contract with the Dutch club Excelsior. In June 2012 he moved to PEC Zwolle,[3] where he managed to win the 2013–14 KNVB Cup.

Broerse retired in 2015 to become commercial director at Zwolle.[4]




  1. ^ Broerse in 2003 naar FC Utrecht - NRC (in Dutch)
  2. ^ "Joost Broerse naar Apoel FC op Cyprus". ANP (in Dutch). 2 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-03. 
  3. ^ Joost Broerse naar promovendus Zwolle - Volkskrant (in Dutch)
  4. ^ Joost Broerse commercieel directeur PEC Zwolle - PEC Zwolle (in Dutch)

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