Pim Bekkering

Pim Bekkering (9 August 1931 – 25 February 2014) was a Dutch football player.

Pim Bekkering
Pim Bekkering (1959).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-08-09)9 August 1931
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 25 February 2014(2014-02-25) (aged 82)
Place of death Helmond, Netherlands
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1957 HVV 't Gooi
1957–1966 PSV 121 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 1 March 2014
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 1 March 2014

Club careerEdit

Nicknamed de Kat (the Cat), Bekkering made his professional debut for then Tweede Divisie side HVV 't Gooi in the 1956-57 season. He left them a year later for PSV for whom he would play 121 league games in 10 seasons.[1] He was replaced in the PSV goal by Gert Bals, spending a large part of his PSV career as the second goalkeeper.

Retirement and deathEdit

Bekkering used to work for Philips. He died in February 2014.[2]