Jan van Schijndel

Jan van Schijndel (4 March 1927 – 28 February 2011) was a Dutch football player.

Jan van Schijndel
Jan van Schijndel (1951).jpg
van Schijndel in 1951
Personal information
Full name Jan van Schijndel
Date of birth (1927-03-04)4 March 1927
Place of birth Schiedam, Netherlands
Date of death 28 February 2011(2011-02-28) (aged 83)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1939–1945 SVV
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1945–1960 SVV
National team
1949–1955 Netherlands 17 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 March 2011
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 March 2011

Club careerEdit

A one-club man, van Schijndel has played his entire career for SVV in Schiedam, with whom he won the 1949 Dutch league title[1] and the first Dutch Supercup.[2] He was one of the last surviving players of that title-winning squad.[3]

International careerEdit

Van Schijndel made his debut for the Netherlands in a March 1949 friendly match against Belgium and had earned a total of 17 caps, scoring one goal. He captained the Netherlands in his last three games. He was a non-playing squad member for his country at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[4]

His final international was an April 1955 friendly match, also against Belgium.[5]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list the Netherlands' goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 16 June 1949 Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland   Finland 4-0 4-1 Friendly match


Van Schijndel died on 28 February 2011 at the age of 83.[6]


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