Rinus Michels

Dutch footballer and manager (1928-2005)

Rinus Michels (9 February 1928 – 3 March 2005) was a Dutch football player and football manager. He played for Ajax and Netherlands national team.

Rinus Michels
Rinus Michels op persconferentie ivm vertrek van bondscoach Kees Rijvers en diens opvolging, Bestanddeelnr 933-1361.jpg
Personal information
Full name Marinus Jacobus Hendricus Michels
Date of birth (1928-02-09)9 February 1928
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 3 March 2005(2005-03-03) (aged 77)
Position(s) Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946-1958 Ajax
National team
1950-1954 Netherlands
Teams managed
1965-1971
1971-1975
1974
1975-1976
1976-1978
1979-1980
1980-1984
1984-1988
1988-1989
1990-1992
Ajax
Barcelona
Netherlands
Ajax
Barcelona
Los Angeles Aztecs
Köln
Netherlands
Bayer Leverkusen
Netherlands
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Club career statisticsEdit

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
NetherlandsLeague
1945/46 Ajax 12 13
1946/47 28 14
1947/48 5 3
1948/49 20 7
1949/50 26 16
1950/51 14 5
1951/52 19 15
1952/53 20 8
1953/54 26 12
1954/55 33 14
1955/56 30 8
1956/57 Eredivisie 29 7
1957/58 2 0
Country Netherlands 264 122
Total 264 122

International career statisticsEdit

Netherlands national team
YearAppsGoals
Total 5 0

ReferencesEdit