Michel Kreek

Michel Kreek (born January 16, 1971 in Amsterdam, North Holland) is a former Dutch footballer, who played one international match for the Netherlands national football team: on February 22, 1995 in the lost friendly (0–1) against Portugal.

He was part of Frank de Boer's backroom staff at Internazionale.

Michel Kreek
Personal information
Full name Michel Kreek
Date of birth January 16, 1971 (age 48)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Ajax 83 (5)
1995–1996 Padova 53 (10)
1996–1997 Perugia 32 (3)
1997–2002 Vitesse Arnhem 130 (18)
2002–2004 AEK Athens 29 (0)
2004–2006 Willem II 23 (0)
Total 350 (36 )
National team
1995 Netherlands 1 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2013 Ajax C-1
2013 Almere City U-19
2016 Internazionale Assistant Coach
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Honours

Ajax

References

1992 UEFA Cup Final

The 1992 UEFA Cup Final was played on 29 April 1992 and 13 May 1992 between Ajax of the Netherlands and Torino of Italy. Ajax won on away goals after a 2–2 draw in the first leg in Turin and a 0–0 draw in the second in Amsterdam. The victory made Ajax only the second club – after Torino's city rivals Juventus – to have won all three major European trophies (European Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League, and the Cup Winners' Cup).

1993–94 in Dutch football

The 1993/1994 season in Dutch football saw Ajax Amsterdam winning the title in the Eredivisie, while Feyenoord Rotterdam won the Dutch National Cup.

1994–95 AFC Ajax season

During the 1994–95 Dutch football season, AFC Ajax competed in the Eredivisie. Ajax won a league-cup double. They won their 25th Dutch title in style, not losing a single match all season and scoring 106 goals. Ajax also won their fourth European Cup, defeating A.C. Milan 1-0 in the final. This Ajax squad is considered to be one of the best teams in football history.

1994–95 Calcio Padova season

During the 1994–95 Italian football season, Calcio Padova competed in the Serie A and their first season in the top flight since the 1961–62 season.

1994–95 in Dutch football

The 1994/95 season in Dutch football saw Ajax Amsterdam winning the title in the Eredivisie, while Feyenoord Rotterdam won the Dutch National Cup. For the first time in history of Dutch professional football a club stayed unbeaten in the highest league. Ajax suffered only one loss that year, losing to Feyenoord in the cup.

2003–04 AEK Athens F.C. season

For the 2003-04 season, AEK Athens F.C. competed in its 45th consecutive season in the Greek topflight.

2005 KNVB Cup Final

The 2005 KNVB Cup Final was a football match between Willem II and PSV on 29 May 2005 at De Kuip, Rotterdam. It was the final match of the 2004–05 KNVB Cup competition. PSV won 4–0 after goals from Wilfred Bouma, Phillip Cocu, Park Ji-sung and Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink. With this victory, PSV clinched the double, as they had also become champions of the 2004–05 Eredivisie. This was PSV's first double since the 1988–89 season.

AEK Athens F.C.

AEK Athens Football Club (Greek: ΠΑΕ AEK [aek]; Αθλητική Ένωσις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως; Athlitikί Énosis Konstantinoupόleos, meaning Athletic Union of Constantinople), also known as AEK FC or simply AEK, is a Greek football club based in Nea Filadelfeia, a suburb of Athens, Greece. The club is commonly known in European competitions as AEK Athens FC.Established in Athens in 1924 by Greek refugees from Constantinople in the wake of the Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922), AEK has become one of the three most popular clubs in Greece

and the Greek diaspora, and one of the three most successful teams in Greek football (including Olympiacos and Panathinaikos), winning 32 national titles and the only one to have won all the

competitions organised by the Hellenic Football Federation (including 12 Championships, 15 Greek Cups, 1 League Cup, and 3 Super Cups).The club has appeared several times in European competitions (UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and the defunct UEFA Cup Winners' Cup), in which they are the most successful Greek football club in terms of achievements. They were the first Greek team to compete in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League (1994–95) and they are the only Greek team to have

reached the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup (1976–77). They have also reached the quarter-finals of the European Cup once (1968–69) and the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup twice (1996–97 and 1997–98).

Ajax Youth Academy

The Ajax Youth Academy is a football youth academy based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from where the organization manages a total of 13 youth teams (ages 7–18). The academy is the primary youth clinic of Dutch footballing giants Ajax Amsterdam. The club depends heavily on the youth academy as they move promising youngsters from the youth teams to the senior team where they can showcase their talent and develop into stars.

Club van 100 (AFC Ajax)

Club van 100 (English: Club of 100) is the official list of Football players who have appeared in one hundred or more official matches for AFC Ajax.

Jari Litmanen

Jari Olavi Litmanen (pronunciation ; born 20 February 1971) is a Finnish former footballer. He was the first-choice captain of the Finland national team between 1996 and 2008 in an international career that ran from 1989 to 2010.

