Linskens (center) after scoring at 1987–88 European Cup Semi-final, Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
|Full name||Edward Linskens|
|Date of birth||6 November 1968|
|Place of birth||Venray, Netherlands|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Linskens was born in Venray, Limburg. During his 11-year professional career he played for PSV Eindhoven, NAC Breda, K.S.C. Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen (Belgium) and VVV-Venlo, the latter club competing in the second division.
At PSV, Linskens was an important first-team element and helped it to the European Cup victory in 1988, playing the entire final against S.L. Benfica of Portugal, won on penalties. With the Eindhoven side, he appeared in more than 150 official matches and scored more than 20 goals.
- PSV eert ‘gouden’ selectie van 1988 (PSV's ‘golden’ XI from 1988) Archived 5 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine; PSV Eindhoven, 14 April 2011