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Encyclopedia > NEC Nijmegen
N.E.C.
Full name Nijmegen Eendracht Combinatie
Nickname(s) N.E.C.
Founded November 15, 1900
Ground McDOS Goffertstadion,
Nijmegen
Capacity 12,470
Chairman Hans van Delft
Manager Mario Been
League Eredivisie
2005-06 Eredivisie, 10th
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N.E.C. is a Dutch football club founded in November 15, 1900. Image File history File links NEC_Nijmegen. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... The Goffertstadium was rebuilt into a modern stadium with all seats, covered and warmed, with modern catering facilities. ... Country Netherlands Province Gelderland Area 57. ... The following is an incomplete list of football (soccer) stadiums. ... The Eredivisie (English: Honorary Division) is the highest football league in the Netherlands. ... Image File history File links left arm of kit template File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... football kit with red half File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... rightarm of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links white soccer jersey left arm with border File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... body of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links white soccer jersey right arm with border File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ...


The team's home ground is the 12,500 seater McDOS Goffertstadion. The club prides itself that it was born out of hard work and dedication and that the working-class founders started playing football not on any grass pitch but in the streets of Nijmegen. It was originally called 'Eendracht' meaning 'Unity' in Dutch. The team played well and in 1903, after a merger with the actual Nijmegen home team, their league status was assured. The club name N.E.C. is an acronym of 'Nijmegen Eendracht Combinatie'. The Goffertstadium was rebuilt into a modern stadium with all seats, covered and warmed, with modern catering facilities. ... Country Netherlands Province Gelderland Area 57. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Country Netherlands Province Gelderland Area 57. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Backronym and Apronym (Discuss) Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, such as NATO, laser, and ABC, written as the initial letter or letters of words, and pronounced on the basis of this abbreviated written form. ...


The club has not won any major tournaments to date although they managed to attain runners-up placing in the KNVB Cup competition in 1973, 1983, 1994 and 2000. Some talented players include defenders Rob Wielaert and Björn van der Doelen as well as wingers Romano Denneboom and Tininho. Romano Denneboom was selected for the Dutch national team recently. The two star players are midfielder Edgar Barreto from Paraguay, who recently played in the 2006 World Cup, and Andrzej Niedzielan from Poland. The KNVB Cup is a competition organized by the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) since 1899. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Romano Joel Denneboom (b. ... Ronildo Pereira de Freitas better known as Tininho (born 1977-10-23 in Montes Claros) is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for ADO Den Haag. ... First international Belgium 1 - 4 Netherlands (Antwerp, Belgium; 30 April 1905) Largest win Netherlands 9 - 0 Norway (Rotterdam, Netherlands; 1 November 1972) Worst defeat Netherlands 2 - 12 England Amateur (The Hague, Netherlands; 1 April 1907) World Cup Appearances 8 (First in 1934) Best result Runners-up, 1974 and 1978 European...


In 2004 the club's management sacked coach Johan Neeskens, who, despite having a wealth of international experience both as an international player and as a coach, could not string together enough wins since October 2004. Cees Lok took over, but resigned on 19 December 2005. Johannes (Johan) Jacobus Neeskens (born September 15, 1951) is a Dutch football manager and former midfielder. ... Cees Lok (born August 18, 1966 in Emmeloord, Overijssel) is a retired football defender and forward from the Netherlands, who mainly played for NEC Nijmegen (1988-1998) during his professional career. ...


The average attendance in 2004/05 was 11,800 people.

