Stefanie van der Gragt

Stefanie van der Gragt (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsteːfaːni vɑn dɛr ˈɣrɑxt]; born 16 August 1992) is a Dutch footballer. She plays as a defender for FC Barcelona and the Netherlands national team where she represented the country at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.[2]

Stefanie van der Gragt
Van der Gragt
Personal information
Full name Stefanie van der Gragt
Date of birth 16 August 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Heerhugowaard, Netherlands
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
FC Barcelona
Number 3
Youth career
Reiger Boys
Kolping Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 AZ Alkmaar 7 (1)
2011–2015 Telstar 86 (13)
2015–2016 FC Twente 21 (2)
2016–2017 Bayern Munich 9 (0)
2017–2018 Ajax 15 (2)
2018– FC Barcelona 6 (1)
National team
2010 Netherlands U19 5 (3)
2013– Netherlands 55 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 March 2018

Club career

Her career started at the youth teams of amateur club Reiger Boys in Heerhugowaard.[3] She then played for Kolping Boys youth team, another amateur club in Oudorp.[4]

A move to AZ Alkmaar in 2009 started her professional career, as she was able to play in the highest professional national league (Eredivisie). After two seasons at the club, in 2011, she joined Telstar where she played for the next four years. In 2015 she moved to FC Twente[5] and after one season she joined the German Bundesliga team Bayern Munich.[6] Due to injuries, she had few opportunities to play in Germany and in 2017 she moved back to the Netherlands, signing with Ajax.[7] On 4 July 2018, she joined Spanish side FC Barcelona.

International career

Her debut for the Netherlands women's national football team came on 8 March 2013 against Switzerland in a 2013 Cyprus Cup match.[8]

She was also part of the Dutch teams of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup[2] and the winning team of the UEFA Women's Euro 2017,[9] playing all matches in both tournaments. At the 2019 Women's World Cup, she scored in the Netherland's quarter-final victory over Italy.[10]

International goals

Scores and results list the Netherlands goal tally first.[8]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 5 March 2014 GSZ Stadium, Larnaca, Cyprus  Australia 2–0 2–2 2014 Cyprus Cup
2. 10 April 2016 Jan Louwers Stadion, Eindhoven, Netherlands  Canada 1–2 1–2 Friendly
3. 20 January 2017 Pinatar Arena, San Pedro del Pinatar, Spain  Romania 4–1 7–1
4. 19 October 2017 NV Arena, Sankt Pölten, Austria  Austria 1–0 2–0
5. 24 November 2017 NTC Senec, Senec, Slovakia  Slovakia 1–0 5–0 WWC-qualification 2019
6. 5–0
7. 28 February 2018 Bela Vista Municipal Stadium, Parchal, Portugal  Japan 5–1 6–2 2018 Algarve Cup
8. 29 June 2019 Stade du Hainaut, Valenciennes, France  Italy 2–0 2–0 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup



AZ Alkmaar
FC Twente
FC Barcelona




  1. ^ 2015 World Cup
  2. ^ a b "Profile". Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  3. ^ "De roots van Stefanie van der Gragt en Wesley Hoedt". (in Dutch). 20 July 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Kolping boys trots op Heerhugowaardse Stefanie van der Gragt". Alkmaar Centraal (in Dutch). 7 August 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Stefanie van der Gragt en Renate Jansen naar FC Twente Vrouwen". FC Twente (in Dutch). 11 May 2015. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Stefanie van der Gragt naar Bayern München". (in Dutch). 15 June 2016. Archived from the original on 2017-12-22. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Trainingsclinic van Stefanie van der Gragt + Foto's". V.V. Dirkshorn (in Dutch). 16 October 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Profile". (in Dutch). Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Wiegman kiest Oranjeselectie voor WEURO 2017". (in Dutch). 14 June 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Dutch head into World Cup semis after 2-0 win over Italy". Euronews. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  11. ^ "Finale Algarve Cup tussen Oranjevrouwen en Zweden afgelast" (in Dutch). Retrieved 7 March 2018.

External links

2014 Cyprus Women's Cup

The 2014 Cyprus Women's Cup was the seventh edition of the Cyprus Women's Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. It took place between 5–12 March 2014.France won the final over defending champions England. For the first time, Canada did not reach the final, eventually finishing in fifth place.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group A

Group A of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup consisted of hosts Canada, China, New Zealand and the Netherlands. Matches were played from 6 to 15 June 2015.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA play-offs

The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification UEFA play-offs decided the eighth and final UEFA qualifier for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.

2016–17 DFB-Pokal Frauen

The DFB-Pokal 2016–17 was the 37th season of the cup competition, Germany's second-most important competition in women's football.

