Aad Mansveld

Adriaan Mansveld (14 July 1944 – 5 December 1991 was a Dutch footballer who played as a libero.

Aad Mansveld
Aad Mansveld (1981).jpg
Mansveld in 1981.
Personal information
Full name Adriaan Mansveld[1]
Date of birth (1944-07-14)14 July 1944
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Date of death 5 December 1991(1991-12-05) (aged 47)
Place of death The Hague, Netherlands
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Position(s) Libero
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1977 FC Den Haag 370 (54)
1967Golden Gate Gales (loan)
1977–1979 Feyenoord 35 (8)
1979–1981 FC Den Haag 77 (8)
1981–1982 FC Utrecht 11 (0)
1982–1983 FC Den Haag 11 (0)
Total 504 (70)
National team
1972–1973 Netherlands 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in The Hague, Mansveld played club football for FC Den Haag, Golden Gate Gales, Feyenoord and FC Utrecht.[1][2][3] A stand at Zuiderpark Stadion, ADO Den Haag's stadium, was named after Mansveld.[4]

He also earned 6 caps for the Netherlands national team between 1972 and 1973.[1] He played in a number of qualifying matches for the 1974 FIFA World Cup, but was injured for the actual tournament.[4][3]

He died at the age of 47 from cancer.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Aad Mansveld". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b "NASL-Aad Mansveld". www.nasljerseys.com.
  3. ^ a b https://frieschdagblad.nl/2019/7/9/aad-mansveld-en-de-twijfels-van-een-icoon
  4. ^ a b c "Holland Sport -> Afleveringen -> Holland sport -> Items -> Aad Mansveld in de eregalerij". 12 November 2010. Archived from the original on 12 November 2010.