Geertruida "Ruud" Maria Geels (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣeːr.ˌtrœy̯.daː (ˈryt) mɑ.ˈrijaː ˈɣeːls]; born 28 July 1948) is a Dutch former professional footballer who played as a striker and attacking midfielder. He obtained 20 caps for the Dutch national team, scoring eleven goals, in the 1970s.

Ruud Geels
Ruud Geels 1974c.jpg
Geels in 1974
Personal information
Full name Geertruida Maria Geels
Date of birth (1948-07-28) 28 July 1948 (age 73)
Place of birth Haarlem, Netherlands
Position(s) Second striker / Attacking midfielder
Youth career
RKVV DSS
RKSV Onze Gezellen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1966 Telstar 8 (5)
1966–1970 Feijenoord 89 (46)
1970–1972 Go Ahead Eagles 62 (35)
1972–1974 Club Brugge 53 (28)
1974–1978 Ajax 131 (123)
1978–1979 Anderlecht 28 (25)
1979–1981 Sparta 48 (35)
1981–1982 PSV 32 (15)
1982–1984 NAC 22 (6)
Total 473 (318)
National team
1974–1981 Netherlands 20 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Feyenoord[1]

Club Brugge[2]

Ajax[3]

RSC Anderlecht[4]

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Feyenoord, een topclub zonder geld". 6 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Club Brugge | Palmares". 8 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Ajax | Prijzenkast".
  4. ^ "RSC Anderlecht | Palmares".
  5. ^ "UEFA Euro 1980".
  6. ^ "EredivisieStats – Alle uitslagen, standen en clubgegevens van de Nederlandse Eredivisie Voetbal". eredivisiestats.nl. Retrieved 8 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Fairs/UEFA Cup Topscorers". rsssf.com. Retrieved 8 November 2020.

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