Nathalie Geeris (born 20 December 1971) is a Dutch retired football midfielder or forward. She played for clubs in the Netherlands, Japan, the United States and Sweden, as well as for the Netherlands women's national football team.
|Date of birth||20 December 1971|
|Place of birth||Haarlem, Netherlands|
|Height||170 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Midfielder / Forward|
|1993–1995||Franklin Pierce Ravens|
|1996–1997||Suzuyo Shimizu F.C. Lovely Ladies|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:07, 15 November 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:07, 15 November 2018 (UTC)
After beginning her football with local minnows HFC Spaarnestad, Geeris transferred to top division Ter Leede to secure her national team place. At 21 years old she moved to America and participated in college soccer with Franklin Pierce Ravens. In 1996, Geeris secured a contract with Suzuyo Shimizu F.C. Lovely Ladies, a professional club in the Japanese L. League.
In 2000 Geeris was back in America, playing for Boston Renegades of the USL W-League. She was in evidence at a pre-draft combine prior to the 2000 WUSA Draft, but was not selected. As a veteran Geeris enjoyed a prolific spell in the Swedish lower divisions with IF Böljan.
On 11 April 1989, 17-year-old Geeris debuted for the senior Netherlands women's national football team, playing in a 1–1 draw with Norway in Denekamp. In April 1992 she scored both goals in the Netherlands' 2–1 win over Sweden, which brought her to the attention of Franklin Pierce Ravens coach Mark Krikorian who swooped with a scholarship offer.
The WUSA Inaugural Player Draft, held before Women's United Soccer Association's initial 2001 season, distributed players to the league's eight inaugural teams. The draft occurred on December 10 and 11, 2000. This took place after each team was allocated three national team players and two foreign players.Anneli Andelén
Anneli Andelén (born 21 June 1968) is a Swedish former association football forward who won 88 caps for the Sweden women's national football team, scoring 37 goals. She represented Sweden at the FIFA Women's World Cup in 1991 and 1995. Andelén also played professional club football in Japan with Suzuyo Shimizu F.C. Lovely Ladies.List of foreign Damallsvenskan players
This is a list of foreign players in Damallsvenskan, which commenced play in 1988. The following players must meet both of the following two criteria:
have played at least one Damallsvenskan game. Players who were signed by Damallsvenskan clubs, but only played in lower league, cup and/or European games, or did not play in any competitive games at all, are not included.
are considered foreign, determined by the following:A player is considered foreign if she is not eligible to play for Sweden women's national football team.The list is organized alphabetically first by country, then by player's name (surname and first name). Clubs listed are those which the player has played at least one Damallsvenskan game for.Suzuyo Shimizu FC Lovely Ladies
Suzuyo Shimizu FC Lovely Ladies (鈴与清水FCラブリーレディース) was a women's football team which played in Division 1 of Japan's Nadeshiko League. It founded the league in 1989. The club was disbanded in 1999.