Kees van Ierssel

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Kees van Ierssel
Kees van Ierssel 1974c.jpg
Kees van Ierssel in 1974
Personal information
Full name Cornelius Claudius Henricus van Ierssel
Date of birth (1945-12-06) 6 December 1945 (age 71)
Place of birth Breda, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1969 Baronie Breda
1969–1979 FC Twente 290 (14)
National team
1973–1974 Netherlands 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Cornelius "Kees" Claudius Henricus van Ierssel (Dutch pronunciation: [kɔrˈneːlijɵs ˈkeːs ˈklʌudijɵs ˈɦɛnrikɵs fɑn ˈiːrsəl];[1] born 6 December 1945, Breda) is a Dutch former footballer who played as a defender.

During his club career he played for FC Twente from 1969 to 1979.[2] He earned 6 caps for the Netherlands national football team,[3] and was part of the squad that finished as runners-up in the 1974 FIFA World Cup.


  1. ^ In isolation, van is pronounced [vɑn].
  2. ^ "Van Ierssel". Archived from the original on October 6, 2012. Retrieved 2009-06-27. .
  3. ^ "Cees van Ierssel – 06 december 1945". Archived from the original on 20 October 2007. Retrieved 2013-11-12. .

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