Excelsior Rotterdam (women)

Excelsior Rotterdam is a Dutch women's football team from Rotterdam which competes in the Vrouwen Eredivisie, the top women's league in the Netherlands.

Excelsior Rotterdam
Founded2017
Ground
Capacity
  • 4,500 (Van Donge & De Roo)
  • 2,100 (De Bongerd)
LeagueEredivisie
2021-229th
WebsiteClub website

Established in 2017 as a result of a three seasons partnership between professional club Excelsior Rotterdam and amateur club BVV Barendrecht to create a women's team from the Rotterdam area. The team uses Barendrecht training facilities and host its matches at either Excelsior's Van Donge & De Roo Stadion or Barendrecht's Sportpark De Bongerd.[2]

SeasonsEdit

9
8
8
7
9
18 19 20 21 22
Women's eredivisie
Season Division Position W – D – L = Pts GF – GA Top scorer KNVB Cup
2017–18 Eredivisie 09 / 09 01 – 02 – 22 = 05 21 – 77 Henriquez (6) Round of 16
2018–19 Eredivisie 08 / 09 05 – 04 – 16 = 19 27 – 58
2019–20 Eredivisie a 08 / 08 00 – 03 – 09 = 03 10 – 40
2020–21 Eredivisie 07 / 08 02 – 06 – 09 = 12 15 – 48
2021–22 Eredivisie 09 / 09 02 – 05 – 17 = 11 28 – 83

a = season abandoned due to Covid

Current squadEdit

As of 19 September 2022.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   NED Isa Pothof
2 DF   NED Nikki Ridder
3 DF   NED Rachel Kleine
4 DF   NED Yara Helderman
5 DF   NED Yentl van Goch
6 MF   NED Lynn Groenewegen
7 FW   NED Dana Breewel
8 MF   SUR Anne Bhagerath
9 FW   NED Iris van Bokhoven
10 MF   NED Kathelyn Hendriks
11 FW   NED Britt Udink
12 FW   SUR Naomi Piqué
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 MF   NED Lieve van Vliet
15 DF   NED Fleur Mol
16 MF   NED Akke van den Born
17 DF    Aisse Gumbs
18 DF   NED Lieke de With
19 FW    Nur Al Jawahiri
20 GK   NED Nikki de Haan
21 GK   NED Lot Hemminga
22 FW    Rachelle Ardon
23 DF   NED Lieke Huijsmans
24 MF    Stephanie Coelho Aurélio
25 FW   NED Roos Hop

Former playersEdit

Head coachesEdit

  • Sander Luiten (2017–2018)
  • Richard Mank (2018–)

BroadcastingEdit

As of the 2020–21 season, league matches played on Sunday are broadcast on ESPN. Public service broadcaster NOS occasionally broadcasts some Sunday games live and provides game highlights during the Studio Sport programme.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pronk, Mitchel. "Vertrekkende speelsters beslissend voor ADO Vrouwen". The Hague: ADO Den Haag. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Vrouwenvoetbal". SBV Excelsior (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Women's Eredivisie secures coverage on Fox Sports and NOS". Sport Business. 10 August 2020. Retrieved 1 December 2020.

External linksEdit