René Ponk

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René Ponk
Personal information
Full name René Ponk
Date of birth (1971-10-21) 21 October 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Utrecht 5 (0)
1995–1996 VVV 32 (0)
1996–1997 Utrecht 22 (0)
1997–2000 Compostela 43 (0)
2000–2001 Dordrecht 32 (0)
2001–2005 Utrecht 52 (0)
2005–2007 Sparta Rotterdam 41 (0)
2007–2009 Haarlem 28 (0)
Total 255 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

René Ponk (born 21 October 1971 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Football career[edit]

In a professional career which lasted 15 years Ponk appeared in Eredivisie games 120 over the course of eight seasons, with FC Utrecht (six) and Sparta Rotterdam (two). He also competed in Spain with SD Compostela for three years, playing 19 matches in his only campaign in La Liga and suffering team relegation.

Ponk retired in June 2009 at almost 38 years of age, after two seasons with HFC Haarlem in the second division. He subsequently worked as a goalkeeper coach.

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