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Peter Arntz (born 5 February 1953 in Leuth, Gelderland) is a Dutch retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

Peter Arntz
Persdag AZ 67 Peter Arntz , kop, Bestanddeelnr 932-2666.jpg
Arntz in 1982
Personal information
Full name Petrus Wilhelmus Arntz
Date of birth (1953-02-05) 5 February 1953 (age 66)
Place of birth Leuth, Netherlands
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1976 Go Ahead Eagles 151 (23)
1976–1985 AZ'67 260 (12)
Total 411 (35)
National team
1975–1981 Netherlands 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Arntz came through the famous Go Ahead Eagles youth system and made his debut for their senior team in February 1971 against Ajax.

He moved to AZ'67 after the 1976 European Championship and twice won the KNVB Cup with them. In 1981, he won the league title with them and he played in both legs of the 1981 UEFA Cup Final which AZ'67 lost to Ipswich Town.

International careerEdit

He made his debut for the Netherlands in an April 1975 friendly match against Belgium[1] and earned a total of 5 caps, scoring no goals. He was included in the Dutch squad for the 1976 UEFA European Football Championship.[2]

His final international was a February 1981 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Cyprus.

RetirementEdit

After retiring as a player, Arntz worked as a scout for AZ from 1997 to 2011.[3]

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