Mandy van den Berg

Mandy van den Berg (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɛndi vɑn dɛn bɛrx]; born 26 August 1990) is a Dutch football defender who plays for Primera División club Valencia and the Netherlands national team.[2] She formerly played club football in the Eredivisie Vrouwen for ADO Den Haag, for Vittsjö GIK of the Swedish Damallsvenskan and for LSK Kvinner FK of the Norwegian Toppserien.

Mandy van den Berg
Personal information
Full name Mandy van den Berg
Date of birth 26 August 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Naaldwijk, Netherlands
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 ADO Den Haag 57 (7)
2012–2014 Vittsjö GIK 47 (3)
2015 LSK Kvinner FK 11 (0)
2016 Liverpool 10 (0)
2016–2017 Reading 6 (1)
2018– Valencia 23 (1)
National team
2010– Netherlands 90 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 December 2017

Club career

After spending three seasons in Sweden with Vittsjö, Van den Berg signed for LSK Kvinner of Lillestrøm, Norway in December 2014.[3]

LSK Kvinner secured a double in 2015, but Van den Berg left after one season to join English FA WSL club Liverpool.[4] She played 13 times for Liverpool, who finished fifth in WSL 1, then transferred to Reading at the end of the season.[5]

International career

Van den Berg began playing football aged six and was called up for the Netherlands Under-17 team while still at school in her native Naaldwijk.[6] After winning 22 caps at Under-19 level, Van den Berg debuted for the senior Netherlands women's national football team on 15 December 2010. She replaced captain Daphne Koster for the second half of a 3–1 win over Mexico during a friendly tournament in Brazil.[7]

National sports Roger Reijners named Van den Berg in his final squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013 in Sweden.[8] When she suffered knee ligament damage shortly before the tournament, Merel van Dongen was called up as a late replacement.[9]

At the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, Van den Berg captained the Netherlands in their first ever appearance at the World Cup finals.[4]

Van den Berg also captained the team that won the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 tournament. She made 4 appearances for the team at the tournament; starting 2 group stage games and being used as a substitute in two knockout games.[10]

International goals

Scores and results list the Netherlands goal tally first.[11]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 21 September 2011 TATA Steel Stadion, Velsen-Zuid, Netherlands  Serbia 2–0 6–0 2013 UEFA Women's Euro qualification
2. 23 November 2013 Stadion Woudestein, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Greece 7–0 7–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
3. 5 April 2014 Pankritio Stadium, Heraklion, Greece  Greece 4–0 6–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
4. 2 March 2016 Kyocera Stadion, The Hague, Netherlands   Switzerland 3–1 4–3 2016 UEFA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament
5. 6 March 2017 Lagos Municipal Stadium, Lagos, Portugal  Sweden 1–0 1–0 2017 Algarve Cup
6. 8 July 2017 Sparta Stadion, Rotterdam, Netherlands  Wales 5–0 5–0 Friendly



ADO Den Haag
LSK Kvinner




  1. ^ "List of Players – 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Lämnar Vittsjö för Norge" (in Swedish). 10 December 2014. Retrieved 11 December 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Ladies sign Netherlands captain Van Den Berg". Liverpool F.C. 20 January 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Mandy van den Berg joins Reading Women from Liverpool Ladies". BBC Sport. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 14 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Mandy van den Berg droomt van het grote Oranje" (in Dutch). Het Hele Westland. 16 February 2006. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
  7. ^ Maarten de Jong (24 December 2010). "EXCLUSIEF – Interview met Mandy van den Berg" (in Dutch). Voetbal Centraal. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
  8. ^ "Trio miss cut in Netherlands squad". UEFA. 30 June 2013. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  9. ^ Scholten, Berend (1 July 2013). "Van Dongen replaces Van den Berg for Oranje". UEFA. Retrieved 23 July 2013.
  10. ^ "Wiegman kiest Oranjeselectie voor WEURO 2017". 14 June 2017.
  11. ^ "Profile". (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 December 2017.

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2012 Cyprus Women's Cup

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2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group A

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2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 5

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The group winners qualified directly for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Among the seven group runners-up, the four best (determined by records against the first-, third-, fourth- and fifth-placed teams only for balance between different groups) advanced to the play-offs.

2016 UEFA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament

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2017 Algarve Cup

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2017 Reading F.C. Women season

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2017–18 Primera División (women)

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Atlético Madrid successfully defended their title from 2016–17.

2017–18 Valencia CF Femenino season

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List of UEFA Women's Championship records

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Merel van Dongen

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The Netherlands won the final 4–2 for their first UEFA Women's Championship title.

