Thijs Waterink

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Thijs Waterink
Personal information
Date of birth (1968-12-26) 26 December 1968 (age 50)
Place of birth Arnhem, Netherlands
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 FC Wageningen
1991–1996 TOP Oss
1996–1998 Den Bosch
1998–1999 FC Gütersloh
1999–2000 Arminia Bielefeld
2000–2003 Karlsruher SC
2003–2005 SC Paderborn 51 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Thijs Waterink (born 26 December 1968) is a Dutch retired football midfielder who played for FC Wageningen, TOP Oss, FC Den Bosch, FC Gütersloh, Arminia Bielefeld, Karlsruher SC, and SC Paderborn 07.

In 2005, he received a four-month suspension by de German Football Association for his role in the bribe scandal with referee Robert Hoyzer and his club SC Paderborn fired him.[1][2][3] After his suspension he played till 2008 at Dutch hoofdklasse amateur club De Bataven in Gendt.


  1. ^ "Waterink banned in match-fixing case". ESPN FC. 7 April 2005. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  2. ^ "German match-fixing trial starts". BBC Sport. 18 October 2005. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  3. ^ Newman, Paul (18 November 2005). "German referee jailed for two years". The Independent. Retrieved 21 August 2017.

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