Wim Woudsma

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Wim Woudsma
Personal information
Full name Willem Woudsma
Date of birth (1957-08-11)11 August 1957
Place of birth Nijverdal, Overijssel, Netherlands
Date of death 23 May 2019(2019-05-23) (aged 61)
Place of death Nijverdal, Overijssel, Netherlands
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Hulzense Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1976–1989 Go Ahead Eagles 376 (45)
1989–1990 N.E.C. 19 (0)
Total 395 (45)
National team
1977–1981 Netherlands U21 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Willem Woudsma (11 August 1957 – 23 May 2019) was a Dutch footballer. He played as a defender.

Woudsma was born in Nijverdal, Overijssel. He played in the Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie. He played for Go Ahead Eagles between 1976 and 1989. He spent his professional career for the club except for his final season in 1989–90 when he played for N.E.C. in the Eredivisie. He played in 430 competitive matches for Go Ahead Eagles, the second most of any player. He later coached amateur football sides and was a youth coach at Go Ahead Eagles.

Woudsma died on 23 May 2019 in Nijverdal after a long illness. He was 61.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wim Woudsma overleden" (in Dutch). Go Ahead Eagles. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 30 May 2019.

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