Frits Flinkevleugel

Frederik Arnoldus "Frits" Flinkevleugel (3 November 1939 – 10 April 2020) was a Dutch footballer who played as a right back.

Frits Flinkevleugel
Frits Flinkevleugel (1965).jpg
Personal information
Full name Frederik Arnoldus Flinkevleugel[1]
Date of birth (1939-11-03)3 November 1939
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 10 April 2020(2020-04-10) (aged 80)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Playing position(s) Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1972 DWS 319 (16)
1972–1977 FC Amsterdam 110 (4)
Total 429 (20)
National team
1964–1967 Netherlands 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Born in Amsterdam, Flinkevleugel played for DWS and FC Amsterdam.[1] He won the Dutch championship in 1964 with DWS.[2]

He also earned 11 caps for the Dutch national team between 1964 and 1967.[1]

Later life and deathEdit

Flinkevleugel owned a cigar shop in Amsterdam.[2] He died of COVID-19 on 10 April 2020, aged 80.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Frits Flinkevleugel". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Oud-international Flinkevleugel, die met DWS historie schreef, overleden". nos.nl.
  3. ^ Steven Kooijman (11 April 2020). "Voetbalwereld rouwt om Frits Flinkevleugel". De Telegraaf. Archived from the original on 13 April 2020.