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Bert Jacobs (March 2, 1941, Zandvoort, North Holland – November 14, 1999) was a football manager from the Netherlands, who played for HFC Haarlem. Jacobs was a football trainer at a young age, worked for Roda JC, FC Utrecht, Fortuna Sittard, Vitesse Arnhem, RKC Waalwijk and Sporting de Gijón. Renowned for his level-headed insight into the game of football and for coining the term "Hotsknotsbegonia football."

Bert Jacobs
Trainer Bert Jacobs van Sparta, Bestanddeelnr 932-7603.jpg
Bert Jacobs
Personal information
Date of birth (1941-03-02)2 March 1941
Place of birth Zandvoort, Netherlands
Date of death 14 November 1999(1999-11-14) (aged 58)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Zandvoortmeeuwen
HFC Haarlem
Teams managed
1969–1970 Velox
1970–1974 FC Utrecht
1974–1980 Roda JC
1980–1982 Willem II Tilburg
1982–1983 Seiko SA
1983–1984 Sparta Rotterdam
1984–1987 Fortuna Sittard
1988–1993 Vitesse Arnhem
1993 Sporting de Gijón
1995–1996 FC Volendam
1996–1997 RKC Waalwijk
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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