Chantal de Ridder

Chantal Alida Maria de Ridder (born 19 January 1989) is a Dutch football striker, who plays for BeNe League club AFC Ajax as well as the senior Netherlands women's national football team.

Chantal de Ridder
Personal information
Full name Chantal Alida Maria de Ridder[1]
Date of birth 19 January 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Leiden, Netherlands
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Number 19
Youth career
1994–2001 Ter Leede
2001–2006 Foreholte
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 Ter Leede
2007–2011 AZ 78 (45)
2011–2013 Turbine Potsdam 7 (0)
2013– Ajax 90 (31)
National team
2007– Netherlands 46 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 December 2015
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 December 2015

Club career

Before signing for Ajax in January 2013, De Ridder last played for Turbine Potsdam in Germany's Bundesliga.[2] She had previously competed in the Netherlands' Eredivisie, winning four titles with Ter Leede and AZ. She scored her first goal for Turbine in the 10–0 2011–12 Champions League home win against Glasgow City.[3]

Due to a long term knee injury suffered in December 2011, she only played seven Bundesliga matches. She left Potsdam in January 2013 and headed back to the Netherlands, intent on getting more match practice and breaking back into the Dutch team ahead of UEFA Women's Euro 2013.[4]

International career

She is a member of the Dutch national team, and played in the 2009 European Championship[5] after making her senior debut on 29 July 2007 against North Korea.[6]

In June 2013 national team coach Roger Reijners selected De Ridder in the Netherlands squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013 in Sweden.[7]

International goals

Scores and results list the Netherlands goal tally first.[6]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 December 2008 Stade Paul Cosyns, Compiègne, France  France 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2. 12 March 2009 GSP Stadium, Nicosia, Cyprus  South Africa 5–0 5–0 2009 Cyprus Cup
3. 13 July 2009 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam, Netherlands  South Africa 1–1 3–2 Four Nations Cup
4. 22 April 2010 Gradski Stadion, Kumanovo, Macedonia  North Macedonia 6–0 7–0 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
5. 21 August 2010 Haradzki Stadium, Maladzechna, Belarus  Belarus 4–0 4–0 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
6. 12 December 2010 Estádio do Pacaembu, São Paulo, Brazil  Brazil 2–1 2–3 2010 City of São Paulo Tournament
7. 7 March 2011 Ammochostos Stadium, Larnaca, Cyprus   Switzerland 4–0 6–0 2011 Cyprus Cup
8. 6–0
9. 19 November 2011 Ivančna Gorica Stadium, Ivančna Gorica, Slovenia  Slovenia 2–0 2–0 2013 UEFA Women's Euro qualification
10. 24 November 2011 Kyocera Stadion, The Hague, Netherlands  Croatia 1–0 2–0 2013 UEFA Women's Euro qualification


Ter Leede
Turbine Potsdam


  1. ^ "UEFA Competitions Association player list" (PDF). UEFA. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
  2. ^ Turbine vor Verpflichtung von Chantal de Ridder Focus
  3. ^ Glasgow City beaten 10–0 by Potsdam in Champions League BBC
  4. ^ "De Ridder leaves Potsdam" (in German). 8 January 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
  5. ^ Profile in UEFA's 2009 Euro archive webpage
  6. ^ a b "Profile". (in Dutch). Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Trio miss cut in Netherlands squad". UEFA. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2013.

External links

2007–08 Eredivisie (women)

The 2007–08 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the first season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. It took place from 29 August 2007 until 21 May 2008 with six teams participating. AZ became the first Eredivisie winners. The 60 matches of the season had a 45,695 total attendance.

2008–09 Eredivisie (women)

The 2008–09 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the second season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. The league took place from 21 August 2008 to 31 May 2009 with seven teams. AZ successfully defended the title and became champions for a second year running. The 84 matches of the season had a 56,365 total attendance.

2009–10 Eredivisie (women)

The 2009–10 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the third season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. The league took place from 1 October 2009 to 19 May 2010 with six teams. AZ successfully defended the title and became champions for a third year running. The 60 matches of the season had a 22,140 total attendance.

