Robert Alberts

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Robert Alberts
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Personal information
Full name Robert René Alberts
Date of birth (1954-11-14) 14 November 1954 (age 62)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1966–1976 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1975 Vancouver Whitecaps 9 (2)
1976 Clermont Foot
1976 Vancouver Whitecaps 9 (1)
Råå
Hittarps
Teams managed
1984–1987 Hittarps
1988–1991 Astorps IK
1992–1995 Kedah FA
1996–1998 Tanjong Pagar
1999 Home United
2002–2004 South Korea U-17
2007 Malaysia U-19
2008–2009 Sarawak FA
2009–2010 Arema Malang
2010–2011 PSM Makassar
2011–2015 Sarawak FA
2016 PSM Makassar
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Robert René Alberts (born 14 November 1954) is a former Dutch footballer and current manager.

Playing career[edit]

Alberts played for Ajax third team[1] and had stints at French outfit Clermont Foot and in the NASL with Vancouver Whitecaps.[2] He finished his career in the Swedish league.

Managerial career[edit]

Alberts started his coaching career in Sweden, then moved to Malaysia where he won the league and Malaysia Cup titles with Kedah FA in 1993. He also has coached in Singapore with Tanjong Pagar and Home United, winning the S.League title with Home United in 1999. Later he coached the youth teams of South Korea and Malaysia.

He managed the Indonesian champion Arema Malang in 2009-10.[3] He became the first foreign manager to win the Indonesian championship title in first season.

Alberts took over as manager and head coach of Sarawak FA for the second time in 2011.[4] He had managed the team before in 2008–2009 before going to Indonesia. He held the post until his contract with Sarawak was mutually terminated in 2015, due to poor performances of the team in 2015 Malaysia Super League.[5][6] During his stay in Sarawak, the team won the Premier League in 2013 and were runners-up in 2011, on both times winning promotion to the Super League. Sarawak also reached the semi-finals of Malaysia Cup in 2013 with Alberts at the helm.

Managerial honours[edit]

Kedah FA[edit]

Home United FC[edit]

Arema FC[edit]

  • Runners up (1): 2010

Sarawak FA[edit]

  • Runners up (1):2011

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delpher Kranten - De Telegraaf 28-07-1975". delpher.nl. Retrieved 6 August 2015.  horizontal tab character in |title= at position 16 (help)
  2. ^ Robert Alberts - NASL Jerseys
  3. ^ http://www.ongisnade.info/carefully-selection-implementing-by-aremas-new-coach.html
  4. ^ "Alberts in, Mohd Zaki out". BorneoPost Online - Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Grbesic takes over as Crocs trail midway". BorneoPost Online - Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Dutchman Robert Alberts quits as Sarawak coach in MSL". ESPNFC.com. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 

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