Adrie Koster

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Adrie Koster
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Personal information
Full name Adrianus Cornelis Koster
Date of birth (1954-11-18) 18 November 1954 (age 59)
Place of birth Zierikzee, Netherlands
Playing position Winger (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1979 Roda JC 56 (11)
1979–1983 PSV Eindhoven 40 (11)
National team
1978 Netherlands 3 (0)
Teams managed
1985–1986 FC Eindhoven (assistant)
1986–1990 Willem II (assistant)
1990–1991 Willem II
1991–1993 Roda JC
1993–1995 Helmond Sport
1995–1997 TOP Oss
1997–2003 Excelsior
2004–2005 VVV
2005–2007 RKC
2007 Ajax (youth)
2007–2008 Ajax
2008–2009 Ajax B
2009–2011 Club Brugge
2012 Beerschot
2013–2014 Club Africain
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Adrianus Cornelis „Adrie“ Koster (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɑdrij.ˈaːn.ʏs kɔr.ˈne.ˌlɪs ˈɑd.ri ˈkɔs.tər]) (born 18 November 1954 in Zierikzee, Zeeland) is a former football winger from the Netherlands, who was most recently in charge of Club Africain.

Career

He played for Roda JC (1977–1979) and PSV Eindhoven (1979–1983).1 He played his last match in the Eredivisie on 2 October 1982, replacing Jurrie Koolhof. In the follow season 1983/1984 retired from his professional football career.

International

Koster obtained three caps (no goals) for the Netherlands national football team in 1978.

Coaching career

Koster later became a football manager, and started to work as an assistant for FC Eindhoven (1985–1986).

Since then he worked for Willem II Tilburg (1986–1991), Roda JC (1991–1993), Helmond Sport (1993–1995), TOP Oss (1995–1997), Excelsior Rotterdam (1997–2003), VVV-Venlo (2004–2005), and RKC Waalwijk (2005–2006). At the last club he was fired due to poor performances on 27 November 2006.2

He became head of the youth academy of AFC Ajax, and was appointed manager of the club's main squad on 9 October 2007, when Henk ten Cate went to Chelsea.3

On 8 April 2009 Koster has replaced Jacky Mathijssen as Club Brugge new trainer,4 the former PSV winger has signed a contract until the end of the season with an option for the next one.5

On 25 February 2010 Koster's contract with Club Brugge was extended until the summer of 2011.6 After a four game losing streak in all competitions, he was fired on October 30, 2011.7 He joined Beerschot following the 2011-12 season, but was sacked in November of the same year.8

References

  1. ^ Adrie Koster: "Brugge uitdaging". Telegraaf.nl (2009-04-08). Retrieved on 2011-10-30.
  2. ^ Adrie Koster trainer Club Brugge. Rijnmond.nl (2009-04-07). Retrieved on 2011-10-30.
  3. ^ Adrie Koster bis Saisonende Trainer bei Ajax. Sport.orf.at. Retrieved on 2011-10-30.
  4. ^ Adrie Koster wordt volgend seizoen hoofdtrainer van Club Brugge. Clubbrugge.be (2009-04-07). Retrieved on 2011-10-30.
  5. ^ Koster to join Club Brugge. English.ajax.nl (2006-07-06). Retrieved on 2011-10-30.
  6. ^ Club Brugge coach signs contract extension. Ontheminute.com. Retrieved on 2011-10-30.
  7. ^ sporza: Club Brugge ontslaat coach Adrie Koster. Sporza.be. Retrieved on 2011-10-30.
  8. ^ sporza: Beerschot neemt afscheid van coach Adrie Koster. Sporza.be. Retrieved on 2012-11-29.

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