Manoe Meulen

Manoe Mathilda Catharina Maria Meulen (born 11 September 1978)[1] is a retired Dutch football defender. After making her national team debut in April 2003, she represented the senior Netherlands women's national football team on 55 occasions, scoring one goal.[2] Meulen played in all five matches as the Netherlands reached the semi-final of UEFA Women's Euro 2009.[3]

Manoe Meulen
Personal information
Full name Manoe Mathilda Catharina Maria Meulen
Date of birth 11 September 1978 (age 40)
Place of birth Weert, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1988–1992 sv Laar
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1995 sv Laar
1995–2005 sv Braakhuizen
2005–2008 vv Ste.Do.Co
2008–2011 Willem II 63 (0)
2011–2012 VVV-Venlo 18 (0)
National team
2003–2011 Netherlands 55 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

International goals

Scores and results list the Netherlands goal tally first.[2]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 22 April 2010 Gradski Stadion, Kumanovo, Macedonia  North Macedonia 4–0 7–0 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification


  1. ^ "UEFA Competitions Association player list" (PDF). UEFA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 October 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Profile". (in Dutch). Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Women's Euro 2009 - Netherlands squad". UEFA. Retrieved 23 December 2017.

External links

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.


Meulen is a Dutch toponymic surname meaning "mill" (modern Dutch molen). Notable people with the surname include:

Ever Meulen (born 1946), pseudonym of Eddy Vermeulen, Belgian illustrator

Henry Meulen (1882–1978), British anarchist and economist

Manoe Meulen (born 1978), Dutch women's footballer

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.

VVV-Venlo (women)

VVV-Venlo is a Dutch women's football from Venlo. The team was founded in 2010, starting in the Eredivisie season 2010/11. The club is working together with SV Venray who's playing in the Hoofdklasse.Since 2011 VVV is working together with a German club FCR 2001 Duisburg.VVV-Venlo decided to stop playing in de Women's Eredivisi/BeNe League. Due to the amount of qualitative good female players in the Netherlands they foresee a team with too less quality. All the players shall return in the competition in the newly formed team of FCE/PSV in the new season.

Willem II (women)

Willem II Vrouwen was the women's football section of Willem II football club from Tilburg, the Netherlands. They were founder members of the Eredivisie Vrouwen in 2007. In February 2011 Willem II announced they were withdrawing support for their women's section, for financial reasons.Willem II worked together with SC 't Zand from Tilburg.


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