Raymond Libregts

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Raymond Libregts
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-12-25) 25 December 1964 (age 54)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1985 PSV Eindhoven
1985–1988 VVV-Venlo
1988–1990 Sparta Rotterdam
1990–1996 MVV Maastricht
1996–1997 FC Eindhoven
Teams managed
2000–2003 RBC Roosendaal (asst coach)
2003–2005 Go Ahead Eagles
2005–2009 FC Groningen (asst coach)
2010–2011 SC Heerenveen (asst coach)
2011–2012 PSV Eindhoven (U19 Head Coach)
2013–2014 1. FC Nürnberg (asst coach)
2015–2016 VfL Bochum (asst coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Raymond Libregts (born 25 December 1964 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch football coach. Since January 2015 he is assistant coach in Germany (VfL Bochum). Libregts is the son of former Dutch national team coach Thijs Libregts.

Coaching career[edit]

RBC Roosendaal[edit]

Libregts began his coaching career in 2001 as the assistant coach at Dutch club RBC Roosendaal. He left during the 2002–03 season.

Go Ahead Eagles[edit]

Libregts signed with Go Ahead Eagles on 15 January 2003 as head coach of the first team who were in the Eerste Divisie, the second division of Dutch football. His first full season in charge saw Eagles finish in 9th place in the Eerste. His next and final full season Eagles would end in 17th place in the second division. Libregts then left the club on 30 June 2005.

PSV Eindhoven[edit]

After leaving Eagles, Libregts joined FC Groningen as assistant coach to Ron Jans. After spending four years at Groningen, Libregts along with Jans moved to SC Heerenveen where Raymond stayed for one season before moving to PSV Eindhoven as the under-19 head coach. Libregts has an astounding record with PSV under-19. In his one-year spell with the Dutch club, he hasn’t lost a single match. He has won 75 per cent of the matches while drawing 25 per cent.[1]

India[edit]

Libregts came to India after handing over the reins of the PSV Youth team to Phillip Cocu.On 15 May 2012 it was announced that Libregts had arrived in India to take charge of the India U23 team and Pailan Arrows, the AIFF's development team. This is pending on a look at the facilities in India by Libregts before making his decision.[2]

1. FC Nürnberg[edit]

On 22 October 2013 he started as an assistant coach to Gertjan Verbeek at the German Bundesliga club 1. FC Nürnberg.[3]

VfL Bochum[edit]

In January 2015 he took over a new job as an assistant coach. He again works together with Gertjan Verbeek who is coach of VfL Bochum.[4]

On 25 April 2016 it was announced, that Libregts wouldn't work at the club any more.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/report_psv-eindhoven-youth-coach-set-to-join-india-colts_1689847
  2. ^ "AIFF to rope in Dutch coach". Telegraph India. Telegraph India. Retrieved 16 May 2012.
  3. ^ http://www.kicker.de/news/fussball/bundesliga/startseite/593911/artikel_verbeek-setzt-auf-attraktiven-fussball.html#omsearchresult
  4. ^ "Raymond Libregts ist Verbeeks Schatten beim VfL Bochum". Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Co-Trainer Raymond Libregts verlässt den VfL Bochum". Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. Retrieved 25 April 2016.