Ron Groenewoud

Ron Groenewoud (born 24 January 1937) is a former Dutch footballer and football manager.[1][2]

Ron Groenewoud
Ron Groenewoud
Ron Groenewoud in 1974
Personal information
Full name Ron Groenewoud
Date of birth 24 January 1937 (age 82)
Place of birth Grootegast
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Velocitas 1897
Teams managed
1962–1965 Sparta (assistant)
1965–1966 Holland Sport
1966–1967 Heerenveen
1967–1970 KNVB (various teams)
1971–1975 FC Groningen
1975–1996 KNVB (various teams)
1976 Netherlands Women
1986 Netherlands Women
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Playing career

During his football career, he played as a defender for Velocitas 1897 from Groningen.[3]

Managerial career

After his playing career, he was assistant coach at Sparta for three years, under head coaches Denis Neville and Bill Thompson.[3] Afterwards, he managed Holland Sport, Heerenveen, FC Groningen and various teams of the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), including the women's national team.[3] He also coached the men's national futsal team, achieving second place at the 1989 World Championship and qualification for the 1992 World Championship, 1996 UEFA Championship and 1996 World Championship.[1][2][3] He retired in 1997.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "FIFA Tournaments - Players & Coaches - GROENEWOUD Ron". FIFA.com. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Staflid: Ron Groenewoud" (in Dutch). OnsOranje. Archived from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Prominenten" (in Dutch). Velocitas 1897. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship squads

This article lists the confirmed national futsal squads for the 1989 FIFA Futsal World Championship tournament held in Netherlands, between 5 and 15 January, 1989.

1996 FIFA Futsal World Championship squads

This article lists the confirmed national futsal squads for the 1996 FIFA Futsal World Championship tournament held in Spain, between 24 November and 8 December 1996.

FC Groningen

Football Club Groningen (Dutch pronunciation: [ɛfˈseː ˈɣroːnɪŋə(n)]) is a Dutch professional football club based in Groningen. The club plays in the Eredivisie, the highest football league of the Netherlands.

The club was founded in 1971 when predecessor GVAV changed its name to FC Groningen. Their home stadium was the Oosterpark Stadion from 1971 to 2005, while they currently play at the Hitachi Capital Mobility Stadion. The stadium is more commonly referred to with its former name, Euroborg.

Their best result in the Eredivisie was third place in 1991 and 2006, and their worst result in the Eredivisie was relegation to the Eerste Divisie in 1974 and 1998. The club won the KNVB Cup in the 2014–15 season.

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.

SC Heerenveen

Sportclub Heerenveen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈspɔrtklɵp ˌɦeːrə(n)ˈveːn]; West Frisian: Sportklub It Hearrenfean) football club that plays in the Eredivisie, the top level of football in the Netherlands.

SC Heerenveenmanagers
FC Groningenmanagers

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