René van der Gijp

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René van der Gijp
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Personal information
Date of birth (1961-04-04) 4 April 1961 (age 56)
Place of birth Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Right winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1982 Sparta Rotterdam 83 (28)
1982–1984 Lokeren 66 (18)
1984–1987 PSV 83 (43)
1987–1988 Neuchâtel Xamax 19 (6)
1988–1989 Aarau 6 (1)
1989–1990 Sparta Rotterdam 17 (0)
1990–1992 Heerenveen 32 (6)
National team
1982–1987 Netherlands 15 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

René van der Gijp (born 4 April 1961) is a retired Dutch football right winger.


During his club career, Van der Gijp played for Sparta Rotterdam, PSV, KSC Lokeren, Neuchâtel Xamax, FC Aarau and SC Heerenveen.[citation needed] He also made 15 appearances for the Netherlands national team, scoring 2 goals.[citation needed] His father Wim, as well as his uncle Cor, also were capped by Oranje.

After his football career, Van der Gijp became known as a television pundit for Dutch football talk show Voetbal International, broadcast by RTL.

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