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Valencia CF Femenino

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Van den Berg

Van den Berg is a Dutch-language toponymic surname meaning "of/from the mountain/slope". With 58,562 people carrying the name, it was the fourth most common surname in The Netherlands in 2007. Variants are Van de Berg, Van der Berg, Van den Berge. Van den Bergh, Van den Berghe and Van den Berghen. Anglicised forms are generally agglutinated and variably capitalized, e.g. "Vandenberg". The abbreviated form is "v.d. Berg" (i.e. Rudolf v.d. Berg). People with the surname include:

Van den BergAd van den Berg (born 1944), Dutch politician who advocated legalizing pedophilia

Adrianus van den Berg (born 1954), Dutch rock guitarist

Albert van den Berg (physicist) (born 1957), Dutch physicist

Albert van den Berg (born 1976), South African rugby player

Albert Jan van den Berg (born 1949), Dutch jurist

Aldo van den Berg (born 1978), South African cricketer

Bart van den Berg (born 1993), Dutch tennis player

Carel van den Berg (1924–1971), Dutch chess master

Cássio van den Berg (born 1971), Brazilian botanist

Charl Van Den Berg (born 1981), South African model and LGBT activist

Daniella van den Berg (born 1996), Aruban swimmer

Desirée van den Berg (born 1987), Dutch model

Dirk van den Berg (born 1966), German film director and producer

Eja Siepman van den Berg (born 1943), Dutch sculptor

Floris van den Berg (born 1973) Dutch philosopher, author, Director of CFI Low Countries

Gerard van den Berg (born 1932), Dutch TV show host

Gerard J. van den Berg (born 1962), Dutch econometrician

Gert van den Berg (cyclist) (1903–?), Dutch racing cyclist

Gert van den Berg (politician) (born 1935), Dutch SGP politician

Gillian van den Berg (born 1971), Dutch water polo player

Han van den Berg (born 1925), Dutch rower

Harman van den Berg (1918–2006), South African football midfielder

Helma van den Berg (19652003), Dutch linguist of Caucasian languages

Hugo van den Berg (born 1990), Dutch Grand Prix motorcycle racer

Jack van den Berg (born 1959), Dutch football coach

Jacq van den Berg (born 1916), Dutch competitive sailor

Jan van den Berg (1587–1660), Dutch painter

Jan van den Berg (footballer) (1879–1951), Dutch footballer

Jan Hendrik van den Berg (1914–2012), Dutch psychologist

Janwillem van den Berg (1920–1985), Dutch speech scientist

Jeen van den Berg (1928–2014), Dutch speed skater, winner of the Elfstedentocht in 1954

Joey van den Berg (born 1986), Dutch football midfielder

Julius van den Berg (born 1996), Dutch cyclist

Ko van den Berg (born 1950), Dutch competitive sailor

Laura van den Berg (born 1983), American novelist

Lodewijk van den Berg (born 1932), Dutch-born American chemical engineer and astronaut

Lodewijk Willem Christiaan van den Berg (1845–1927), Dutch scholar

Luciano van den Berg (1984–2005), Dutch football defender

Mandy van den Berg (born 1990), Dutch football defender

Marco van den Berg (born 1965), Dutch basketball coach

Max van den Berg (born 1956), Dutch politician, Labour Party chairman from 1999-2007

Mien van den Berg (1909–1996), Dutch gymnast

Morné van den Berg (born 1997), South African rugby player

Nick van den Berg (born 1980), Dutch pool player

Niekie van den Berg, South African politician and talk radio host

Paul van den Berg (born 1936), Belgian football midfielder

Peter van den Berg (born 1971), Dutch football defender and coach

Quinten van den Berg (born 1985), Dutch DJ and Musical Producer known as Quintino

Roy van den Berg (born 1988), Dutch track cyclist

Rudolf van den Berg (born 1949), Dutch film director

Sepp van den Berg (born 2001), Dutch footballer

Sjef van den Berg (born 1995), Dutch competitive archer

Stephan van den Berg (born 1962), Dutch windsurfer, first gold medalist in Olympic windsurfing

Trudy van den Berg (born 1947), Dutch pop singer

Ulrich van den Berg (born 1975), South African golfer

Vincent van den Berg (born 1989), Dutch football forward

Willem van den Berg (1910–1987), Dutch fencer

Wilma van den Berg (born 1947), Dutch sprinterVan de BergEd Vande Berg (born 1958), American baseball player

Jeff Vandeberg, Dutch born American architect

Linda van de Berg, Dutch track racing cyclist

Tim van de Berg (born 1997), Dutch football midfielderVan der BergDirk van der Berg (born 1967), South African cricketer

Hayes van der Berg (born 1994), South African cricketerVan den BergeJojanneke van den Berge (born 1980), Dutch journalist

Niels van den Berge (born 1984), Dutch GreenLeft politician

Rinus van den Berge (1900–1972), Dutch sprinter

Valencia CF Femenino – current squad
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