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Patrick Paauwe (born 27 December 1975) is a Dutch former professional footballer.[1]

Patrick Paauwe
FvS Feyenoord Patrick Paauwe 01.jpg
Paauwe in 2006
Personal information
Full name Patrick Paauwe
Date of birth (1975-12-27) 27 December 1975 (age 43)
Place of birth Dronten, Netherlands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
't Harde
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1995 PSV 2 (0)
1995–1996 De Graafschap 23 (0)
1996–1998 Fortuna Sittard 61 (6)
1998–2006 Feyenoord 229 (25)
2006–2007 Valenciennes 29 (1)
2007–2009 Borussia Mönchengladbach 57 (4)
2009–2011 VVV-Venlo 50 (2)
Total 451 (38)
National team
2000–2002 Netherlands 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Paauwe played as a defender in the past but for Feyenoord Rotterdam as a defensive midfielder role. Other teams he served are PSV Eindhoven, De Graafschap, Fortuna Sittard, Valenciennes FC and VVV Venlo. Paauwe is a one-time winner of the Dutch Eredivisie (in 1999) and the UEFA Cup (in 2002), both with Feyenoord. After two years with Borussia Mönchengladbach, he returned to his native Netherlands and signed for VVV-Venlo. He retired from professional football on 31 January 2011.

International careerEdit

Paauwe has been capped five times by the Dutch national team, all in 2000.

Personal lifeEdit

His brother Cees Paauwe was also a professional footballer, playing as a goalkeeper.


  1. ^ "Patrick Paauwe". Retrieved 22 October 2012.

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