Nol Heijerman

Arnoldus "Nol" Heijerman (10 October 1940 – 23 January 2015) was a Dutch footballer.

Nol Heijerman
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Personal information
Full name Arnoldus Heijerman
Date of birth (1940-10-10)10 October 1940
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 23 January 2015(2015-01-23) (aged 74)
Place of death Rotterdam, Netherlands
Position(s) Right winger
Youth career
1950–1960 RFC Rotterdam
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1963 HVC Amersfoort
1963–1967 Xerxes
1967–1975 Sparta 223 (64)
1975–1976 Excelsior 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Heijerman played for HVC and Xerxes,[1] with whom he won promotion to the Eredivisie in 1966[2] and where he played alongside Ab Fafié, Willem van Hanegem, Rob Jacobs and Eddy Treijtel. He made his debut for Xerxes on 25 August 1963 in a 2–2 Tweede Divisie draw with FC Wageningen.[2]

He joined Sparta for 125,000 guilders in 1967.[3]

Sparta RotterdamEdit

Dubbed Sparta's Beatle because of his long-haired looks, Heijerman played 223 league games for the Rotterdammers, scoring 64 goals. In the 1967–68 season, he scored 19 goals to become the season's club top goalscorer and he scored 3 goals in 10 European cup matches.[3] He finished his career with a sole season at Excelsior.[1]

In 1971, he won a runners-up medal in the KNVB Cup with Sparta, after losing the Cup final to Ajax.


  1. ^ a b (in Dutch) "Oud-Spartaan Heijerman (74) overleden", RTV Rijnmond, 2015. Retrieved on 24 January 2015.
  2. ^ a b (in Dutch) Oud-Xerxaan Nol Heijerman overleden, XerxesDZB, 2015. Retrieved on 24 January 2015.
  3. ^ a b (in Dutch) Nol Heijerman overleden, Sparta Rotterdam, 2015. Retrieved on 24 January 2015.

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