René Eijkelkamp

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René Eijkelkamp
Marco van Basten en René Eijkelkamp, Bestanddeelnr 934-4427.jpg
Marco van Basten and Rene Eijkelkamp, 1989
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-04-06) 6 April 1964 (age 55)
Place of birth Dalfsen, Netherlands
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
SV Dalfsen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1986 Go Ahead Eagles 116 (28)
1986–1990 Groningen 121 (47)
1990–1993 KV Mechelen 93 (28)
1993–1995 Club Brugge 53 (14)
1995–1997 PSV 44 (12)
1997–1999 Schalke 04 44 (6)
Total 469 (134)
National team
1988–1995 Netherlands 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

René Antonius Maria Eijkelkamp (born 6 April 1964) is a Dutch former football Forward[1] and current coach. He has been assistant coach at PSV and the Netherlands national football team.

Playing career[edit]


Born in Dalfsen, Eijkelkamp started his professional career in the 1981–82 season at Go Ahead Eagles in Deventer, where he stayed for five seasons.

The tall striker then moved to FC Groningen (1986–1990), KV Mechelen (1990–1993), Club Brugge (1993–1995) and PSV Eindhoven (1995–1997). His last two seasons he played in Germany, for Schalke 04.[2]


Eijkelkamp made his debut for the Netherlands in a November 1988 friendly match against Italy and earned a total of 6 caps, scoring no goals. His final international was a September 1995 UEFA Euro Championship qualification match against Belarus.[3]

Managerial career[edit]

Eijkelkamp has also obtained his coaching license at CIOS Friesland College Heerenveen in 2000. He has worked as an assistant manager at Go Ahead Eagles, FC Twente,[4] PSV[5] and the Oranje.[6]


  1. ^ "Eijkelkamp, René" (in German). Retrieved 16 April 2011.
  2. ^ Eijkelkamp vierde Nederlandse speler bij Schalke 04 - Volkskrant (in Dutch)
  3. ^ Intl career stats - EU Football
  4. ^ Assistent Eijkelkamp legt functie bij Twente neer - Trouw (in Dutch)
  5. ^ René Eijkelkamp parttime toegevoegd aan technische staf - PSV (in Dutch)
  6. ^ Eijkelkamp spitsentrainer Oranje - NU (in Dutch)

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