Peter Kemper

Peter Kemper (13 October 1942 – 25 March 2020) was a Dutch footballer who played as a defender.

Peter Kemper
Kemper (kop) PSV, Bestanddeelnr 934-6467.jpg
Personal information
Full name Pieter Andreas Kemper
Date of birth (1942-10-13)13 October 1942
Place of birth The Hague, Netherlands
Date of death 25 March 2020(2020-03-25) (aged 77)
Place of death Netherlands
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1975 PSV 219 (6)
1975–1976 Helmond Sport
National team
1964–1967 Netherlands 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club careerEdit

Born in The Hague, Kemper played for local amateur side Lenig en Snel before joining PSV Eindhoven in 1961. In 14 seasons with PSV, he won two league titles.[1] He played over 200 league and almost 20 European competition matches for the club.[2] Next to his 219 Eredivisie appearances he played 17 matches in the European Cup, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and the UEFA Cup. He finished his career with Helmond Sport.

International careerEdit

Kemper made his debut for the Netherlands in an October 1964 FIFA World Cup qualification away against Albania and earned a total of 3 caps, scoring no goals. His final international was an April 1967 friendly match against Belgium.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

After retiring as a player, he worked as a gym teacher at schools and was part of the KNVB disciplinary committee for 33 years. He suffered from a heart attack in 1990 but recovered. He died of heart failure in March 2020.[4]


1963, 1975


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