2010 International Women's Football Tournament of City of São Paulo

The 2010 Torneio Internacional Cidade de São Paulo (also known as the 2010 International Tournament of São Paulo) was the second edition of the Torneio Internacional Cidade de São Paulo de Futebol Feminino, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Brazil. It began on 9 December and ended on 19 December 2010.

2010–11 Eredivisie (women)

The 2010–11 Eredivisie Vrouwen was the fourth season of the Netherlands women's professional football league. The league took place from 2 September 2010 to 12 May 2011 with eight teams. FC Twente became champions for the first time, breaking AZ's three-year championship hegemony. The 84 matches of the season had a 44,710 total attendance.

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 2

The 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification UEFA Group 2 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. The group comprised Norway, the Netherlands, Macedonia, Belarus and Slovakia.

Norway won the group and advanced to the play-off rounds.

2011–12 in Scottish football

The 2011–12 season is the 115th season of competitive football in Scotland.

2012–13 BeNe League

The 2012–13 season of the Women's BeNe League was the first season of the Belgium and the Netherlands' women's football top level league. Since this was the first season, the league had no reigning champion, although both countries had reigning champions from their former top leagues—Standard Liège in Belgium and ADO Den Haag in the Netherlands. The season started on 24 August 2012. The championship was won by FC Twente.

2016–17 PEC Zwolle (women) season

The 2016–17 season is PEC Zwolle's 7th season of play in the Eredivisie and also its 7th consecutive season in the top flight of Dutch football for women.

AFC Ajax Vrouwen

AFC Ajax Vrouwen is a Dutch women's football from Amsterdam representing AFC Ajax in the women Eredivisie. The team was founded in 2012.

AZ Alkmaar (women)

AZ or AZ Vrouwen was a women's association football club based in Alkmaar and the Zaanstreek, Netherlands. They were affiliated with the AZ men's team. They were founder members of the Eredivisie Vrouwen in 2007 and won the first three editions of the championship. In February 2011 AZ announced they were withdrawing support for their women's section, for financial reasons.Telstar entered a team in the 2011–12 women's Eredivisie and most of the AZ players signed for the newly formed club.

Eredivisie (women)

The Eredivisie Vrouwen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈeːrədiˌvizi]) (Dutch for Honor Division) is the professional women's football league in the Netherlands. Organized by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) it was established in 2007 and then played for five seasons until 2012 when the leagues of the Netherlands and Belgium merged forming a single combined league (BeNe League). After three seasons the BeNe League folded and the Eredivisie was restarted in the 2015–16 season. The league winner receives a spot in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

List of AFC Ajax (women) players

This article is about past and present players of AFC Ajax Vrouwen. For a list of all Ajax Vrouwen players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:AFC Ajax Vrouwen players. For the current squad, see AFC Ajax Vrouwen#Current squad.

This list includes past and present footballers who have played/play for Ajax Vrouwen.

UEFA Women's Euro 2009 squads

This article lists all the confirmed national football squads for the UEFA Women's Euro 2009.

Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad.

UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying – Group 6

The UEFA Women's Euro 2013 qualifying – Group 6 was contested by five teams competing for one spot for the final tournament.

UEFA Women's Euro 2013 squads

The following is a list of squads for each nation competing at UEFA Women's Euro 2013, an international football tournament held in Sweden from 10 July until 28 July 2013. The 12 national teams involved in the tournament were required to register a squad of 23 players; only players in these squads were eligible to take part in the tournament.

Before announcing their final squad for the tournament, teams were required to name a preliminary squad of 40 players by 10 June 2013, 30 days before the start of the tournament. The preliminary squad would then have to be cut to a final 23, three of which had to be goalkeepers, by 30 June 2013 (midnight CET). Replacement of seriously injured players is permitted until immediately before the team in question's first game, though replacement players must be drawn from the preliminary squad of 40.The squads were published on 3 July 2013, with Russia being the only national squad made up entirely of players from home-based clubs, while Iceland named the most foreign-based players with 13.

Players marked (c) were named as captain for their national squad.

Number of caps, players' club teams and players' age as of 10 July 2013: the tournament's opening day.

AFC Ajax (women) – current squad


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