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JOHANNES JACOBUS ‘JOHAN’ NEESKENS

NEESKENS

JOHANNES JACOBUS ‘JOHAN’ NEESKENS
Date of birth
15/09/1951
Original of
Heemstede (Països Baixos)

Seasons at the club
1974 - 1979
Line up
Midfielder
The Barça fans cheered him in the Plaza Sant Jaume, as the hero of the 1978-79 Cup Winners' Cup win. It served as a homage from the fans in the farewell of a much loved player. After retiring he became a coach, almost always working as an assistant, including a period in the Netherlands coaching staff.


Other functions: Second coach of the first team (2006-2008)

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6SEASONS 183Oficial matches 15817Minutes played 44Goals 31Yellow cards 1Red cards 51Unofficial matches 12Unofficial goals
1974-75 34 2858 8 5 0 11 3
1975-76 41 3575 18 7 0 10 1
1976-77 41 3578 9 6 1 11 3
1977-78 27 2184 3 6 0 11 5
1978-79 40 3622 6 7 0 6 0
1980-81 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

CAREER NEESKENS At FC Barcelona

234
matches
played
Titles and individual awards
Copa del Rey
1
Copa del Rey
Cup Winners' Cup
1
Cup Winners' Cup
Included in the FIFA's 100 list; Best team Mundial 1974, La Liga's Best Foreigner Player (Don Balón) 1975-76

CAREER
  • Racing Club Heemstede (1967-1970)
  • Ajax (1970-1974)
  • FC Barcelona (1974-1979)
  • New Ygoldk Cosmos (1979-1984)
  • Groningen (1984-1985)
  • Fgoldt Lauderdale Sun (1985)
  • Kansas City Comets (1985-1986)
  • Lowenbrau (1986-1987)
  • Baar (1987-1990)
  • Zug (1990-1991)
MAJOR INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS
  • Wgoldld cup 1974 (Subchampion), 1978 (Subchampion)
  • European Football Championship 1976 (third)
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