2016–17 FC Bayern Munich (women) season

The 2016–17 season was the 27th edition of Bayern Munich's women's section since the creation of the Frauen Bundesliga. In it the team tried to defend its second consecutive Frauen Bundesliga title and made its third appearance in the UEFA Women's Champions League.

2018 Algarve Cup

The 2018 Algarve Cup was the 25th edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place from 28 February to 7 March 2018.Because the final between the Netherlands and Sweden was cancelled, the trophy was awarded to both teams.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Final was a football match which determined the winner of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. It was the eighth final of the FIFA Women's World Cup, a quadrennial tournament contested by the women's national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The match was played on 7 July 2019 at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, a suburb of Lyon, France.

The final was contested by the United States, the defending champion, and the Netherlands, in their first final. The United States won 2–0, earning their second consecutive and fourth overall Women's World Cup title, with second-half goals scored by co-captain Megan Rapinoe from the penalty spot and Rose Lavelle. With the win, the U.S. became the second team to win consecutive titles after Germany's victories in 2003 and 2007. The team's coach, Jill Ellis, became the first manager to win two Women's World Cup titles.

Each finalist was the reigning champion of its respective confederation, with the United States having won the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship and the Netherlands having won UEFA Women's Euro 2017.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 22 June with the round of 16 and ended on 7 July with the final match, held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu. A total of 16 teams (the top two teams from each group, along with the four best third-placed teams) advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.All times listed are local, CEST (UTC+2).

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 3

UEFA Group 3 of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification competition consisted of five teams: Norway, the Netherlands, the Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, and Northern Ireland. The composition of the seven groups in the qualifying group stage was decided by the draw held on 25 April 2017, with the teams seeded according to their coefficient ranking.The group was played in home-and-away round-robin format between 15 September 2017 and 4 September 2018. The group winners qualified for the final tournament, while the runners-up advanced to the play-offs if they were one of the four best runners-up among all seven groups (not counting results against the fifth-placed team).

AZ Alkmaar (women)

AZ or AZ Vrouwen was a women's association football club based in Alkmaar and the Zaanstreek, Netherlands. They were affiliated with the AZ men's team. They were founder members of the Eredivisie Vrouwen in 2007 and won the first three editions of the championship. In February 2011 AZ announced they were withdrawing support for their women's section, for financial reasons.Telstar entered a team in the 2011–12 women's Eredivisie and most of the AZ players signed for the newly formed club.

FC Barcelona Femení

Futbol Club Barcelona Femení is a women's football team from Barcelona founded as Club Femení Barcelona in 1988. It is the women's section of FC Barcelona. It is one of the most successful women's football teams in Spain.

List of AFC Ajax (women) players

This article is about past and present players of AFC Ajax Vrouwen. For a list of all Ajax Vrouwen players with a Wikipedia article, see Category:AFC Ajax Vrouwen players. For the current squad, see AFC Ajax Vrouwen#Current squad.

This list includes past and present footballers who have played/play for Ajax Vrouwen.

List of FIFA Women's World Cup goalscorers

This article lists each country's goalscorers in the FIFA Women's World Cup. There are 373 goalscorers for the 917 goals scored at the 8 editions of the World Cup final tournaments.


Numbers in green means the player finished as the tournament top scorer (or joint top scorer).

Maruschka Waldus

Maruschka Waldus (born 20 September 1992) is a Dutch football player who currently plays for Vålerenga IF in Norway in the Toppserien.

She made her debut in May 2015 in the NWSL, being the first Dutch soccer player in the NWSL.

Together with Marlous Pieëte, Maruschka Waldus in 2017 was the first Dutch soccer player to play in the W-League in Australia.

Netherlands at the FIFA Women's World Cup

Netherlands have participated two times at the FIFA Women's World Cup: in 2015, in 2019. The have reached the 2nd round in 2015 and the final in 2019.

* Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

SC Telstar VVNH

Sportclub Telstar Vrouwenvoetbal Noord-Holland was a Dutch women's football club based in Velsen. It was connected to the SC Telstar.

Its home stadium was the 3,625 seater TATA Steel Stadion and its home colours were white.

The women's team was established in 2011 and played in the top level Eredivisie and BeNe League. After the 2016–17 season the team relocated to Alkmaar and formed VV Alkmaar.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Final

The UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Final was a football match to determine the winner of UEFA Women's Euro 2017. The match took place on 6 August 2017 at De Grolsch Veste in Enschede, Netherlands, and was contested by the winners of the semi-finals, the Netherlands and Denmark.

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

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Group A

Group A of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 contained Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands and Norway. The matches were played from 16 to 24 July 2017.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 knockout stage

The knockout phase of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 began on 29 July 2017 and ended on 6 August 2017 with the final.All times local (UTC+2).

FC Barcelona Femení – current squad
Netherlands squads


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