Litmanen is widely considered to be Finland's greatest football player of all time. He was chosen as the best Finnish player of the last 50 years by the Football Association of Finland in the UEFA Jubilee Awards in November 2003. He also finished 42nd in the 100 Greatest Finns voting in 2004. The Association of Football Statisticians' (The AFS) compendium of 'Greatest Ever Footballers' listed Litmanen as the 53rd best footballer ever.In Finland, he is often called "Litti" (after Pierre Littbarski and his own surname), which dates from his early years, and is also known as "Kuningas" ("The King").

During his club career, Litmanen represented Reipas, HJK, MyPa and Lahti in Finland, and Ajax, Barcelona, Liverpool, Hansa Rostock and Malmö FF abroad. Once considered one of the best attacking midfielders in the world, he became the first Finnish footballing superstar while playing for Ajax in the mid-1990s, winning the Champions League in 1995, the peak year of his career.

His later career was marred by injuries, and he was unable to repeat the success of his Ajax years either at Barcelona or Liverpool, often finding himself on the bench, despite some impressive performances for the latter. Writing about Litmanen in 2009, Paul Simpson, former FourFourTwo editor, went as far as to assert that "his career has not been worthy of his talent".

Jong Ajax

Jong Ajax (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjɔŋ ˈaːjɑks]) (English: Young Ajax), also referred to as Ajax II or Ajax 2 is a Dutch association football team, the reserve team of Ajax. They are based in Amsterdam and compete in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.

Kreek

Kreek is an Estonian surname (meaning "damson") and Dutch surname (meaning "creek" or "stream"), with notable bearers including:

Adam Kreek (born 1980), Canadian rower

Aleksander Kreek (1914–1977), Estonian shot putter and discus thrower

Ardo Kreek (born 1986), Estonian volleyball player

Cyrillus Kreek (1889–1962), Estonian composer

Mary Jeanne Kreek (born 1937), American neurobiologist

Michel Kreek (born 1971), former Dutch footballer

List of people from Amsterdam

This is a list of notable people from Amsterdam.

Mino Raiola

Carmine "Mino" Raiola (Italian: [ˈkarmine ˈmiːno ˈraːjola, - raˈjɔːla]; born 4 November 1967) is an Italian-born Dutch football agent representing a number of well known players, including Zlatan Ibrahimović, Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Marco Verratti, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Matthijs de Ligt, and Mario Balotelli. He was also the agent of former Czech midfielder Pavel Nedvěd for many years.

Netherlands women's national football team

The Netherlands women's national football team (Dutch: Nederlands vrouwenvoetbalelftal) is directed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), which is a member of UEFA and FIFA.

In 1971, the team played the first women's international football match recognized by FIFA against France. They have played at the final tournament of the 2009, 2013, and 2017 UEFA Women's Championship and were champions in 2017. They have played at the final tournament of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time, and reached thirteenth place. They have also played at the final tournament in the 2019 edition, losing 2-0 the final against the United States.

The nicknames for the team are Oranje (Orange) and Leeuwinnen (Lionesses). Sarina Wiegman has been head coach since January 2017. As of July 2019, the team is ranked number 3 in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

SBV Vitesse

SBV Vitesse (Stichting Betaald Voetbal Vitesse), widely known as Vitesse Arnhem, or simply as Vitesse (Dutch pronunciation: [viˈtɛsə]), is a Dutch professional football club based in Arnhem (Gelderland). Established on 14 May 1892, Vitesse is the oldest professional football club in the Eredivisie. The club has enjoyed some success in the competition, has featured in the UEFA Cup competition and became the first Dutch football club to be owned by a foreigner when it was taken over by Georgian businessman Merab Zjordania in 2010. Since 1998, the club has played its home games at the GelreDome. Their best result in the Eredivisie was third place in 1997–98. The club won the KNVB Cup in 2016–17.

Throughout the years, Vitesse established itself as a stepping stone for future world class players like Willem Hesselink, Just Göbel, Roy Makaay, Pierre van Hooijdonk, Mahamadou Diarra, Philip Cocu, Nikos Machlas, Sander Westerveld, Raimond van der Gouw, Wilfried Bony, Martin Ødegaard and Nemanja Matić.

Willem II (football club)

Willem II (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪləm ˈtʋeː]), also known as Willem II Tilburg, is a Dutch football club based in Tilburg, Netherlands, that plays in the Eredivisie, the top tier in Dutch football. The team was founded on 12 August 1896 as Tilburgia. On 12 January 1898, the club was renamed Willem II, after Dutch king William II of the Netherlands, who, as Prince of Orange and commander of the Dutch army, had his military headquarters in Tilburg during the Belgian uprising of 1830 and also spent a lot of time in the city after becoming king and would die while there.Notable former players for the club include Dutch internationals Jan van Roessel, Joris Mathijsen, Jaap Stam, Marc Overmars as well as Finland's Sami Hyypiä. The club's shirt consists of red-white-blue vertical stripes, inspired by the colours of the flag of the Netherlands. Willem II plays its home matches in the Koning Willem II Stadion, also named after the King. The stadium, opened on 31 May 1995, has a capacity of 14,700 spectators. The average attendance in 2004–05 was 12,500 people.The club has won the Eredivisie and the Eerste divisie a total of three times in both respects all in all.

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