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Current squad 2006/2007

No. Position Player
1 Flag of Hungary GK Gábor Babos
2 DF Günther Vanaudenaerde
3 Flag of Netherlands DF Peter Wisgerhof
4 Flag of Netherlands DF Dominique Kivuvu
5 Flag of Morocco DF Youssef El Akchaoui
6 Flag of Netherlands DF Patrick Pothuizen
7 Flag of Netherlands FW Romano Denneboom
8 Flag of Paraguay MF Edgar Barreto
9 Flag of Netherlands FW Rutger Worm
10 Flag of Netherlands FW Roy Beerens
11 Flag of Netherlands MF Ferne Snoyl
13 Flag of Netherlands DF Mark Otten
No. Position Player
14 Flag of Netherlands DF Muslu Nalbantoglu
15 Flag of Sweden DF Jonas Olsson
17 Flag of Netherlands FW Paul Jans
19 Flag of Australia FW Brett Holman
21 Flag of Netherlands DF Theo Dams
22 Flag of Netherlands DF Bas Bakker
23 FW Andrzej Niedzielan
24 Flag of Morocco DF Naïm Aarab
25 Flag of Netherlands GK Raymon van Emmerik
39 Flag of Burundi FW Saidi Ntibazonkiza
40 Flag of Netherlands GK Dennis de Koning
41 Flag of Netherlands MF Dominique Scholten

Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... A goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Romano Joel Denneboom (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Paraguay. ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Edgar Osvaldo Barreto (born July 15, 1984) is a Paraguayan football player who, as of 2004, is playing for NEC Nijmegen in The Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Roy Beerens (born 22 December 1987 in Bladel, Netherlands) is a professional footballer who currently plays on loan for Dutch Eredivisie team NEC Nijmegen, but who is officially contracted by PSV Eindhoven. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Ferne Snoyl (born March 8th, 1985 in Leidschendam, The Netherlands) is a Dutch professional footballer currently playing for NEC Nijmegen. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Brett Holman (born March 27, 1984) is an Australian football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland_(bordered). ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... A goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burundi. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... A goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ...

Reserve squad 2006/2007

No. Position Player
27 Flag of Netherlands MF Simon Yauw
28 Flag of Netherlands DF Sven Werkhoven
29 Flag of Netherlands DF Bob Verweij
30 Flag of Netherlands GK Ferry Thomassen
31 Flag of Netherlands MF Melvin Kolf
32 Flag of Netherlands MF Kevin Ankersmit
No. Position Player
33 Flag of Netherlands FW Engin Gungor
34 Flag of Netherlands MF Bart van Brakel
35 Flag of Netherlands DF Gaetan Klaassen
36 Flag of Netherlands FW Dennie Lamers
37 Flag of Greece DF Antonis Sotrinis
38 Flag of Burundi DF Soufian Boumanjal

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... A goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burundi. ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ...

Former managers

Ron (Ronnie) de Groot (born April 29, 1960 in Nijmegen, Gelderland) is a retired football midfielder from the Netherlands, who mainly played for NEC Nijmegen (1979-1987) during his professional career. ... Wilhelmus (Wim) Jacobus Koevermans (born June 28, 1960 in Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland) is a former football central defender from The Netherlands, who earned one cap for the Netherlands national football team. ... Cees Lok (born August 18, 1966 in Emmeloord, Overijssel) is a retired football defender and forward from the Netherlands, who mainly played for NEC Nijmegen (1988-1998) during his professional career. ... Pim van de Meent (born November 20, 1937 in Den Haag, Zuid-Holland) is a former football defender from the Netherlands, who played for Holland Sport, DOS and NEC Nijmegen. ... Johannes (Johan) Jacobus Neeskens (born September 15, 1951) is a Dutch football manager and former midfielder. ... Piet de Visser (1934 - ) is a Dutch football coach and scout. ...

Notable players

Jan van Deinsen (born June 19, 1953 in Tiel, Gelderland) is a retired football midfielder and forward from the Netherlands, who played for NEC Nijmegen, Go Ahead Eagles and Feyenoord Rotterdam during his professional career. ... Ron (Ronnie) de Groot (born April 29, 1960 in Nijmegen, Gelderland) is a retired football midfielder from the Netherlands, who mainly played for NEC Nijmegen (1979-1987) during his professional career. ... Dick Jol (born March 29, 1956 in Scheveningen, Zuid-Holland) is a football (soccer) referee from the Netherlands, best known for supervising three matches during the 2000 UEFA European Football Championship held in Belgium and Holland. ... Cees Lok (born August 18, 1966 in Emmeloord, Overijssel) is a retired football defender and forward from the Netherlands, who mainly played for NEC Nijmegen (1988-1998) during his professional career. ... Yakov Khristoforovich Peters (Яков Христофорович Петерс) (December 3 {November 21 O.S.}, 1886 - April 25, 1938) was a deputy director of the Cheka in the Soviet Union and acting director from July 7 to August 22 1918. ...

