Jacky Peeters (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɟɛki ˈpeːtərs]) (born 13 December 1969) is a retired Belgian football defender.

Jacky Peeters
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-12-13) 13 December 1969 (age 50)
Place of birth Bree, Belgium
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 K.R.C. Genk 64 (4)
1998–2000 Arminia Bielefeld 57 (3)
2000–2004 K.A.A. Gent 117 (2)
2004–2006 KVV Heusden-Zolder
2006–2007 Patro Eisden
National team
1999–2002 Belgium 17 (0)
Teams managed
2009 Patro Eisden
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

He was selected to join K.R.C Genk in 1994, where he stayed until 1998. His last game with Genk was the winning match against Brugge (4-0) to see the team win the Cup Final. Peeters scored the fourth goal. He then joined Arminia Bielefeld to play in the German second division Bundesliga, where the team was successful in winning and being promoted to the first division. He then returned to Belgium to join K.A.A Gent, a first division team in Belgium.

InternationalEdit

Peeters played with the Red Devils, the national Belgium team, where he played with them for Euro 2000 and the 2002 World Cup. His first international game was against the Netherlands on 4 September 1999, where the game was a five-five draw. One of the highlights of his career was playing for Belgium during the 2002 World Cup in Japan and Korea. Most memorable was the game against Brazil, where he assisted a goal by the captain Marc Willmots, which was not counted at the time, but later considered a legal goal. HIs last game with the Red Devils was a friendly match against Poland on 21 August 2002. Altogether he played 17 matches with the national Belgian team.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jacky Peeters". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 2 December 2012.

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