Arnold Scholten

Arnold Scholten (born 5 December 1962) is a Dutch football coach and former player who works as youth coach at Feyenoord. He played as a midfielder for Den Bosch, Ajax, Feyenoord and JEF United Ichihara (Japan). Because of his white-blonde haircolor, Scholten was nicknamed The White Socrates after Brazilian playmaker Sócrates.[1]

Arnold Scholten
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Scholten in 1989
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-12-05) 5 December 1962 (age 59)
Place of birth Den Bosch, Netherlands
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
BVV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1986 Den Bosch 74 (10)
1986–1990 Ajax 69 (5)
1990–1995 Feyenoord 165 (20)
1995–1997 Ajax 44 (3)
1997–1998 JEF United Ichihara 48 (2)
1999–2001 Den Bosch 65 (2)
Total 465 (42)
Teams managed
2001–2002 Den Bosch (technical director)
2002–2006 RKC Waalwijk (youth coach)
2006–2007 Feyenoord (youth coach)
2009–2017 Den Bosch (youth coach)
2017– Feyenoord (youth coach)
2019–2020 Jong Feyenoord
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Career statisticsEdit

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition[2]
Club Season League
Division Apps Goals
Den Bosch 1983–84 Eredivisie 9 1
1984–85 31 1
1985–86 34 8
Total 74 10
Ajax 1986–87 Eredivisie 18 1
1987–88 17 2
1988–89 28 2
1989–90 6 0
Total 69 5
Feyenoord 1989–90 Eredivisie 16 2
1990–91 33 1
1991–92 33 1
1992–93 25 4
1993–94 30 6
1994–95 28 6
Total 165 20
Ajax 1995–96 Eredivisie 16 1
1996–97 28 2
Total 44 3
JEF United Ichihara 1997 J1 League 15 0
1998 33 2
Total 48 2
Den Bosch 1998–99 Eerste Divisie 16 1
1999–00 Eredivisie 21 1
2000–01 Eerste Divisie 28 0
Total 65 2
Career total 465 42

HonoursEdit

Ajax

Feyenoord

Den Bosch

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scholten: 'Feyenoord en Ajax zijn grote clubs met veel uitstraling'". Feyenoord (in Dutch). 6 February 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2022.
  2. ^ "Arnold Scholten » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 6 January 2022.

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