Rob Alflen

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Rob Alflen
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-05-07) 7 May 1968 (age 49)
Place of birth Utrecht, Netherlands
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Heracles (assistant manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1991 FC Utrecht 142 (15)
1991–1995 Ajax 27 (4)
1995–1996 Vitesse 7 (0)
1996–1997 Sparta Rotterdam 25 (1)
1997–1999 Heracles 52 (10)
1999–2000 Cambuur 26 (0)
Total 279 (30)
Teams managed
2014–2015 FC Utrecht
2016– Heracles (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Rob Alflen (born 7 May 1968 in Utrecht) is a Dutch football manager and former player who is currently the assistant manager of Dutch Eredivisie side Heracles Almelo.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Alflen played for FC Utrecht, Ajax Amsterdam, Vitesse Arnhem, Sparta Rotterdam, and Cambuur Leeuwarden in the Eredivisie.[1]

Managerial career[edit]

He had been head coach of Young FC Utrecht since February 2009. When Erwin Koeman quit as head coach of FC Utrecht in October 2011, Alflen was assigned as assistant coach of Jan Wouters for the first team of FC Utrecht. He became head coach after Wouters left the club in June 2014. On 25 March 2015 FC Utrecht said that coach Alflen and his advisor Co Adriaanse would step down from their roles with the Dutch club at the end of the season.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Alflen's father was the Dutch wrestling champion Loek Alflen.[3]

Statistics[edit]

season club country competition games goals
1985/86 FC Utrecht Netherlands Eredivisie 7 0
1986/87 FC Utrecht Netherlands Eredivisie 18 3
1987/88 FC Utrecht Netherlands Eredivisie 28 2
1988/89 FC Utrecht Netherlands Eredivisie 31 4
1989/90 FC Utrecht Netherlands Eredivisie 25 0
1990/91 FC Utrecht Netherlands Eredivisie 33 6
1991/92 AFC Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 9 2
1992/93 AFC Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 14 1
1993/94 AFC Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 4 1
1994/95 AFC Ajax Netherlands Eredivisie 0 0
1995/96 SBV Vitesse Netherlands Eredivisie 7 0
1996/97 Sparta Rotterdam Netherlands Eredivisie 25 1
1997/98 SC Heracles Netherlands Eerste divisie 25 2
1998/99 Heracles Almelo Netherlands Eerste divisie 27 8
1999/00 Cambuur Leeuwarden Netherlands Eredivisie 26 0
Total 279 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rob Alflen" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 
  2. ^ https://twitter.com/benefoot/status/580714735601057793
  3. ^ "Loek Alflen, de grote kleine man" (in Dutch). De Halter. 28 January 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2015.