See also

The Dutch Football League is organized by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbal Bond (KNVB, Royal Dutch Football Association). ...

External links

  • (Dutch) (English) Official website
  • (Dutch) Fansite Forza NEC
  • (Dutch) Fansite NEC Fan
  • (Dutch) Fanzine De Trouwe Honden
Flag of the Netherlands
Eredivisie2006/07
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ADO Den Haag | Ajax | AZ | Excelsior | Feyenoord | Groningen | Heerenveen | Heracles | NAC | NEC | PSV | RKC | Roda JC | Sparta | Twente | Utrecht | Vitesse | Willem II Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Eredivisie (English: Honorary Division) is the highest football league in the Netherlands. ... The 2006/2007 season of the Eredivisie began on August 18, 2006 and will end on May 13, 2007. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... ADO Den Haag (ADO stands for Alles Door Oefening, Everything Through Practice) is the main football club in the city of The Hague. ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as Ajax Amsterdam, AFC Ajax, or simply Ajax (pronounced Ah-yahx), is a football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... AZ Alkmaar is a football club from Alkmaar, the Netherlands. ... Excelsior is a professional football club from Rotterdam, in the Kralingen-Crooswijk district. ... Feyenoord Rotterdam is a Dutch football club from the city of Rotterdam. ... FC Groningen is a football club from Groningen in the Netherlands. ... S.C. Heerenveen (Frisian: SC It Hearrenfean) is a Dutch football club currently playing in the Eredivisie, the Dutch Premier Division. ... Heracles Almelo is a football club from Almelo, the Netherlands. ... NAC Breda is a Dutch football club from Breda. ... Philips Sport Vereniging (English: Philips Sports Union), widely known either as PSV or PSV Eindhoven, is a sports club from Eindhoven, the Netherlands. ... RKC Waalwijk is a football club playing in the Dutch Eredivisie. ... Roda JC Kerkrade is a Dutch football club located in Kerkrade, a place in the south of The Netherlands near the German border. ... Sparta Rotterdam is the oldest professional football team in the Netherlands, established on April 1, 1888. ... FC Twente is a Dutch football club from the city of Enschede. ... FC Utrecht is a Dutch major league football club which was founded on July 1, 1970. ... Vitesse is a Dutch football club from Arnhem, which was founded on May 14, 1892. ... Willem II Tilburg is a Dutch football club playing in Tilburg. ...

Eredivisie seasons

2003/04 | 2004/05 | 2005/06 | 2006/07 The introduction of this article does not provide enough context for readers unfamiliar with the subject. ... These are the rankings of the Eredivisie for 2004/2005 1. ... The 2005/06 season of the Eredivisie began in August 2005 and ended in May 2006. ... The 2006/2007 season of the Eredivisie began on August 18, 2006 and will end on May 13, 2007. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Nijmegen Soccer Odds Betting (2780 words)
NEC Nijmegen coach Ron De Groot has held crisis talks with his squad ahead of the visit of Heracles Almelo after seeing the club slump to a five-game winless streak.
NEC Nijmegen will be looking to get their push for Europe back on track against Heerenveen on Saturday.
Heerenveen are two places and six points ahead of NEC in sixth, and coach Gertjan Verbeek plans to adopt an attacking approach in the run-in in a bid to force their way into the Champions League play-offs.
NEC Nijmegen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (319 words)
NEC Nijmegen is a Dutch football club founded in 15 November 1900.
The team played well and in 1903, after a merger with the actual Nijmegen home team, their professional status was assured.
The club has not won any major tournaments to date although they managed to attain runners-up placing in the Dutch Cup competition in 1973, 1983, 1994 and 2000 which was not a bad result for a team regularly faced with their prospective talents quickly moving on elsewhere for pastures new.
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